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Bro Ddyfi Hospital (Machynlleth)

Type of Facility:   Community Hospital
Address: Heol Maengwyn, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8AD
Telephone: 01654 702266
Telephone:Getting Here:

The main entrance to the hospital is on Heol Maengwyn (A489), the main road through Machynlleth.

There are regular bus services to and from Newtown, Aberystwyth and Dolgellau. There are also less frequent services to outlying communities and the town is also served by Machynlleth & District Community Transport Scheme who offer accessible transport to meet the needs of the community.

For detailed bus times please visit http://en.powys.gov.uk/bustimetables or www.traveline.cymru

Parking: Car parking is available on site including disabled access spaces.
Facilities:

The main facilities at Bro Ddyfi Hospital in Machynlleth include:

  • Outpatient Facilities
  • Inpatient Ward (Twymyn Ward)
Twymyn Ward: The ward has 14 beds which support medical and rehabilitation patients. It is supported by General Practitioners from Glantwymyn Health Centre. The ward is also well supported by a multidisciplinary team which incorporates Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics, Speech and Language Therapy, Parkinson’s Specialist Nurse, Respiratory Nurse Speciality, Tissue Viability, Incontinence Nurse Specialist, Mental Health Team and Social Workers.
Visiting Times: Visiting times are between 14:00 until 17.00hrs and 18.00hrs until 20.00hrs.
Visitors are encouraged to adhere to these times to reflect protected meal times for the patients. However in extenuating circumstances this can be flexible with prior arrangement with the Senior Sister.
Urgent Care:

Advice for common ailments is available from your local pharmacist and from the NHS 111 Wales website.

Check your local GP practice for information about minor ailment services provided at your medical centre.

The nearest 24-hour Minor Injury Unit and Accident & Emergency Department or facilities are at Bronglais Hospital in Aberystwyth.
Outpatients: The Outpatients department supports outreach clinics by consultants from district general hospitals as well as specialist nursing and therapy clinics.
No Smoking: The site is a no smoking area and smoking is strictly prohibited on hospital premises.

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