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Breconshire War Memorial Hospital (Brecon)

Type of Facility:   Community Hospital
Address: Cerrigcochion Road, Brecon, Powys LD3 7NS
Telephone: 01874 622443
Telephone:Getting Here:

The hospital is located to the north of Brecon town centre on the B4602.

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Parking: Car parking is available on site including disabled access spaces.  Please note that on-site parking is limited, and alternative parking is available in nearby town centre car parks

The main facilities at Breconshire War Memorial Hospital include:

  • Outpatient Facilities
  • Inpatient General / Medical Ward (Y Bannau Ward)
  • Inpatient Elderly Mental Health Ward (Crug Ward)
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Ward (Epynt Ward)
  • Midwife-Led Birth Centre
  • Minor Injury Unit
  • X-Ray Facilities
  • Therapy Services
  • Minor Surgery and Endoscopy
  • Day Hospital
  • Community Dentistry
  • Children's Centre
Y Bannau Ward: Y Bannau Ward provides general medical and palliative care services.
Epynt Ward: Epynt Ward provides specialist rehabilitation services.
Crug Ward: Crug Ward provides elderly mental health services
Visiting Times:

During the COVID pandemic we are operating restricted visiting hours, please see this page for further details.

Urgent Care:

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

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

The Minor Injury Unit is open 24 hours per day, seven days a week. 

Minor Injury Units in Powys are able to treat adults and children aged 2 years and over.

All Minor Injury Units currently operate on a “phone first” basis. All patients are asked to phone before attending so that we can provide you with a telephone assessment and advice, and book you in for an appointment as appropriate. These arrangements are in place to keep you safe and keep our staff safe:

The nearest 24-hour Accident & Emergency Departments is in Merthyr Tydfil (Prince Charles).

Outpatients: The Outpatients department provides a range of outpatient clinics including visiting consultants from district general hospitals.
No Smoking: The site is a no smoking area and smoking is strictly prohibited on hospital premises.