Visitors to Betws

Visitors to Meddygfa Betws-y-coed

If you are visiting the area and need to see a doctor, we are able to see you for an emergency necessary basis. This means an illness that has come on suddenly.  We are unable to see temporary residents/overseas visitors for ongoing problems or long term conditions unless it is urgent.

For general health advice you can contact NHS Direct on 0845 46 47 or visit their website

To get an appointment at our surgery, you will need to ring our reception on 01690 710205 at 8am on the day you require an appointment. If there are no appointments available, and you require an appointment on an immediately necessary basis, we will offer you a phone call from the doctor who will then assess the situation.

Local Pharmacy

You will find the nearest chemist in Llanrwst. There you can access advice and buy medication over the counter.

Dental Problems

Please note that we do not deal with dental problems. If you need dental treatment whilst in the area, please phone NHS Direct on 0845 46 47. Alternatively you can visit their website

Accessing Medical Attention Out Of Hours

If you need to access medical attention outside of surgery hours, contact Out of Hours Team on  0300 123 55 66.

Local Hospital Details

There is an Accident and Emergency department in two of the local hospitals.

Ysbyty Gwynedd

LL57 2PW

Telephone: 01248 384 384

Glan Clwyd Hospital

Rhuddlan Road
LL18 5UJ

Telephone: 01745 583910

Minor Injuries Unit

Minor injuries unit are:

Llandudno General Hospital

Hospital Road



LL30 1LB

(01492 860066)


Ysbyty Alltwen



LL49 9AQ

(01766 510010)

Patients from Abroad

If you need treatment and you live outside the UK, you will need to be seen as a private patient.  This service will be chargeable please ring the surgery for breakdown of costs.