Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr

Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr is a Local General Hospital at Ystrad Mynach serving Caerphilly County Borough in Wales, United Kingdom operated by Aneurin Bevan Local Health Board. It was opened in November 2011, replacing services provided by a number of smaller, older hospitals.

Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr replaced the 85-year-old Caerphilly District Miners Hospital, Ystrad Mynach Hospital, Ty Sirhowy Mental Health Unit and smaller community hospitals.

The hospital has 269 beds in single ensuite bedrooms. The hospital was advertised as having a 24-hour local emergency centre however due to austerity and management inefficiencies the Minor Injuries Unit frewuently closes at 9PM in order to supplement staffing shortfalls in the Royal Gwent Hospital The hospital has an integrated mental health unit, and provides day surgery, and comprehensive diagnostic, outpatient and therapy services.


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