Welcome to Western Vale Family Practice

 'Your Family is our Practice'

We are a friendly, caring and forward thinking Practice. We provide healthcare to a patient population of over 12,700 patients across the Western Vale of Glamorgan. We also undertake the vocational training of General Practitioners, Pharmacists and Medical Students.

Our main site, which is also our administration centre, is in the purpose- developed Health Centre in Cowbridge, and we have branch surgeries in Llantwit Major Health Centre and St Athan surgery (see Practice locations).

Western Vale Family Practice is a non-limited Partnership owned by Drs McGovern, Wilkinson, Coleman, Cleland and Morris.

For information about our mutidisciplinary team see our team

We are contracted to provide Primary Medical Services by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. Further details about Primary Medical Services in the area can be obtained from:



Health & Care Award - WINNER 2023

Western Vale Family Practice were blown away to win GP Practice of the Year, in September 2023.
Held in association with the University of South Wales, the awards recognise those in the community whose efforts in the health and care industry have gone above and beyond.
We won GP Practice of the Year and were finalinsts in two other categories:
  • GP of the Year - Dr Dominic McGovern
  • Excellence in Nursing - Sister Emma Tanner
This means so much to our team, some you know, some who work behind the scenes, everyone plays an integral part.
This award was made even more special knowing we were nominated directly by our patients!
Thank you to all at Western Vale Family Practice for all you do every day, to make that difference to our patients and each other.

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