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Dr Geraint Preest

Dr Geraint Preest



All Days

read moreAfter leaving school, I did a 3 year degree at University College Cardiff and graduated with a BSc in Pharmacology. I then went to Medical School in Cardiff and qualified as a Doctor in 1992. I am a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners and hold the Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (which came in handy when I unexpectedly delivered my second son at home). I have been trained in acupuncture by the British Medical Acupuncture Society and in the use of cosmetic fillers and anti-wrinkle treatment by KT Training, Harley Street, London. My medical interests include minor surgery and medical education. I perform vasectomies for the region at the Pencoed Clinic. This website has been designed and developed by me, so if the colours clash, you know who to blame!
As well as General Practice, I also work for the British Medical Journal as the GP Editor of BMJ - a revision resource for Doctors sitting postgraduate medical exams. I am member of Coeliac UK's Health Advisory Council and an MSc External Examiner for the University of South Wales. I am a Welsh speaker and I'm happy to hold consultations in Welsh. I live in Cardiff with my wife, who is also a Doctor, but is presently a full time mother looking after our 4 children. My hobbies include cycling, playing the guitar, listening to music of all kinds and I love great food (which just about rules out anything I've cooked for myself).

District Nurses

The District Nurses are employed by the local health board, not the practice

Phone: 01656 753495

Our District Nurses are:

  • Sister Rachel Hardcastle
  • Sister Gemma Jones

The East Network District Nursing team are based in Glanrhyd Hospital, not at our surgery.

Geographical areas covered by East Network District Nurses:

  • Gemma covers Llanharan, Brynna and Heol y Cyw areas
  • Rachel covers Pencoed, Coychurch, Troeos, Brackla (zone A/Lower end)

Admin Staff

Our Admin Staff are led by Practice Manager, Joanne Carter.

To speak to Joanne Carter by phone (or leave a message), call: 01656 867907

Miss Clare Williams

Miss Clare Williams

Assistant Practice Manager

read moreClare assists the Practice Manager in non-clinical matters.

Health Visitors

TheHealth Visitors are employed by the local health board, not the practice

They can be contacted on: 01656 778738 or 01656 778737.

OurHealth Visitors are:

  • Sian Neate and Sara Noon - Health Visitors for Llanharan
  • Nitika Griffiths - Health Visitor for Pencoed

The Health Visitors help out with baby clinics, child health and the welfare of our new mothers

The Health visitors are based at the Health Centre on Minffrwd Road, not at our surgeries.


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