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Werndale Hospital

Werndale Hospital offers private healthcare treatment for adults in West Wales and the surrounding areas.

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4.9 star rating by Google reviews

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About us

Werndale Hospital, part of Circle Health Group, offers excellent private healthcare treatment across a wide range of specialties in serene surroundings in Carmarthenshire. For over 32 years, the hospital has served patients from Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Bridgend, and Rhondda Cynon Taf. Werndale Hospital provides fast and convenient access to private treatment and services, encompassing orthopaedics, ophthalmology, general surgery, urology, ENT, gynaecology, and more. Our highly esteemed team of expert consultants and medical professionals provide caring, professional, and compassionate support throughout the patient journey. With dedicated nursing teams and a Resident Medical Officer available 24 hours a day, we prioritise patient safety within a welcoming and comfortable environment.

Werndale Hospital features two operating theatres, a comprehensive outpatient department, a diagnostic and imaging department with X-Ray, ultrasound, MRI services, and a dedicated physiotherapy team. Our state-of-the-art technology and on-site support services empower our consultants to perform a wide array of procedures, from routine investigations to complex surgeries. All patient rooms offer privacy, en-suite facilities, TVs, and nurse call bell facilities, ensuring comfort and peace of mind.

We also have a resident medical officer (RMO) who is available 24 hours a day to ensure that patients are safe and cared for at all times. Should your care needs change following surgery or treatment, we may need to transfer you to another hospital. This will either be to an NHS or another Circle hospital. Transfers of care only take place when absolutely necessary.


Discover our fixed price packages which include an initial consultation, treatment and aftercare. 

Patient satisfaction

Our latest Patient Satisfaction scores*

  • 99.2% of our patients said they would be "Likely" or "Extremely Likely "to recommend us to their friends and family.
  • 98.6% of our patients told us their impression of Nursing Care was "Very Good" or "Excellent".
  • 99.4% of our patients answered "Yes, always" when asked if they felt they were treated with dignity and respect.
  • 99.7% of patients answered "Yes, definitely" when asked if they were involved in decision making.

We are proud of our patient care and work hard to make each patient's time with us as pleasant as possible. Our patient satisfaction survey is an important indicator of how well we achieve this and we monitor the results very closely.

*During the period of January to December 2023, Werndale Hospital received 797 long form patient questionnaires.

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    Your private healthcare journey

    Every stage of your care with us, from diagnosis to recovery, is focused on you. We want to give you the best possible experience, with fast access to treatments and no waiting lists

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    Choose your consultant Find the right one for you

    We work with leading consultants offering NHS and private treatments across a wide range of medical services

Where are we? Easy to find and easy to get to Get directions on Google Maps



From the West 

Follow A40 to St Clears, at St Clears roundabout take 2nd exit to stay on A40 signposted Carmarthen, after 3 miles, take slight left, signposted Bancyfelin/Fox and Hounds pub. As you enter the village, the hospital entrance will be on your left. 

From the East 

Follow M4 to Junction 47 Pont Abraham roundabout, take first exit onto A48 to Carmarthen, from Carmarthen follow directions to A40 (St Clears), after 5 miles, take right turn off dual carriageway signposted Meidrim/Bancyfelin. Carry on straight down the road, through Bancyfelin village, until you see the hospital on the right-hand side.

From Mid Wales

Follow A40 to Carmarthen, from Carmarthen follow directions to A40 (St Clears), after 5 miles, take right turn off dual carriageway for Bancyfelin. Carry on straight down the road through the village, until you see the hospital on the right-hand side.


From Carmarthen Bus Station, take a taxi or bus to the hospital. National Express run coach services from Haverfordwest, Birmingham and London to Carmarthen. Journey time varies for direct and stopping services. Please visit the National Express website to plan your journey. 


From Carmarthen Station, take a taxi or bus to the hospital. The closest train station, Carmarthen station, is on the West Wales line. Positioned on Station Road, it resides on the opposite bank of the river Towy from the town centre. Facilities include a taxi rank and a bus stop. Located just over 6 miles from Werndale Hospital, the station offers convenient access. Great Western operates multiple direct trains from London Paddington, travelling through Reading, Bristol, Cardiff, and Swansea. Please visit the Transport for Wales website to plan your journey.

Frequently asked questions and other useful information

We want to make it as easy as possible for you to find the information you need, so we've gathered a list of frequently asked questions about our hospitals and services

  • We offer flexible payment options via Chrysalis Finance, making private healthcare more affordable than you'd think. You can find more details here.

  • You will need to call the hospital you have booked your appointment with. To do this, you can find the phone number to your hospital on your appointment letter. 

  • Please call the hospital where the patient is admitted, press zero for switchboard, and they will transfer your call to the patient’s room, or put you in touch with a nurse or a ward.
  • Yes, our hospitals have free WiFi access for our patients and visitors. 
  • Once your appointment is booked, you can request to receive a confirmation email or letter with all the necessary information. To find the confirmation email, please search your email inbox for any message from [email protected].

    You will also receive a text reminder 48 hours prior to your appointment with all the details you need. Please note that this will not be sent if the appointment is booked within 48 hours of the appointment date.

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Our reviews. What our patients say More reviews

  • Rating: 5 stars

    From my initial consultation to my operation, every member of staff all made me feel at ease. I could not have had better care.

    David - Google review
  • Rating: 5 stars

    From the beginning before entering Werndale everyone was extremely helpful and gave me constant assurance and they were always there should I have any questions or queries.

    John - Google review
  • Rating: 5 stars

    My experience at Werndale Hospital was fantastic. All the staff were friendly, polite and professional. Nothing was too much trouble. I would highly recommend.

    Kim - Google review
  • Rating: 5 stars

    All the staff were attentive and made me feel at ease! They were friendly and easy to talk to. Easy to book, fantastic aftercare.

    Ronald - Google review

More about Werndale Hospital

    • An Overview of the facilities at our hospital 

      At Werndale Hospital we have access to modern equipment and private facilities for patients in Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion. All patient rooms offer privacy and comfort of en-suite facilities, TV as well as nurse call bell facilities. The hospital has two operating theatres and a comprehensive outpatient department including x-ray, ultrasound, MRI and a physiotherapy department.

      These facilities combined with the latest in technology and on-site support services, enable our consultants to undertake a wide range of procedures from routine investigations to complex surgery. This specialist expertise is supported by caring and professional medical staff, with dedicated nursing teams and Resident Medical Officers on duty 24 hours a day, providing care within a friendly and comfortable environment.

      Mae Ysbyty Werndale yn rhan o Circle Health Group, sef darparwr mwyaf blaenllaw Prydain o ofal iechyd annibynnol a chanddynt bron i hanner cant o ysbytai ledled Prydain sy'n cyflawni llawdriniaeth fwy cymhleth nag y gwna unrhyw ddarparwr gofal iechyd preifat arall yn y wlad. Rydym yn ymrwymedig i ansawdd a gwerth gan ddarparu cyfleusterau ar gyfer gweithredoedd llawfeddygol blaengar ynghyd â gofal cyfeillgar, proffesiynol.

      Oherwydd y cyfleusterau hyn, y dechnoleg ddiweddaraf, a'r gwasanaethau cefnogi ar-y-safle gall ein hymgynghorwyr gyflawni nifer o weithredoedd meddygol gwahanol sy'n amrywio o archwiliadau arferol i lawdriniaethau cymhleth. Cefnogir yr arbenigedd gan staff meddygol gofalgar a phroffesiynol, timoedd o nyrsys ymroddgar a Swyddogion Meddygol Preswyl sydd ar ddyletswydd am 24 awr y dydd i ddarparu gofal o fewn cynefin sy'n gyfeillgar ac yn gysurus.

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