Welsh Neuropsychiatry Service

The Welsh Neuropsychiatry Service at Hafan y Coed, University Hospital, Llandough, consists of:

  • In-patient services – ten beds
  • Day Assessment services
  • Community Services – 100 plus
  • Out-patients including Complex Epilepsy Clinic

The client group, aged between eighteen and sixty-five years of age, consists of people with acquired brain damage with associated psychiatric disorders with or without challenging behaviours. The service is available to the population of Wales.


The unit contains the following staff:

  • Specialist nurses - both ward, day hospital and community based
  • Specialist Occupational Therapist
  • Specialist Speech and Language Therapist
  • Consultant Clinical Psychologist
  • Physiotherapist

Sources of referrals to the multi-disciplinary team are:

  • General Practitioners
  • Rookwood Hospital
  • General Hospitals
  • Mental Health Services – both hospital & community
  • Social Services
  • Forensic Services
  • Learning Difficulties Services – both hospital & community
  • Neurosciences Directorates, e.g. University Hospital of Wales
  • Epilepsy Services
  • Legal Profession, e.g. solicitors acting for RTA victims etc.
  • HM Prisons
  • Employment Service

Gwen Phillips (Assistant Clinical Director)

Welsh Neuropsychiatry Service, Hafan y Coed, University Hospital, Llandough CF64 2XX

Tel: 029 21 824 615

Fax: 029 21 824 607




Last Updated: April 2019
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