Veterans' NHS Wales - PTHB

In Powys the Veterans' NHS Wales service is delivered by our neighbouring Health Boards: Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board for those who live in Montgomeryshire; Aneurin Bevan for those who live in Brecon or Radnorshire; and Abertawe Bro Morgannwg for those who live in Ystradgynlais.  For further information about the service please click on the appropriate health boards using the buttons on the left or contact Dr Neil J. Kitchiner, Principal Clinician, 029 2074 2062, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Leaflet about the service (the leaflet added here is the Aneurin Bevan one as an example) front & inner

Evening and Weekend service provision in Powys:

Adult Mental Health services in Powys are provided by our neighbouring health boards.  Consequently the contact details  for services provided out of office hours varies according to which part of Powys you live.

If you live in Montgomeryshire:

How do I contact the mental health services for specialist advice between 5pm and 9am (out of hours) or on Saturday and Sunday?

The out of hours consultant psychiatrist at Wrexham can provide clinical advice over the telephone on

Tel: 01978 291 100

What if I believe someone requires an admission?

If you believe that an individual requires an admission to hospital (and is willing to go voluntary) [for non-voluntary see above] then the crisis team at Shelton needs to be contacted on

Tel: 01743 492 148

If you live in Mid or South Powys (apart from Ystradgynlais):

How do I contact the mental health services for specialist advice be-tween 5pm and 9am or on Saturday and Sunday?

The out of hours consultant psychiatrist for Gwent and South Powys can provide clinical advice over the telephone on

Tel:01633 436700 *

*switchboard-request mental health senior on call clinician

Please note that they may not have and in depth knowledge of the local services in south Powys which could be obtained from Felindre ward on Tel:01874 712478

What if I believe someone requires an admission?

If you believe that an individual re-quires an admission to hospital (and is willing to go voluntary) [for non-voluntary see above] then the single contact point in South Powys needs to be contacted on Tel:01874 712478

If you live in Ystradgynlais:

How do I contact the mental health services for specialist advice be-tween 5pm and 9am or on Saturday and Sunday?

The out of hours consultant psychiatrist within Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board can provide clinical advice over the telephone on Tel: 01792 561155

Please note that they may not have and in depth knowledge of the local services in Ystradgynlais which could be obtained from the Approved MH Professional on Tel:0845 054 4847.

What if I believe someone requires an admission?

If you believe that an individual requires an admission to hospital (and is willing to go voluntary) [for non-voluntary see above] then the crisis team needs to be contacted on Tel:01792 561155

Don’t forget, there is always the Call Helpline which operates 24/7. This is the Community Advice and Listening Line which offers a confidential listening and support service.  It can be accessed via the website: www.callhelpline.co.uk/. Telephone 0800-132-737, or text help to 81066.