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Conwy East


Cluster Lead Dr Jonathan Williamson

Conwy East cluster comprises of 5 General Practices with a practice population of 53,807. This cluster resides mostly along the northern coastal strip with a high population of tourism spots.

General Practices in Conwy East 

Within the Central Area of the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board region there are 4 Clusters covering the counties of Conwy and Denbighshire.  In 2016 we had appointments of new leads and pioneering a new model of cluster leadership in North Denbighshire with the introduction of 3 leads for one cluster.

BCUHB Cluster Population Health Directory

The North Wales Population Health Directory (NWPHD) focuses on the public health priorities and provides information on population health need at different geographical levels (including at Conwy East Cluster level) to NHS staff for planning purposes. The directory Link to external website - opens in new browser window is on the Public Health Wales website.

Central Area Key Contacts

Clare Darlington; Assistant Area Director of Primary Care (Central) 
Dr Liz Bowen Area Medical Director, Primary Care (interim)

Jodie Berrington. Senior Cluster Co-ordinator (Central) 

Central Area Cluster Leads

Conwy East

Dr Jonathan Williamson

Conwy West

Geraint Davies

North Denbighshire

Dr Jane Bellamy and Dr Clare Corbett

Central and South Denbighshire

Dr Matthew Davies

Each Cluster is allocated funding to support cluster priorities in line with Welsh Government priorities to improve access and equity of access or to improve the skill mix within primary care, not least to promote the prudent use of resources.

Individual Cluster Plans and Reports

Conwy East Cluster IMTP 2020-2023  

What are we working on?
  • The development of Eirias Park plays a key role for the patients of within Conwy East. The cluster will continue to support and influence the developments which supports the Health Boards strategy for health, wellbeing and healthcare, under the Living Healthier, Staying Well Programme
What we have already done

Conwy East Cluster Network Action Plan 2016-2017  

  • Following the development of a Leg Ulcer Service between the previous lead and community nursing services, this is under evaluation with the cluster and Community Matron. The development of new and innovative community services are being explored, potentially redesigning the delivery of care in collaboration with community nursing in line with Care Closer to Home Strategy. The relationship between the cluster and community is increasing and this will develop into a partnership that will benefit the patients being served by both

Funding priorities for 17/18

  • Training and education
  • Practice based pharmacist and pharmacy technician
  • Audiology
  • The cluster are investing in the Pain Management service currently been delivered in North Denbighshire following the positive feedback and patient outcomes being realised in the neighbouring County. This service will begin in the next month and a wider BCU tender is being explored for all clusters to be able to access pain management services.
  • Participate in the development of the Community Resource Teams, the anticipated impact of the role and function of these multi-disciplinary, multi-agency teams is expected to be significant and Primary Care is integral in shaping these teams

Cluster lead update 20/09/2021