Unfortunately, due to the current Coronavirus Pandemic we have had to significantly reduce our deliveries and patient visits in line with Government advice on social distancing and protection of both staff and vulnerable patients.
We are therefore unable to process your referral in a normal way, which may result in considerable delay.
In addition we are unable accept drop in appointments and may have to turn patients away if an appointment hasn’t been arranged. Please always ring to arrange an appointment before coming to the centre.
Your referral/ case will be/have been reviewed by a clinician and the following may occur:
If your condition deteriorates significantly while you are awaiting a review please contact us on:
The Artificial Limb and Appliance Service offers a consistent and equitable service to people in Wales who have a permanent or long-term impairment. It is provided by a unique collaboration between three Health Boards and is commissioned via Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee (WHSSC). The three ALAS centres (ALACs) are situated in Cardiff, Swansea and Wrexham, working together to provide an All-Wales service.
The Welsh Artificial Limb & Appliance Service is committed to providing an excellent rehabilitation service to people with an impairment. Our objective is to maximise ability and minimise disability.
Listed below are the services provided by the Artificial Limb and Appliance Service in Wales.
Electronic Assistive Technology
The Artificial Limb & Appliance Service operates from three separate centres:
Cardiff ALAC (on the Rookwood Hospital site - link to external website)
Swansea ALAC (on the Morriston Hospital site - link to external website)
Wrexham ALAC (on the Maelor Hospital site - link to external website)