Award-winning hospital announced as Scarlets’ official medical partner

Rob LloydNewyddion

Werndale Hospital, part of Circle Health Group, has been announced as Official Medical Partner for Scarlets Rugby. 

Part of the UK’s largest provider of private hospital services, Circle Health Group delivers world-class treatments and specialist services across the UK. Werndale Hospital is based in Bancyfelin, Carmarthenshire. The well-known local hospital has been serving the community for over 32 years and treats more than 20,000 patients each year.

Scarlets are delighted to have named Werndale Hospital as our healthcare partner of choice, our medical team and coaching staff can already see the benefits of this relationship, with fast access to high-class medical care and the locality of the hospital. We are all looking forward to building closer ties with Werndale to support our players and the Scarlets supporter community family.

Jacky Jones, Executive Director at Werndale Hospital, said: “We are delighted to support Scarlets and play our part in keeping the team fit and well.”

Scarlets Head of Commercial Garan Evans said: “It’s fantastic to have Werndale Hospital as part of the Scarlets family and we’re delighted to announce this new partnership. Being at the heart of the community is something we both value and hold strong and we look forward to working with Jacky and the team to support our players and supporters over the coming season.”

For more information about the services offered at Werndale Hospital go to

About Circle Health Group

Circle Health Group is an award-winning healthcare provider operating Britain’s largest network of independent hospitals. Circle’s aim is to be the most innovative patient-focused healthcare organisation and, by equipping its people with leading-edge technology, deliver the highest quality patient care. It supports patients whether they fund their own treatment or are supported by private healthcare insurance, and the group also works in partnership with the NHS. Circle Health Group acquired BMI Healthcare in January 2020. The group operates independent hospitals, runs integrated care programmes and rehabilitation services, and has an overseas division which operates in Shanghai, China.

Pictured (left to right) is Scarlets player Ryan Conbeer, Zoe Woodruff (Patient Liaison Officer), Craig Dyson (Scarlets Lead Doctor), Jessica Price (Marketing Manager, Werndale Hospital), Jade Mason (Clinical Services Manager, Werndale Hospital) and Scarlets player Kieran Hardy.