Students' Health Service

We offer a full NHS GP service for University students and their families

Coronavirus Update

 ** Please call us if you need medical help - please do not go to hospital unless it is an accident or an emergency.

If you are worried you may have coronavirus please go to 111 online. The NHS online service will take you through the symptoms of coronavirus and help direct you towards the right advice and support. Please do NOT come to the Student Health Service. If you think you have coronavirus, you can also now book a test on-line here

All consultations at Student Health will be by telephone in the first instance, so please do not turn up at without first speaking to a GP. If you call to request an appointment, a doctor will call you back who will either treat and advise on the phone, or make an appointment for you to come into the Students' Health Service. 

Below is a common selection of questions that patients are asking.

  1. Prescriptions will now sent electronically to a nominated pharmacy for you to collect, not collected from Student Health.
  2. We are not fitting coils for the moment. If you require a prescription for contraception then please contact us. We will also not be removing coils unless there is a significant problem.
  3. We will extend contraceptive prescribing so you do not need to attend for review.
  4. You do not need either a medical certificate or a sick note for University or your employer if you have to self isolate for coronavirus, or have the symptoms of coronavirus. You can obtain an isolation sick note via NHS 111
  5. We will continue to undertake blood tests if needed. 
  6. If you have asthma, please continue to take your inhalers (including your steroid inhalers) as usual.

We will continue to support you through this difficult time. Thank you all for your support and understanding.
For the most recent advice from the university on coronavirus please click on this link.

Who we can help

Before you use our services, find out who we can help and what we do.

Practice leaflet (PDF, 78kB) to find out more about our services, team and how to contact us.

Please read our privacy notice.

Improved access

We are working together with other local practices to offer more appointments in the early mornings, evenings or at weekends. Speak to a member of the practice team to find out more.

Student healthapp

Get help managing common health problems using the free student health app developed with the University.

You can also download the NHS App which allows you to register on-line and access NHS services on-line from your smartphone or tablet. Find out more here

Receiving texts from us.

We can now text your test results, information sheets and general messages.

We will alway ask for your consent prior to your first text.

Please help us by letting us know if you change your mobile number.

Partnership with neighbouring GP practices

We have started working with neighboring GP practices. This new initiative will see us share resources with local practices to provide a better service to you. To learn more about this please see this link.

THE BRIDGE help after rape and sexual assault

During these uncertain times we want to reassure everyone that we are still here, no matter what.

If you have experienced rape or sexual assault /sexual abuse recently or some time ago, please give us a call.  We can talk about the options of support available to you and listen to what your wishes are. Call us confidentially on 0117 3426999.

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