Students' Health Service

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

June bank holiday opening hours

Thursday 2 June and Friday 3 June

  • closed

Saturday 4 June

  • open for pre-booked appointments only
  • telephone lines - closed

Monday 6 June

  • normal opening hours

Get medical help when we are closed

  • call 111. This number is free from any phone. 
  • call 999 if your problem is life-threatening. 

Online help and advice

NHS symptom checker
 helps you to find what service to use, what to do if we are closed and what help you can get from pharmacies.

NHS App Use this to book an appointment or to order a repeat prescription. If you are running out of medication, you can get an emergency supply from your usual chemist or from any chemist by showing your medication box.
For a same day appointment you may need to telephone us on 0117 3302720

E-consult is best for medical certificates, letters, copies of notes

Student Health App  for advice on common conditions, self-care and when to seek help more urgently

GetUbetter App A free NHS App for Physiotherapy advice and exercises.

Pharmacies can help with emergency medication, offer advice and can often prescribe for common conditions such as conjunctivitis or urine infections and emergency contraception.

Call 111 when we are closed if you feel it is urgent 

Minor injuries units  Go to one of these units instead of Casualty if you have a minor injury

Unity Sexual Health  to order a postal sexually transmitted infection (STI)  screening kit and for advice and information on contraception and sexual health.

Coronavirus advice/immunisation and testing


Download the NHS App here to book an appointment, get advice, and order prescriptions. 

Student Health Apps

Get help managing common health problems and understanding how the NHS works: the Student Health App and the International Student Health App are both free.


Use eConsult for requesting medical certificates, copies of your notes, medicals or any other administration. Please do not use this service to request blood tests, nurse or doctor appointments or for any other clinical advice

NHS GetUBetter Physiotherapy App

This App  is free and will give you sensible physiotherpay advice and exercises for common problems like back pain, neck pain, ankle or knee pain and more. Please click HERE to self-refer. BNSSG refers to Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucesterhsire Locality. We will send you an email with all the information on how to get started.

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.

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