Students' Health Service

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

Coronavirus Update

If you are worried you may have coronavirus or want to book a test, please go to this link

Online Booking has now been reinstated for appointments - Please use the NHS App to book or to order prescriptions.

Please continue to wear a face covering and use hand sanitiser when you come for an appointment in order to protect staff and other patients.Consultations will continue; these might be offered as face to face, by phone or by video. Our doors are now open but you can continue to book appointments on-line or over the phone. Rememeber, if your question is administrative rather than medical e.g. you need a medical certificate, report, or letter, consider doing this online via e-consultYou can also get advice from a pharmacist or look at the Student Health App for advice. Many phamacists can prescribe for minor illnesses such as eye or urine infections.

RUNNING OUT OF MEDS? You can usually get an emeregncy supply of medication from a chemist by showing your prescription or packet.

BLOOD TESTS - due to a global shortage of blood test tubes, we have been asked to restrict the blood tests we do, to urgent blood tests only or those needed for certain medications. We may therefore ask you to delay less urgent tests and to call back to book them in at a later date.

If you are struggling with mental health issues due to, or made worse by coronavirus, take a look at the University self-help pages, or this page from the Charity Mind.

  • All prescriptions are now sent electronically to a pharmacy of your choice for you to collect, not collected from Student Health.
  • We are now fitting coils again and are working from a waiting list If you would like to consider a coil, please book an appointment to speak with one of our coil-fitting GPs
  • Read the most recent advice from the university on coronavirus.

NHS APP

Download the NHS App here to allow you book appointments, get advice, check your symptoms and order prescriptions. 

Student Health App

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


eConsult - Help with fitness notes and other administrative tasks.

Our practice has a new way of helping patients contact us for advice. eConsult enables patients to ask questions and seek help - this might be for a fit to study note, a request for a medical or for any other administrative advice. Please do not use this service to request blood tests, nurse or doctor appointments or for any other clinical advice.

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

Please read our privacy notice.

NHS GetUBetter Physiotherapy App

Please click HERE to self-refer and select which condition you would like access to e.g. Lower back pain, Back and leg pain,  Neck Pain,  Shoulder Pain, Ankle Pain, Knee Pain, Soft Tissue Lower Limb. BNSSG refers to Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucesterhsire Locality. We will send you an email with all the information on how to get started.The App is provided free as part of your care at the Student Health Service

It will provide you with:

1. Easily accessible, targeted and personalised self-management information to help you day by day, and step by step
2. Exercises based on your stage of recovery
3. Direct booking of local treatments such as physiotherapy and well-being services
4. Reassurance and support to self-manage

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.

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.

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.

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