Students' Health Service

A full NHS GP doctor service for Bristol University students and their families. The boxes below show some quick links to common questions. More information can be found in the menu.


How to register.  Check if we cover where you live using the postcode checker.


How to make an appointment with a doctor or nurse, or request advice online.

Opening hours and getting here

How to find the Student Health Service and our opening times.

Symptom checker

Find out where you can get help and advice for common problems, when to see a doctor or nurse and what to do if it's more urgent.

Student Health services

Find out about all our services including immunisations, contraception, mental health support, and medical care

Mental health services

Get support and find reliable information if you are struggling with your mental health or with disordered eating.


Request medication, find out what to do if you run out and all about paying for prescriptions.

International students

Information and advice on using the National Health Service for international students.

Office enquiries

Contact the Student Health office for questions about letters, reports, results and referrals.

More useful links and apps

NHS app

Book an appointment, see your COVID immunisation record or order a repeat prescription. 

Make sure you have registered first.

Student Health app

Sensible advice for students on common medical problems- what you can do for yourself and when to get expert help.


International Student app

Information about living in the UK, how the National Health Service (NHS) works and medical advice for international students. 

dentist image Find a dentist, optician or pharmacy

How to find a dentist,  optician (for an eye check or for new glasses or contact lenses) and pharmacies in your area. 


image of Joint Health Hub website logo Physiotherapy advice

The "My Joint Health Hub" website is for advice on any problem affecting your joints, muscles or bones. It links to exercises and other self-help advice and explains when you should see a doctor. 

Patient feedback

Read about our patient feedback in 2023 and the changes we've made as a result of your suggestions. 



Working towards Greener Practice in Student Health 2023-24 Green Practice Award

We are also working towards the Bronze Award as part of the Greener Practice Toolkit. As part of this, we may discuss more sustainable prescribing with you, for example, greener asthma inhalers. 

Autism Inclusion Award for Student Health 2024 Autism Inclusion Award

We are an Autism Accredited Practice. Please let reception know if you would benefit from any adjustments such as using our quieter waiting area or having an appointment at the end of the day when it is less busy.


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