Wolfson Health

All students and their families should register with a doctor (GP) as soon as possible after arrival.

College Nurse

Kerry Minton, the college nurse, runs a clinic from Wolfson which students can access through making an appointment. She can provide all students with practical medical advice and support assessing and dealing with minor ailments and injuries, discussing problems and responding to medical emergencies while on duty.

If you wish to book an appointment please contact Kerry.

College Doctor

Banbury Road Medical Centre
172 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7BT
Tel: 01865 515731
www.banburyroadmc.nhs.uk

The services of a GP are free under the National Health Service (NHS). Dr Antony Maddison is the College Doctor, and he works with several other doctors at the Banbury Road Medical Centre. This partnership is willing to provide treatment under the NHS for members of the College and their families who live in College Accommodation or who are resident in central or North Oxford.

You can register online here.

Dentist

Studental is a dental practice based at Brookes University which offers NHS Dental Care for members of the University. Further information can be found here.

Hospital Treatment and Emergencies

Treatment in cases of emergency can be obtained at the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department (http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/) of the John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington OX3 9DU. If you are in College and require an ambulance, please notify the Lodge so that they can direct the paramedics to your location.

Out of Hours Urgent Advice

If it is not an emergency, but you need urgent medical advice (or think you need to see a doctor urgently) outside working hours you can ring 111. This will go through to an NHS team of advisers who can give healthcare advice and direct you to a local service. Information may be found at www.nhs.uk/111.  

College First Aid

Several members of staff have received first aid training. Please call the Lodge for help in the first instance on 01865 274100.

Free Sexual Health Supplies

The Lodge has a supply of condoms, personal lubricant and pregnancy testing kits which are free of charge. Condoms can also be obtained free of charge from the College Nurse and local sexual health clinics. If you are under the age of 25 you can receive free condoms through the C-Card scheme.

Information for International Students

Details about the NHS and services provided may be found on the NHS website.

The UK Council for International Student Affairs provides some helpful information about healthcare entitlements. This can be found on the UKISA website.  

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16 September 2020
Wolfson installs new sculpture by artist Rob Ward

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Sir Tim Hitchens appointed Chair of the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation

Congratulations to Sir Tim, who has been appointed Chair of the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation with effect from 9 July 2020.

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18 August 2020
Alumnus David Isaac elected Provost of Worcester College

Wolfson congratulates alumnus David Isaac on his appointment as the new Provost of Worcester College.

Our upcoming events

15 - 15
Oct Oct
Alumni Event: 'Education in unprecedented times:Online Q&A with Sir Tim...
Thursday 15 October - 9:00am

The Wolfson Alumni Office are holding two online Q&A sessions in October with our President, Sir Tim Hitchens.

21 - 21
Oct Oct
Alumni Event: 'Education in unprecedented times:Online Q&A with Sir Tim...
Wednesday 21 October - 9:00pm

The Wolfson Alumni Office are holding two online Q&A sessions in October with our President, Sir Tim Hitchens.

Lectures and Seminars
05 - 05
Nov Nov
Margaret Oliphant and Oxford
Thursday 5 November - 1:30pm

Merryn Williams is a poet and critic. Her latest works are The Fragile Bridge: New and Selected Poems (Shoestring Press) and Mansfield Park Revisited (Plas Gwyn Books). At present she is collecting poems about the pandemic and the lockdown. Merryn is a long-standing member of Wolfson's Common Room.