Helen is the College's part-time nurse and delivers first-class health and welfare support to the graduate student community.
All students and their families should register with a doctor (GP) as soon as possible after arrival.
Helen Thornton, the college nurse, runs a clinic from Wolfson and Exeter College, 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, either at Exeter or Wolfson College, please contact Helen.
Banbury Road Medical Centre
172 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7BT
Tel: 01865 515731
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.
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
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 condoms and Pregnancy tests
The Lodge has a supply of condoms, personal lubricant and pregnancy testing kits which are free of charge.
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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The editorial team revealed the theme with a launch party that had live music, scientific talks, poetry and a juggling performance.
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This exhibition is located in the corridor between the Buttery and the Cafe.Conference16 - 18Jan JanFrom Concept to Monument: Time and Cost of Construction in the Ancient WorldThursday 16 January - 1:00pm to Saturday 18 January - 6:30pm
The conference sets an exclusive focus on modelling the costs of construction over the course of 1,500 years, from Archaic Greece to the early middle ages. Over the last decade, the general interest in building costs and organisational aspects of historical construction has seen a rise in popularity amongst scholars working on pre-modern architecture.