<p>University of the Arts London has ‘special relationships’ with certain NHS doctors surgeries around London, if one is near you, it is a simple online application.</p>
<p>You will not need proof of address or identity and best of all it’s paperwork FREE! <a href="http://www.ualhealth.com">www.ualhealth.com</a></p>
Why should I register with a doctor?
If you are a full time student on a course of 6 months or more you can…
- See your doctor about feeling low or anxious
- Get appointments with your doctor
- Get free NHS care
- Get free contraception
- Get referred to a specialist if you need it and much much more!
How do I register?
University of the Arts London has ‘special relationships’ with certain NHS doctors surgeries around London, if one is near you, it is a simple online application.
You will not need proof of address or identity and best of all it’s paperwork FREE! www.ualhealth.com
What if UAL health is too far from where I live?
If UAL health surgeries are too far from where you live, you can use a NHS doctor’s surgery near you. How to find one:
- www.nhs.uk put in your postcode and search online.
- Find local surgeries and check for opening times, language, access etc.
- Call them or look at their website to see how to register.
- You may need to fill out a form and take proof of identity and proof of address.
Adjustment to life as a student can be stressful. You may be new to London, perhaps away from home for the first time. At times you may feel home sick or preoccupied with worries about your studies, finances or relationships and family.
You may not be feeling yourself, feel out of control, or down about things. Don’t try to struggle alone. UAL has health advisers and counsellors who can help with a wide range of problems.
For further information visit: http://www.arts.ac.uk/study-at-ual/student-support/health-and-wellbeing/mental-health/
Registering with a doctor = happy students
How much does medical care cost?
All consultations with a doctor are free however, if you are prescribed any medication, you have to pay £7.65 per item. Medical Emergencies The Student Health Service is not designed for medical emergencies. If you need immediate, urgent treatment in an emergency call 999 and ask for an ambulance. This is a free service but can only be used for serious emergencies Dentists Before you go to see a dentist, make sure you complete an HC1 form, then check the dentist will take NHS patients as private work can be very expensive.