Medical Information

Urgent Medical Treatment

In the case of emergencies only, dial 999.

For medical questions during evenings and weekends, call the NHS 111 service by dialing 111 from any phone inside the UK.  

If you are feeling unwell over the Christmas period, contact the GP practice where you are registered.

Dental

For dental emergencies only, call 999. For all other out-of-hours queries, call 111.

Sexual Health

Getting tested regularly is important, and Oxford has good, free resources for keeping you healthy, safe, and aware. Click here to visit the Oxfordshire Sexual Health page, which has a list of clinics as well as information about testing, treatment, and contraception. 

Pharmacies

There are numerous pharmacies around Oxford, but the major ones in the centre of Oxford, Summertown, and near the Brookes campuses in Headington are listed below; opening hours can be found on each of their website. 

Boots Cornmarket Street

Boots Headington London Road

Boots Headington Bury Knowle Health Centre

Woodstock Road Chemist

Rowlands Pharmacy East Oxford Health Centre

Rowlands Pharmacy Summertown

Cowley Pharmacy Cowley Road


Mental Health Resources And Other Support

Samaritans (A listening service)

www.samaritans.org
jo@samaritans.org
116 123 (from any phone)

Nightline (a listening service)

http://oxfordnightline.org/
01865 270 270

Oxfordshire Mind

01865 247 788
info@oxfordshiremind.org.uk
Directory of Mental Health Services in Oxfordshire

Bereaved by Suicide Support Group

Have you been bereaved by suicide? You are not alone. A friendly support group meets on the last wednesday of each month at 6.30pm to 8.30pm at: Wesley Memorial Hall New Inn Hall st Oxford OX1 2DH
Telephone: 01865 245398
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Littlemore Early Intervention Hub (EIH)

Oxfordshire's early intervention hubs provide a single integrated inclusive early intervention service to children, young people and families who might be facing difficulties or problems. Services on offer include support for young job-seekers, young parents, families, positive activites, individual support and more.
Telephone: 0845 6416424 / 01865 816202
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East Oxford Early Intervention Hub

Oxfordshire's early intervention hubs provide a single integrated inclusive early intervention service to children, young people and families who might be facing difficulties or problems. Services on offer include support for young job-seekers, young parents, families, positive activites, individual support and more
Telephone: 01865 328490
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Educational Psychology in Oxfordshire - Central

Educational Psychologists help people to understand how they think, feel and learn. We work with children and young people aged 0-25 in nurseries, mainstream schools, special schools and who may be experiencing difficulties in their learning, behaviour, social interaction, communication, emotional well-being, physical or sensory skills.academies, undertaken at the individual, class or whole-school level.
Telephone: 01865 323381
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Welfare

Host UK

HOST UK is an organisation that provides a warm welcome for international students as guests in British homes. Application is free. For more information, visit their website.


Oxford Brookes Welfare

Tania Wickham
Student Welfare Manager
Tel: 01865 (48)2714
tania.wickham@brookes.ac.uk
https://www.brookes.ac.uk/students/wellbeing/staff/student-welfare-manager/

Students' Union Advice Centre (Oxford Brookes Uni)

Advice Service available to all enrolled students at Oxford Brookes University.
Telephone: 01865 484770
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University of Oxford Welfare

https://www.ox.ac.uk/students/welfare?wssl=1

Oxford Student Union

01865 288452

Oxford University Counselling Service

Please note: the University Counselling Service will be closed for the vacation from Friday 21 December through to 2 January.

The Counselling Service is here to help you gain understanding and insight into any difficulties you may be experiencing, to develop emotional resilience and put into effect real change, enabling you to fulfil your academic and personal potential. The Service offers free and confidential support, but it is not an emergency service.
Telephone: 01865 270300
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Oxford Student union (Oxsu) student Advice Service

The Oxford Student Union Student Advice Service is a free and confidential advice, referral, information, witness and advocacy service for the members of the Oxford University Student Union. Common issues addressed include: Academic concerns,Accommodation, Health, Disability, relationships, Mental Health
Telephone: 01865 288466
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Other (Non-University) Counselling Services in Oxford

CITY OF Oxford College Counselling Service

Enrolled students can access support from our counselling service.
Telephone: 01865 551984
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Oxford Colleges Welfare List

Visit each college's website to see up-to-date welfare information.