Student Health Services

About Student Health Services

NHS medical services are available to students at our Stoke campus. Surgeries are held each weekday during term-time.

GP Registration

It is a condition of the National Health Service that you register with a doctor close to your term-time address if planning to live there for more than three months.

There are doctors who provide full GP services at the Stoke campus and you will need to register with them.

To choose a different surgery, or if you are based on the Stafford, Lichfield or Shrewsbury campuses you can call the local Primary Care Trust on 01785-220004 or visit the NHS website

To register with a GP you will need:

  • Your new term-time address and postcode

  • Name, address and postcode of your previous Doctor

  • Details of your past immunisations

  • Repeat prescription detail

Help with NHS charges

An application form (HC1) for help with NHS charges is available from the Student Advice Centres (in the Students' Union) or either of the Student GP Practices, renewable every six months.

Tip: Most people become liable to pay for prescriptions when they reach 19, so it is advisable to attend for any necessary dental, optical and other NHS consultations before your 19th birthday.


Student health services:
t: 0300 1231765 (Stoke)

Hospital Centre, Accident and Emergency
t: 01782 715444

Fire, Ambulance or Police
t: 999

The Samaritans (Counselling Service)
t: 08457 909090