Welcome to the University of Oxford Health Page! Many Oxford University students and staff are able to access a College Nurse for health advice and support. The College Nurse views and records information about your health through an NHS-approved VPN, which provides an approved, secure connection to the College Doctor practice’s records system. The information is then stored in your NHS GP electronic patient record, so it can be accessed by both your College Nurse and your GP when needed.

Your sexual health matters! At the University of Oxford, they prioritise your sexual well-being.

  • The University of Oxford, consistent with the practices of numerous United Kingdom universities, extends sexual health services and resources to its student body. You can drop in at Oxford (Churchill Hospital) clinic for any consultation regarding your sexual health They also offer confidential sexual health screening. Every Oxford college has a welfare team, you can find more details by visiting College Support.

Take charge of your sexual health and enjoy peace of mind.

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Click here for registration information with the NHS.

Mental health is vital for academic success.

At Oxford, they understand the importance of mental well-being. All the doctors at the 28@Northgate practice at 15 Market Street are very open to offering confidential support to any student who is suffering from anxiety or low mood or any other form of mental health issue. They have close links with the University Counselling Service, the local mental health team, the Oxford Eating Disorder clinic (Cotswold House) and also with a few trusted private counsellors and psychotherapists who have experience in dealing with students.

Looking to stay active and energised?

The Iffley Road Sports Centre is open to anyone who signs up for membership. Whether you enjoy team sports, swimming or hitting the gym, the sports complex has it all. Join a club, participate in fitness classes, or try and emulate Sir Roger Bannister's four-minute mile on the track in which he famously broke the record!

Be a part of the  Active at Oxford  campaign to get involved in sports and physical activities.

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Prioritizing optimal nutrition for a healthy lifestyle.

Emphasizing the significance of optimal nutrition for fostering a healthy lifestyle, the University of Oxford underscores its commitment to providing a reliable and health-conscious culinary environment. Our university cafes serve as a steadfast source for nutritious and fresh food options, exemplifying a dedication to promoting well-being among both staff and students. and thoughtfully curated selection of sandwiches, baked goods, and on-the-go snacks, our culinary offerings are designed to enhance the overall university experience. Locate Oxford cafes.

How to register at Student Health Centre!

Click here for registration information and the student health website.

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For routine or emergency dental treatment you should seek the advice of your college doctor or nurse. Damira Dental Studios, NHS dental care for Oxford, is located at Brookes campus on Headington Hill.

If you need to locate your nearest dentist you can use this NHS online tool to find out where local practices are close to you by clicking here.

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Is there a medical centre ?

The University of Oxford does not have a dedicated medical centre but each college will have an associated College Doctor and Nurse who can be contacted by students. Otherwise, a local option is Jericho Health Centre on Walton Street.

What are the health services' operating hours?

Every College Doctor and Nurse will have their own operating hours; check your college's website to find them. The Jericho Health Centre operates from Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 6:00 pm.

Are there any additional support services for students with disabilities?

The Disability Advisory Service provides information and advice on disability issues and facilitates support for those with, for example, sensory or mobility impairments, long-term health conditions, specific learning difficulties, autistic spectrum conditions or mental health difficulties. For each college there are two dedicated advisors within the DAS – one for students with mental health disabilities, and one for students with other disabilities.

Does the University of Oxford have a pharmacy?

While the University itself does not have a dedicated pharmacy, there are two pharmacies in the city centre, Cowan's Pharmacy and Boots, and one in Cowley, Cowley Pharmacy.