Health at University of York

Welcome to the Health Page! The NHS urgent care center at York District Hospital along with other various chemists, dentists and opticians in York. It offers a range of services dedicated to helping you to make the most of student life. The Student Health Center stands as a steadfast and dependable destination for a diverse range of healthcare services. The Health Centre provide a range of services that are intended to improve your time as a student, with the goal of enhancing your well-being. The staff at the Student Support Centers offer confidential advice and support when you need it.

Your sexual wellbeing matters! Your sexual health is a top priority at University of York.

  • Like many universities in the United Kingdom, University of York typically provides its students with resources and services related to sexual health. Healthcare is provided by your doctor, the NHS urgent care center at York District Hospital. The administrations are intended to give data, backing, and care connected with sexual wellbeing and prosperity.

Assume responsibility for your sexual wellbeing and appreciate genuine serenity.

Click here for registration information with the NHS.

Developing mental well-being is a crucial prerequisite for succeeding academically.

Understanding the importance of mental health, University of York created the Mental Health University Liaison Service to act as a bridge between enhancing your general health and well-being and the time when you will need to use National Health Service (NHS) services.

You can find more information about York's on campus services and other options by visiting Mental Health and Wellness.

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

Looking to stay active and energized?

York Sport Village & York Sport Centre located at Lakeside Way and Heslington West Campus respectively are the two main areas holding sports facilities at the University of York.

The facilities includes a competition-standard swimming pool, floodlit 3G football pitches, an Olympic-sized outdoor velodrome, a floodlit road cycle circuit, an athletics stadium, dance studios, squash and tennis courts, the York Sport Arena, 39 acres of grass playing fields on campus and a boathouse on the nearby River Ouse.

To explore all facilities available for students at York, kindly visit York Sports.

A nutritious diet is necessary for leading a healthy lifestyle.

There are several eating alternatives at University of York to accommodate your unique dietary needs. Whether you're looking for vegetarian options, vegan substitutes, or healthy meal plans, the on-campus dining facilities are dedicated to encouraging balanced, health-conscious eating. Healthy and balanced food is given priority at the campus cafeterias.

How to register at Student Health Centre?

Click Here for registration information and the student health website.

Unity Health is the health centre closest to the campus.

Kimberlow Hill Surgery

+44(0)19 0475 4900

Dental services

At University of York, you can find local dentists using NHS choices by calling +44 (0)30 0311 2233. Patients need to be registered with a doctor in order to qualify for NHS dental treatment.

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Is there a medical center on campus?

Yes, University of York has a dedicated medical center called the York District Hospital. It provides comprehensive healthcare services to students, including general medical care, mental health support, and specialist services.

Are there any additional support services for students with disabilities?

University of York has a dedicated Accessibility Team that provides support services for students with disabilities. They can assist with accommodations, accessibility requirements, and other related support. Contact the Accessibility Team for further information or to discuss your specific needs. To ensure a smooth transition to university you can reach email at: or call +44 (0)19 04 32 4785. It based at Sally Baldwin Block B, Wentworth Way.

Are there pharmacies near campus?

Yes there are, the closest pharmacies to campus are Lloyds Pharmacy on Fulford Road, Whitworth Chemists on Melrosegate and Badger Hill Pharmacy on Yarburgh Way. You can visit the pharmacy during their operating hours to access these services.

See our map of York pharmacists.