General Health Support

Students outside the library on a sunny day 

General Health Support is available from the Disability & Wellbeing Service. This is a confidential service available to all students at the University who we work with to enable them to access appropriate services. All students should register with a general practitioner (GP) in relation to the postcode area of their term-time address.

What we offer

The Health & Wellbeing Adviser can assist in promoting positive health and wellbeing by providing advice and information on looking after your health. We provide support with health-related issues, assistance to access other professionals and advice on a range of health issues, minor illness and common ailments.

If you require emergency assistance or First Aid, telephone Security Control on the Emergency Number 2222 (0141 548 2222). University Security Staff are available 24 Hours a day, are qualified to administer First Aid and will take appropriate action.

Student Registration for GP Services

If you are a student and live in university accommodation, and/or also stay within the following postcode areas G1, G2, G3, G4, G11, G12, G20 G21 and G23 Townhead Health Centre can accept you on to the Practice list.

Registration can be completed at the practice in person or application to register can be made onlinePlease remember to bring identification with you when you first attend the practice.

You are advised to register as soon as possible and not wait until you are unwell. This may delay your medical treatment, as we will not have access to your previous medical records and/or history.

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