COVID-19 Coronavirus

The University Health Service is here to support you during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Vaccinations

For information about COVID-19 vaccinations, please visit:


GP appointments

From 19 July 2021 onwards, our Covid-19 safety measures remain in place. We’ll still be limiting face-to-face contact wherever possible to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus.

All GP appointments will now be via telephone, with the potential of becoming a video call or face-to face-appointment, if appropriate.

For more information on booking/attending appointments, visit: 


Medical advice during COVID-19

Four in ten people are too concerned about being a burden on the NHS to seek help from their GP. Despite the pandemic, it’s vital that you continue to use our services if you have concerns about your health.

Sexual health

We’re still providing sexual health services at UHS. Please call us on +44 114 222 2100 for a telephone appointment.

For up-to-date information about accessing sexual health services such as STI testing and contraception, visit: 

Cancer 

While some consultations might be completed in a different way, it’s imperative that you continue to get the healthcare you deserve. Please continue to follow the national guidance and contact us if:

  • you’re a cancer patient and you’re worried about a developing problem
  • you’re concerned you have the signs and symptoms of cancer. These include bleeding (that doesn't come from an obvious injury), lumps, weight loss, any continued or prolonged pain.
  • you have any other serious concerns about your health.

Sexual assault

Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) services are still available during the pandemic. The following PDF contains details about this:

Mental health

For up-to-date information on accessing mental health support, visit:

Advice for parents


Guidance and advice 

The elderly and chronically ill are particularly vulnerable to this virus, so we urge everyone to strictly adhere to the guidance on self-isolation to help protect everyone.

It’s important to think carefully about the NHS services you use, as the NHS is busier than usual due to the pandemic.

You can find more information on the Public Health England website:

If you’re a student, please check the page below for updates:

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