Doctors and health care Register with a doctor Your GP is the first point of contact for any issues related to your physical and mental health. They can help access the correct medical care when you need it. GPs also offer urgent help when this is needed. Vaccinations and illnesses that require vigilance Students are more at risk of certain illnesses than the general population, so it's important that you get the relevant vaccinations. Ridgmount Practice Find out more about the Ridgmount Practice, UCL's partner GP surgery close to campus. Health and wellbeing tour An online version of our health and wellbeing tour for new students, providing information on some of the key health care sites near campus. Using health services correctly With the variety of healthcare services ranging from self care to A&E, it can sometimes be confusing as to which health service you should use when.