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It's important to look after your health while at university and to make sure that you're registered with a doctor (GP). There are a variety of health care services available close to campus when you need them.

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GP registration and COVID-19 vaccinations

Don’t forget you need to be registered with a GP before you can have a COVID-19 vaccine.

Vaccines are being given out to the elderly and most vulnerable first, so it may be some time before you’re contacted to get yours. Register with a GP now if you haven’t already to avoid any potential delays.

Coronavirus information

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Essential information about how we’ve been responding to the outbreak and its impact on life at UCL.

Register with a doctor (GP)

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Your GP (general practitioner) is your first point of contact for any issues related to your physical and mental health.

Students in self-isolation

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Find out what you need to do if you have to self-isolate and how we'll continue to support you.

Vaccinations and illnesses that require vigilance

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Students are more at risk of certain illnesses than the general population, so it's important that you get the relevant vaccinations.

Health and wellbeing tour

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View and follow UCL's Health and Wellbeing Tour, a handy introduction to how to use key health and wellbeing services in the Bloomsbury area.

Guide to health services

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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.

Sexual health

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Sexual health services, including testing, treatment and contraception, are free for everyone. Find out more from the NHS and find a sexual health centre.

Dental care

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Dental treatment can sometimes seem complicated. Find out how to access care and how much it costs.

Ridgmount Practice

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Find out more about the Ridgmount Practice, UCL's partner GP surgery close to campus.

Eye care

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Read NHS guidance on visiting an optician.