GP Surgery – Unity Health
The on campus doctors surgery (Unity Health) is based on West campus by the East exit of the Physics building. Unity Health has three surgeries in York, one on campus, one in Fulford and one Hull Road – so if you move away from campus you will be able to stay with the same surgery but find one closer to where you live.
Appointments are bookable (and are busy in term time, so if you need to cancel please do so with plenty of notice), but a popular option for students are the drop-in clinics, which are from 8.30am at the campus surgery – ensure you get there early! The surgery also provides specific clinics for sexual health, travel immunisations, contraception and acute illnesses. Contact details and resources are available on their website here.
Nightline is a 100% confidential listening, information and sexual health supplies service, run by trained students for students. It is open every night of term from 8pm-8am. Nightline is a listening service, not a counselling service, so they tell you what to do, and if you just want to have a chat with them then that is perfectly acceptable.
Although Nightline volunteers do not offer advice, they have a wide range of information, and can point you in the direction of someone who can. In addition to information and listening, Nightline offers a range of sexual health supplies free of charge. These incluse condoms, lubricant, pregancy tests and chlamydia test kits. Contact details and methods are available on their website here.
Open Door Service
The Open Door Team provides professional psychological and mental health support. They are part of Student Support Services and are freely available to any registered student experiencing psychological or mental health difficulties. Whether you’re concerned about yourself or someone else, they can help.
Support is available in a variety of ways from counselling, to short term Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), to self-help guidance. Appointments must be booked in advance, and contact information is available here.