Health & Wellbeing

These pages contain information about services you can access for support with your health and wellbeing.

In the event of an emergency, please contact the emergency services on 999 or attend your local Accident & Emergency department.  If you have a non-urgent medical problem, please contact 111.
Both your Physical and Mental Health are extremely important and below is some information on general support services you can access. We have also developed specific pages on: 

 

We know that some services at University College Birmingham may have changed or stopped as a result of Coronavirus. Please check our COVID-19 page for the most up to date information.

 

University Health and Wellbeing

University College Birmingham has a Health and Wellbeing team who are on-hand to help manage any difficulties or concerns you might have. They provide specific Mental Health and Wellbeing support, including counselling, that you can access. To book an appointment, you need to fill-in this online registration form on portal.

 

University Nurse and Medical Services

The University College Birmingham Nursing Service can provide you with information and advice on medical needs. This includes general medical advice and information, contraception and treatment for minor injuries. You can drop-in to room 730, Summer Row:

Monday-Thursday: 8-4pm

Friday: 8-3pm

Telephone: 0121 604 100

E-Mail: collegenurse@ucb.ac.uk

 

NHS
NHS GP 

A GP (General Practitioner) is a Doctor's surgery and can treat you for all common medical conditions, refer you to other services or the Hospital. You can find your closest GP, and what services they offer here. The NHS also provide specific information for students accessing medical care here

NHS Walk-in Centres

There are some Walk-in medical services available accross Birmingham that can offer a range of services and support for minor illnesses or injuries. 

NHS Self-Help Leaflets

 

Nightline 

Nightline is a confidential listening and information service run by students, for students. They're there to listen not lecture. Based at University of Birmingham, Birmingham Nightline provides support for UCB students too. You can talk to them about anything without fear of being judged or told what to do. All contact with Nightline is confidential and anonymous. Nightline is open between 6pm-8am every night during the University of Birmingham's term time. You can contact them via phone, e-mail or instant message. 

 

Samaritans

Samaritans are a free, confidential and non-judgemental listening service. If you need someone to talk to, you can call or e-mail them.

Telephone: 116 123

E-Mail: jo@samaritans.org