Health Services2021-01-03T17:49:25+00:00

Health Services

In addition to the services outlined under the welfare page, here you will find further information on health services available in Cambridge. For additional information on services, sexual health, eating disorders, drugs and alcohol please see the 2017 Welfare Handbook.


The local GP is:

Newnham Walk Surgery
Wordsworth Grove
Tel: 01223 366811

To access health services throughout your studies, you should register with a GP upon your arrival. Additionally a directory of local NHS services can be found at In an emergency, call 999, and for urgent advice out-of-ours, 111.

Sexual Health

Free sexual health supplies can be found in the pigeon hole of the WCSA welfare officer. Alternatively, you can pick up supplies from CUSU at 17 Mill Ln, Cambridge CB2 1RX.

For sexual health services:

Lime Tree Clinic
351 Mill Road,
Cambridge, CB1 3DF
Mondays 2.00 – 4.00pm (under 25’s) (full sexual health screening and contraception available if required)
Saturdays 12.30 – 1.30pm (under 25’s) (contraception only)

Woodlands Surgery
48 – 49 Bateman Street
Cambridge, CB2 1LR
Wednesday: 9.00 – 4.30pm (services for all people)

Please telephone 0300 300 3030 for an appointment at any of the clinics above during the following hours:

Mon – Thur 08.45 – 19.00
Fri  08.45 – 16.30
Sat  11.00 – 13.30

More information on Sexual Health provision is available here:

Mental Health

This link contains a compilation of many different mental health resources available to you. While it was originally drafted as a resource for students over the 2020-2021 winter holiday, a good deal of the information remains relevant.

The services offered by the college and university are here to provide you with any support you need whenever you need it. Additional useful contacts can be found here:

Cambridge Nightline (previously known as Linkline)
Anonymous and confidential listening support and information service is offered by Nightline by phone for students at Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin Universities. They are open during term time from 7pm-7am. Any further information can be found on their website:
01223 744444
skype: linkline.cambridge

Mind is a mental health charity offering advice and support. They Cambridge Mind opening hours are: Monday – Friday office hours are 10am – 4pm. Office may be open at other times, and services may be delivered at specific sites and/or outside of office hours.

Barrere House
100 Chesterton Road
Phone: 01223 311 320
Infoline: 0300 123 3393

Eating Disorders

Any concerns relating to Eating Disorders, including their recognition and recovery, can be addressed with the support services in college and university, your GP and/or the college nurse. Additionally:

B-Eat Online Support Groups

This is a non-judgemental, confidential online self help and support group run by B-Eat where attendees can support each other and speak about their experiences. For more information please see: