Medical treatment for students is provided by the NHS. To access NHS services, all students are required to be registered with a doctor near to where they are living whilst at the University. Lists of doctors in the area are available from Students 1st.
Information about registering with a doctor
There is an emergency dental clinic in Southampton. Details of dental surgeries are available in Students 1st.
There is also a large supply of information leaflets on a variety of health-related subjects freely available at Students 1st Information Centre RM050.
Emergencies and first aid
If you are injured or are taken ill whilst on campus, your immediate needs will be dealt with by qualified first aiders, who will arrange for whatever action is required.
For any first aid emergency at Southampton Solent University there is only one number to phone - ext 3700. Be ready to state your name, the nature of the injury and where the incident has taken place.
First aid ext: 3700
Residence assistants in the halls of residence are qualified first aiders and have had additional training in dealing with illness in the halls. Should you fall ill whilst in your hall, they will assist you and call a doctor or the emergency services on your behalf.