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All Students Welcome

The Practice has many years’ experience in student health. We understand the ups and the downs of student life for both UK and international patients. We also recognise it can be a difficult time for parents when their child is ill and they are away from home. We hope that you find the information below helpful.

We are the nearest NHS surgery on the South side of the Campus just across the Shinfield Road from the Sports Park.

New Students at Reading University – CLICK HERE

Protect yourself against Meningitis and Septicaemia - you need to get the MenACWY vaccination if you have not had it already prior to comming to Uni.
Please CLICK HERE  for a pdf download leaflet or CLICK HERE  for more general information on Meningitis and the new MenACWY vaccine

CLICK HERE for our Young Persons page


Talking Therapies

talking therapies

Talking Therapies in Berkshire Problems such as anxiety, depression, stress and phobias are very common. Talking Therapies is a friendly and approachable service that helps people with these problems.

http://www.talkingtherapies.berkshire.nhs.uk/


Counselling and Wellbeing

If you're having a tough time for any reason, don't keep it to yourself: The Reading University Counselling and Wellbeing Service can help.

The Counselling and Wellbeing team runs talks on issues such as coping with stress, finding motivation and gaining confidence.

The team also offers short-term counselling which is completely confidential. And, at your request and with your permission, our experts can work closely with colleagues across the university to provide coordinated support specifically for you. For more information, visit the Counselling and Wellbeing website.

As a young person I never really wanted to talk about mental health.....  
A site about stress, bullying, living in a "sexed up world"..... you may find this site helpful.
Young Minds

Motivation

Need help to improve your motivation to change? 
There is now a brilliant app available see the web site below:
AIM

Mental Health

Students Against Depression is a great website if you're feeling sad, low, anxious or depressed.

 


Drug and alcohol services

IRISis a specialist Drug and Alcohol Service provding , advise, information harm reduction interventions, recovery planning in conjunction with pharmacological, psychosocial and structured treatment programs.


British Pregnancy Advisory ServiceBPAS

The team of highly skilled doctors, nurses, counsellors and health care assistants provide reproductive and sexual health services through the NHS for over 100,000 women and men every year in our network of clinics around the UK.

https://www.bpas.org/clinics/bpas-reading/


Sexual Health Issues

For any sexual health issues, please visit the Florey Unit which is located near to the University campus.

 

 
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