Useful telephone numbers:
John Radcliffe Hospital 01865 741166
Oxford SU 01865 (2)88466
University Counselling Service 01865 (2)70300
Mrs Alison Nicholls is the Hertford College Nurse.
The Nurse holds an “open” surgery in her medical room NB1/3 – please see below for times. These are “walk in” sessions. Individual appointments can be booked at other times by emailing or telephoning her.
The College Doctors hold a Hertford-only surgery at 28 Beaumont Street on Tuesday between 12.00 and 13.00. Choose an appointment by emailing the Nurse, phoning her on (2)79401, or phoning the doctor’s surgery on 01865 311811.
The Nurse will visit students who are ill and confined to bed, provided the Lodge is informed by 10.30 (Lodge Phone (2)79400). To contact the College Nurse, phone (2)79401 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
College Nurse availability
Monday 09:30 – 11:45 Tuesday 09:30 – 11:45
(Weekly doctor’s surgery in 28 Beaumont St. Check on the day)
14.00 – 16.00 Thursday 09:30 – 11:45 Friday 09:30 – 11:45
At these times you do NOT need to make an appointment. Just knock on the door of NB1/3. Individual appointments can be booked at other times in advance by emailing or telephoning the Nurse.
These times may change. If so the alternative times are on display in the Porters Lodge and outside the nurse’s office
You do need to make an appointment for the doctor’s surgery on Tuesday.
All members of the college must register with an Oxford doctor. The Hertford College doctors, Dr Chloe Borton, Dr Matthew Easdale, Dr Rachel Allen and Dr Robin Carr will accept any member of the college who wishes to register with them under the National Health Service (except in the case of anyone living at a considerable distance from Oxford).
Registration with the college doctor happens in college on Saturday of 0th Week in Michaelmas term.
28 Beaumont Street
01865 311 811 Out of hours
after 6.30 pm and before 8.00 am, and at weekends
ring 111 for advice.
Junior members are of course free to register with any Oxford doctor. They must, however, register with an Oxford doctor, and they must, by the end of the third week of Michaelmas term, let the Lodge know who they are registered with. The Lodge must also be told of any subsequent changes of registration in Oxford.
Studental is an NHS dental practice based at Oxford Brookes Campus. They will see any Oxford University students and staff.
- Telephone: 01865 689997.
- Website: www.studental.co.uk
Please note that NHS dental care is not free.
Patients pay part of the cost of their treatment. A check-up costs approximately £17.00. You may qualify for free care, so please check with the College Nurse who can give you an HC1 application form.
NHS emergency dental clinics
Phone 01865 842609 between 17.15 and 20.15, or 111 on weekends and Bank Holidays.
If you have an allergy to food or anything else to please inform the College Nurse, in order that we can ensure that you have an allergy plan. If you have a food allergy please check the illustrated allergen sheet that appears directly above the weekly menu poster outside the Hall server and next to the weekly menu in Warnock. This sheet is filled out before each meal by the kitchen staff and indicates which potential allergens are in each menu item. Please ask the servery staff if you have any questions regarding allergen content. They will be happy to help.
Be careful not to share/taste someone else’s food in case you inadvertently ingest something you are allergic to.
If you have an “Epipen” auto injector , please check that it is in date and that you carry it with you at all times.
First aid provision
The College Porters and Caretakers are all trained in first aid. There are first aid boxes in several places around college and there is a defibrillator in the Lodge.
Main Site South Oxford Other properties
- Porters Lodge
- Hall stairwell
- College Office
- Swift room
- The Bar
- Nurse’s office
International programme office
Warnock – Housekeeping
Abingdon House – Housekeeping
All North Oxford properties have a small first aid
box kept by the Scout
There are undergraduate student physiotherapy clinics available at reduced prices courtesy of the Oxford Physiotherapy Service
The clinics are available during term time at:
Oxford University Club, 11 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3SZ
Clinic Times are:
- Monday 08.00 to 20.00
- Tuesday 08.00 to 20.00
- Wednesday 08.00 to 20.00
- Thursday 08.00 to 20.00
- Friday 08.00 to 18.00
- Saturday 09.00 to 13.00
Contraception or pregnancy
Contraception or Pregnancy
Contraception can be obtained from the GP or from the GUM clinic or from Oxfordshire Sexual Health Services.
The closest clinic to Hertford is the Rectory Road Centre in East Oxford (please see the previous link for opening times). The GUM clinic is based at the Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Headington Oxford OX3 7LE
Telephone 01865 231231
Contraception provision (Including emergency contraception) is available Monday through Friday from the Rectory Road Centre; no appointment is needed.
A list of approved pharmacies supplying emergency contraception (EHC, ‘morning after pills’) is available here.
Your College Nurse and GP are your first port of call if you suspect that you are pregnant. They will provide impartial, confidential advice and referral.
British Pregnancy Advice Council
The BPAS will give advice on all options related to pregnancy
Phone 03457 304030 (local rate charge)
Drug or alcohol dependency
Drug / Alcohol Dependency
Advice and information for anyone concerned about their own or anyone else’s drinking. Freephone 0800 917 8282
Phone 0845 769 7555
A drug / alcohol counselling service. Phone 01865 723500
National drugs helpline
Phone 0800 776600
Phone 0300 9991212
Oxford Genitourinary Medicine
Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Headington, OX3 7LJ. Telephone: 01865 231231 or website www.sexualhealthoxfordshire.nhs.uk
Monday , Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 12.15 to 15.15 No appointments needed
Wednesdays between 15.15 and 18.00 Under 25s only
For appointments at other times Please telephone 01865 231231
Terence Higgins support Trust
Telephone: 08451221200 or website www.tht.org.uk
The National Sexual Helpline
Phone 0800 567123
Condoms are available from the Nurse‘s office (NB1/3), the JCR Welfare Officers who have an email service and from the condom machine in the upper bathroom of the MCR.
National Rape Crisis Helpline
Phone 0808 802 9999
0300 123 3393
Telephone: 08456 341414 or website: www.b-eat.co.uk
Varied support and volunteering
Telephone: 01865 264160 or website: www.oxfordhub.org/
Oxford Hub, 16-17 Turl Street, Oxford, OX13DH