Other services (including sexual health)

Physiotherapy

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

Nightline

Run for and by students, Nightline provides every student in Oxford with the opportunity to talk to someone about anything they like. A completely independent, non-judgmental listening, support and information service, with no political, religious or moral bias, the service also provides information, from taxi numbers to the addresses of clinics and other support networks. You may phone on a landline or mobile (reversed charges accepted), call on Skype (username is oxfordnightline) or drop in at the flat for coffee and a chat. There are always two people in the office, one male and one female. Strict confidentiality is assured and you do not have to give your name.

The Nightline flat is at 16 Wellington Square (tel. (2)70270), and is open from 8 pm until 8 am every night during term, and during the weeks immediately before and after each term.

Contraception or Pregnancy

Contraception Services

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.

Pregnancy

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 / Alcohol Dependency

Drinkline

Advice and information for anyone concerned about their own or anyone else’s drinking. Freephone 0800 917 8282

Alcoholics Anonymous

Phone 0845 769 7555

Libra

A drug / alcohol counselling service. Phone 01865 723500

National drugs helpline

Phone 0800 776600

Narcotics Anonymous

Phone 0300 9991212

HIV / Sexual Health

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

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

Mental Health

Samaritans

08457 909090

Mind

0300 123 3393

Eating Disorders

Beat

Telephone: 08456 341414 or website: www.b-eat.co.uk

Varied Support and Volunteering

Oxford Hub

Telephone: 01865 264160 or website: www.oxfordhub.org/

Oxford Hub, 16-17 Turl Street, Oxford, OX13DH