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Health - help and advice

By kroberts 21 Jun 2017

You will find a range of health services in and around the University, including an on-campus General Practice.

The Student Health Centre

The Student Health Centre, run by Brownlow Health is based in the University's Student Services Centre and provides dedicated student health services. This is a full-time general practice, with surgeries held every week day, all year round.

Appointments can be pre-booked, or you can attend the daily walk-in service, which is nurse led.

Sports Injury clinic

If you are a member of a Sports Club, one of the benefits of membership is access to the Sports Injuries Clinic. Our qualified and experienced sports physiotherapists provide an excellent service at no extra cost. The Clinic which is located in Student Health is open during term at the following times:

Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5.30pm to 7.30pm

How to Book an Appointment?

You can book in person at Student Health reception, please produce your AU membership card/AU number when booking.

First Session

As with all sessions individuals are asked to arrive for their first session 10 minutes before the time booked to assist with the process of information gathering. You must produce an up to date AU membership card when asked prior to your session by our physiotherapists.

Non-UK students

If you are an EU resident, or from a country with a reciprocal health programme, you will receive free health treatment irrespective of the length of your study.

If you are an international student from outside the EU and your programme lasts more than six months, you will be eligible for treatment under the National Health Service. If your programme is shorter than six months you are advised to seek appropriate medical cover.

For further information on any of these services, please contact the Student Health Service Reception on 0151 285 4578.


Emergency Care

The Emergency Department at the Royal Liverpool Hospital is the biggest and busiest in Merseyside and located only 10 minutes from the University Campus.

All patients that go to the Emergency Department will be seen and assessed by a qualified member of the nursing team.

The Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

If you are involved in an emergency and you are unable to travel to the hospital then you need to call the ambulance service for help and assistance. This can be done by calling 999 from any UK telephone or mobile phone (cell phone).

If you need medical attention but it is not a life threatening situation then you can visit the hospital at the following address:

Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Prescot Street


L7 8XP

Telephone General: 0151 706 2000 / Inpatient 0151 706 2685


kroberts is My name is Kevin I am a member of your Halls Student Experience Team. Please feel free to drop me a line if you have any questions about the activities and experience we provide here at the University of Liverpool Halls.
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