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Please note: the Student Medical Centre is experiencing a high level of enquiries - if you're having problems getting through on the phone you can book an appointment online or even come into see us in person.  
For urgent medical advice please call NHS 111 or speak to a local pharmacy. You can also access the Boscombe Walk-in Centre or Talbot Medical Centre Emergency Surgery.


Whatever your medical needs, the Student Medical Centre at BU offers a full range of medical services, health and advice. Based at Talbot House on Talbot Campus, it is open to all students and daily appointments are available.​

Contact us

Call: 01202 965378

Opening hours

Monday-Friday, 8.45am-5pm (term-time only). 

If you're an emergency patient, you will be seen as soon as possible. Urgent cases will be seen on the same day, but you may be required to wait. 
For life-threatening emergencies call 999 or 01202 222222 if you're on campus.

Book an appointment online

If you're having problems getting through on the phone you can book an appointment online, come into see us in person, or use the eConsult service where you can get online advice from a doctor. You can also call NHS 111 for urgent medical advice.

The Medical Centre now offers:

  • all registered patients will have a named GP
  • electronic prescribing is now available online
  • you can also access your medical records summary online - please ask at reception for a secure user name and password.

Find out how we use your data and read our privacy notice and website privacy statement. For more information visit the getting registered and appointments page.

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Services we offer

The Student Medical Centre offers a variety of services to help you with health related issues including, immunisations, family planning and travel advice.

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Other resources

Find out where you can go for out of term support, the location of local hospitals and other services.

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Contagious diseases

Is it more serious? Information and advice for handling contagious (infectious) diseases