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Medical centre


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

Telephone: 01202 965378

Opening hours

Monday-Friday, 8.45am-5pm (term-time only). The Medical Centre will be closed for the summer break from Friday 14 June. If you need to contact a GP please contact the nearby Talbot Medical Centre in Wallisdown or Northbourne Surgery near Kinson. View map for details. Please call on 01202 636400 or book online using your Student Medical Centre registration details. 

You can also drop in to the Emergency Surgery at the Talbot Medical Centre from Monday to Friday, between 9am-11am and 3pm-5pm.

If you are 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 are 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 new 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 on-line. 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.

More information

Services we offer

The Student Medical Centre offers a variety of services to help you with health related issues.


Discover more about the support services on campus which are available to all BU students.

Other resources

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

Our medical team

At the Student Medical Centre you will find a hard working and committed team dedicated to keeping you healthy

Overseas travel advice

Our Nurses can advise on, and provide a full immunization programme if you are travelling abroad.

Contagious diseases

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

Complaints procedures

We strive to ensure our medical provision is constantly being updated and improved. Let us know if things were not right for you.