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Contagious diseases

Information and advice

Contagious diseases

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

At university, it's quite common for students to come into contact with different illnesses. That's why we've put together some information below on some of the more serious contagious (infectious) diseases to help you to be aware and keep healthy.

If you think you, or someone you know, has symptoms for any of these diseases, please:

  • Call your GP
  • Call the Student Medical Centre on 01202 965378 (term time only)
  • Speak to a local pharmacy for minor illnesses 
  • Call or visit NHS 111 online.

Please note: If it is an emergency please call 999.

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Medical Centre

Medical Centre

The Student Medical Centre on Talbot Campus offers a full range of services including; online advice, booking appointments, vaccinations and out of hours support.
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Urgent medical support

Find out who to contact for emergency or out of hours support - including during vacations.