We are the closest GP Practice to University of Winchester (UOW), just 7 minutes walk.
Adjoined to us is a Lloyds Pharmacy which again is the closest to campus for the students. We have over 30 years of experience working with Winchester University as it is now and King Alfred’s College as it was known in the past so really understand students (young adult health needs). We feel we offer great service along with on-line appointment booking and repeat prescription for your convenience.
How to find us. Walk down Romsey Road towards the city centre and turn left at Clifton Terrace or along St. James Terrace then into Clifton Terrace - just before the Railway Bridge. A stone’s throw along Clifton Terrace just past the park, known as The Arbour, you will find Alison Way. The surgery is the first building on the right hand side just past the Lloyds Pharmacy which is attached.
You will need to register with us before we can see you as a patient. We are happy to accept your University of Winchester Student Card as proof of your residence in Winchester.
Public Health England (PHE) in Aug 2015 rolled out a new vaccination programme for students re Meningitis ACWY. This vaccine protects against meningitis (inflammation of the brain) and septicaemia (blood poisoning) caused by meningococcal groups A, C, W and Y which students are at higher risk of attracting as discovered by the JCVI. We strongly encourgage you make an appointment to be vaccinated against this disease keeping yourself safe. Please call 01962 853599 to make your appointment today. Further information on the vaccination programme and meningococcal disease.
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Routine appointments can be made with a Doctor or Nurse, usually within 3/4 days.
If you ring the surgery for an Emergency Appointment you will probably speak to one of our Practice Nurses who can give advice. The Practice Nurses also hold a surgery each morning in conjunction with the Duty Doctor. If the nurse feels that you need an Emergency Appointment with the Doctor, she will arrange for you to come to the surgery that day.
IF FOR ANY REASON YOU ARE UNABLE TO KEEP AN APPOINTMENT, DON’T FORGET TO RING AND LET US KNOW IN GOOD TIME.
If you are on Regular Medication we can arrange for your Repeat Prescriptions to be picked up from a local Chemist. Please allow at least 5 working days for your prescription to be processed in this way.
Please request any prescription in writing or via the on-line request form.
We do not take requests by telephone.
If you become unwell “Out of Hours”, the first point of contact for emergency medical advice is the NHS 111 service (call 111).You will be given advice from a Doctor and if appropriate, be asked to attend an Emergency Surgery at the Primary Care Centre located at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital.
If you are unwell and are absent from the University for more than 7 days, with a viral or flu type illness, you might be required to obtain a medical certificate from your GP, provided that you have made contact with them during your illness.
If you need to see a GP when your return home during your holidays, please ask to be seen as a Temporary Resident. Please do not register as a permanent patient elsewhere, as you will need to complete the registration process with us again on your return to University.
Our GPs and Practice Nurses are all available to provide routine advice regarding your sexual health and contraception. We also provide Coil and implant fittings, Chlamydia screening and Emergency Contraception Services should you require them.
For more information about Chlamydia screening please visit the “Lets talk about it” website
Please contact us for information about local support services.
If you having a continuing health problem such as Asthma, Diabetes or Epilepsy you will be invited (by letter) to make an appointment with one of our Practice Nurses or a Doctor, usually on an annual basis. This will ensure that regular monitoring of your medication and health status takes place whilst you are at college.
If you are seen at hospital for any aspect of your healthcare, please ensure that you inform them that you are now registered at St Paul’s Surgery.
Our Practice Nurses can provide you with health advice for your overseas trips. In addition to giving you advice and vaccinations, they will also talk to you about how to stay healthy when abroad, particularly when traveling to third world countries. Note the common travel vaccines are free on the NHS but some are chargeable. View our holiday travel page for more info regarding our travel clinic prices.
Please seek advice at least 6 weeks before traveling.
Some students obtain work overseas during the long vacation. Organisations such as Camp America and CCUSA ask for a Medical Questionnaire and occasionally a Medical Examination. This service is over and above what is provided through the NHS and a charge will be made (please contact the Surgery for up to date charges).
We will need at least 10 working days to organise the completion of these forms and any examination that may be required.
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