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Due to high demand there may be a wait for our services.  If you have an urgent or other problem, please see below for sources of help. You may also wish to use some of these other sources of help while you are waiting for an appointment to become available.

 

Accident and Emergency - telephone: 999*
www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/ServiceSearch.aspx?ServiceType=AandE
*If you require an ambulance, please call Security so that the ambulance can be met and directed quickly to where needed. You can do this by calling 999 from an internal telephone or 01524 594541 from a mobile.

 

Lancaster University Medical Centre - telephone: 01524 3877780 or 5-94130
www.kingstandunipractice.co.uk

 

Bay urgent care - telephone: 0300 123 1144
www.bayurgentcare.nhs.uk

 

NHS Choices- telephone: 111
www.nhs.uk


Samaritans - telephone: 08457 90 90 90
www.samaritans.org


NHS list of useful numbers
www.nhs.uk/NHSDirect/Pages/usefulphonenumbers.aspx


Counselling and Mental Health Service - useful websites
www.lancs.ac.uk/sbs/counselling/usefulwebsites.htm


Study skills
Talk to departmental staff. Academic tutors are here to help and support your study. Every faculty has a student learning advisor, see: www.lancs.ac.uk/sbs/counselling/fla.htm


Practical help – Lancaster University Students' Union
The LUSU website provides useful information on many practical problems ranging from Academic appeals to effective budgeting. http://advice.lusu.co.uk/


Disability support - Student Wellbeing Services
The disability advisor can be contacted via The Base, see http://www.lancs.ac.uk/sbs/disabilities/


Self help
Centre for Clinical Interventions (CCI) - this website has a series of training programmes covering assertiveness, anxiety, bi-Polar, self-esteem, depression, panic attacks, eating disorders, perfectionism, procrastination, worries etc - that you can work through online, see: www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/resources/consumers.cfm

 

Mental Health

A guide to help young patients prepare for a first time appointment with their GP to discuss mental health issues: http://www.docready.org/static/client/index.html#/home

 

Medical students and Doctors in distress

Information on how to get support and advice from the BMA: http://bma.org.uk/practical-support-at-work/doctors-well-being/about-doctors-for-doctors

 

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