Student Health CentreTel: 0115 848 6481
Radford Medical PracticeTel: 0115 979 2691
The Wellness in Mind service will be holding drop in clinics at the NTU Student Health Centre where patients can attend without an appointment and receive the support they have to offer. The clinics are being held on the following Tuesdays from 1pm - 3pm:
Tue 28.05.2019 1pm - 3pm
Tue 01.10.2019 1pm - 3pm
Tue 15.10.2019 1pm - 3pm
Tue 29.10.2019 1pm - 3pm
Tue 26.11.2019 1pm - 3pm
Tue 10.12.2019 1pm - 3pm
Wellness in Mind are here to support and reassure anyone who wants to learn more about their mental health, or the mental health of somebody else. The service is to help people in a way that is right for them.
This is held at Radford Health Centre on Mondays 13:00pm - 14.30pm for baby check-ups, developmental assessments and immunisations. There is usually a doctor, practice nurse and health visitor available at these sessions. Appointments are required for immunisations only. To contact the midwife please contact Radford Health Centre on 0115 8834000.
The new sexual health clinic is held every Tuesday from 1:00pm - 3:00pm at the NTU Student Health Centre. An appointment isn't required; you can simply turn up between those times and ask reception to add you to the nurse's list and you will be seen shortly after. This is for registered patients under 25 WITHOUT SYMPTOMS only. If you have symptoms please either book a routine appointment with one of our practice nurses or contact the GU clinic. More information on the GU clinic can be found at https://www.nuh.nhs.uk/sexual-health-services
The NHS website includes a wealth of information such as video stories, how to tell a partner, the sex myth buster and sexual health assessment tool. Visit the National Chlamydia Screening Programme website for more information.
This is held at Radford Medical Practice on a Tuesday morning 11.15am - 11.30am, please discuss this with your doctor first.
Minor surgical operations are performed at both sites, these are normally carried out at the end of morning surgery, please discuss with your doctor first. Employment insurance and medicals are carried out by the doctors by special appointment only. There is a charge for this non NHS service.
The 'Making Every Contact Count' (MECC) is a list of useful contacts and information available to Nottingham Trent University students click here to find out more.
Associated with this MECC project is the 'Hope Support Services' which has a student pack you can view here which aims to help 'Coping with University life through a family health crisis'
Sometimes it's confusing where to go for treatment when you are unwell, you just want to know the best way to get better as soon as possible. Below is a quick link showing the most appropriate service to use depending on your illness:
Where To Go
Student Health Development have teamed up with Nottingham Recovery College who will be running a series of on campus wellness sessions. All the information and booking is now on a very useful web page. Please direct further bookings through to the website:
They have recently released their website which can be found here: https://www.studentminds.org.uk/
Student Minds are transforming the state of student mental health so all in higher education can thrive. Watch their new video to find out about the charity's work.
We are starting a new eating disorders service for students starting from the new term called 'First Steps':
First steps has provided a useful Youtube video explaining what the service they offer is all about (see below):
NTU offered a service SOS - stomp out stress. This is a campaign designed to help reduce stress during exam periods. Although the program has now finished there are still some useful tips click here to view them.
We provide a confidential service to young people including under 16’s. For more information, please refer to our section regarding Patient Confidentiality.
We offer a FREE range of services:
We are happy for you to attend with a friend if you prefer.
Patients registered at our Student Health Centre:
We offer a full sexual health screening service and contraceptive service at our Student Site - please telephone 0115 8486481 for an appointment. We also run a "drop in session" on a Tuesday afternoon during term time only between 1pm and 3pm.
We are an approved "Young Person Friendly" surgery
Base51 (for young people) 0115 9525040
Victoria Health Centre (young peoples clinic) 0115 9509151
Nottingham City Self Help Website: http://www.nottinghamselfcare.org.uk/
Emergency Contraception: (for all ages)
NHS Urgent Care Centre 0115 883 8500
The Health Shop 0115 9475414
Contraception and Sexual Health Service 0115 9509151
Genito Urinary Medicine (screening for sexually transmitted infections) 0115 9627744
Cervical Smear Information http://www.cancerscreening.nhs.uk/index.html
Student Support Services including university health centreshttp://www.ntu.ac.uk/sss/health_centres/14214.html
Nottingham Trent Uni Health & Wellbeing
Psychological Therapy Services
Advice for supporting someone who is suicidal
Worried about a mate? Remember A.L.A.N
They have recently released their website which can be accessed here: https://www.studentminds.org.uk/
Time to change has just released findings regarding public attitudes and behaviour towards mental health which can be found here at www.time-to-change.org.uk/news/significant-improvement-public-attitudes-and-behaviours-–-latest-research-shows
This service offers on line counselling for 11 - 25 year olds, face to face is also available. They offer 6 sessions and 6 additional if needed. Access to counselling is immediate and there is no need for a doctors referral, you can "self refer". Please see the link below.
This service helps patients with self harm issues, please click the link below for more information and help.
'First Steps' Eating Disorder Support Service
CityCare’s musculoskeletal (MSK) physiotherapy service launched a new self-care information portal that includes advice, information and self-care resources for a variety of MSK conditions. Over the next few months the MSK team will be engaging with GPs as part of developing a professional resources section. This will aim to support the management of patients with MSK disorders.
The website can be find at www.nottinghamcitycare.nhs.uk/msk-home/
The 'Nottingham Recovery Network' service have just released their newly designed website you can access here: https://www.nottinghamrecoverynetwork.com this service joins together two existing and successful networks (Last Orders and Recovery in Nottingham) to make a single point of support for both alcohol and drugs.
If you are male and 65 and over you may have been invite for AAA screening and ignored it as you didn't know what it is. Please read this article for more information on the subject.
Join Dementia Research( JDR) champions is now being launched.
JDR Champions are a national network of members of the public, patients, carers, researchers health professionals, who care about dementia research and want to play a role in accelerating progress. JDR Champions have volunteered to work with the NIHR Clinical Research Network to raise awareness about Join Dementia Research locally, in their personal and professional communities click here for info.
This is a service run by 'New Leaf'. You can call quit line on 08005612121 or text 'new' to 80800.
Signposting health is an active signposting programme developed by the Nottingham City General Practice Alliance. NCGPA are a federation of 47 GP Practices in Nottingham City. They developed SignpostingHealth to "help patients choose the best help, first time"
They have developed an innovative, user friendly website with the most up to date information on a variety of services available within Nottingham City. This includes community services, emergency services & self care advice along with a list of symptoms matched up to the appropriate service. There is an abundance of information at your disposal to get you to the help you need and it can be found by visiting http://www.signpostinghealth.com/
The practice is regularly participating in new research projects and has been accredited as 'Research Ready'- This is completed by any UK general practice wishing to become engaged actively in primary care research. Research Ready can be used by all practice staff, both clinical and non-clinical (GPs, nurses, practice management, administrators).
Do you have questions about heart surgery that could be answered by research? Tell us your thoughts and help make a difference by clicking here and completing the form. You can also check out their leaflet by clicking here.
Research and clinical trials are an everyday part of the work done in the NHS.
The people who carry out research are mostly the same doctors and healthcare professionals who treat people. Their aim is to find better ways of looking after patients and keeping people healthy.
There are many different types of research. They cover a range of activities, from working in a scientific laboratory to carefully noting patterns of health and disease, and developing new treatments.
Health and social care research looks at many different issues, from illness, disease and disability to the way health and social care services are provided by the NHS.
The Join Dementia Research Team have created a short clip that shows some of the statistics on dementia they have acquired and information on how you can help:
We at Radford Medical Practice are proud to promote and support the Join Dementia Research Initiative (JDR).
The university of Nottingham research team is appealing for people in Nottinghamshire who experience depression and low mood to help them to assess the effectiveness of two online mental health support tools. There are 3 different versions of the REBOOT study article found below:
REBOOT short article
REBOOT mid sized article
REBOOT longer article
Did you know that the Urgent Care Centre on London Road has X-ray facilities? They can treat minor injuries and illnesses including minor burns, minorhead injuries or suspected broken bones. They can x-ray children over 5 and provide simple fracture management, meaning you don’t have to go to A and E. They can also now see the under 2’s. They’re open 7 days a week, 365 days a year from 7am-9pm and you don’t need an appointment.
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