Student Health CentreTel: 0115 848 6481
Radford Medical PracticeTel: 0115 979 2691
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.
This service is for students only and held at The Student Health Centre every Thursday morning from 09:15am - 11:30am (temporarily unavailable as out of term). For sexual health appointments at Radford Medical Practice please book a routine appointment with one of our nurses.
Appointments are available at both Radford Medical Practice and The Student Health Centre for diabetic reviews with the practice nurse. For further advice our reception staff will be more than happy to help.
If you are between 16-74 years and have not been seen in the last 3 years or if you are over the age of 75 and have not been seen within the last year and wish to have a basic health check please make an appointment with the practice nurse or health care assistant.
This is held at Radford Medical Practice surgery 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 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.
This service is for students only and held at The Student Health Centre every Thursday morning from 10:00am - 12:15am. For sexual health appointments at Radford Medical Practice please book a routine appointment with one of our nurses.
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:
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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