Here are some FAQ’s that we thought you may find useful. If you didn’t find what you were looking for, or if you want more detail, please post on the wall of our Facebook Page where one of the team will be able to answer your question.
Do I have to register with a local doctor?
It is a requirement of your stay in Halls that you are registered with a local doctor. If you are not from around London, it is strongly recommended that you register with the Imperial College Health Centre, located in Prince’s Gardens, South Kensington. If you wish to remain registered or to register with another local GP, you must get your GP practice to stamp the ePembridge Information Card issued to you as part of the ePembridge registration.
How do I book an appointment with my GP at the Imperial College Health Centre?
Once you are registered, you can phone or come into the Health Centre in person to book an appointment with a GP. This service is confidential. GP can give a medical diagnosis and offer treatment as they see fit. One treatment that can be provided is counselling (needs referral from GP).
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone – 020 7584 6301
Can I see a doctor without booking an appointment at the Imperial College Health Centre?
In some cases, you may be able to see a doctor or a nurse without a pre-booked appointment. Click here for more information.
Where can I get dental care?
The Imperial College Dental Centre is located next door to the Imperial College Health Centre, at Prince’s Gardens.
It is strongly recommended by the College that new students under the age of 25 are vaccinated against meningococcal disease (meningitis) and measles, mumps and rubella. These are serious diseases: meningitis can kill and mumps can damage fertility. Although rare, they occur more commonly amongst university students. It is recommended that you are immunised against these prior to coming to university. The Imperial College Health Centre offers free vaccinations for students under the of 25. Click here for vaccination dates and more information.