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Medical Health

If you feel unwell or need health support, we're here to give you advice and point you in the right direction.

Emergency and crisis support

Urgent and emergency care - ☎ 999

Papyrus Hopeline247 - ☎ 0800 068 4141

Wellbeing support

Our resources page offers support and advice

Request wellbeing support

You'll be covered for most medical issues for free under the NHS while studying at university.

Medical emergencies

For emergencies on campus, call university security on 0191 208 6817 (available 24/7).

if you or someone you're with is experiencing a medical emergency away from campus or you're in immediate danger, call 999 or go to your nearest accident and emergency (A&E) department.

The local A&E departments for Newcastle University are:

  • Royal Victoria Infirmary, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle, NE1 4LP
  • North Tyneside General Hospital, Rake Lane, North Shields, NE29 8NH
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Sheriff Hill, Gateshead, NE9 6SX

Need emergency contraception? You can only get this from A&E departments when no other clinics are open, e.g. bank holidays and weekends.‌

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