New College requires all students to register with an Oxford doctor. The College Doctors, Dr John Sichel and Dr Diana Ferguson, will accept any member of College who wishes to register with them under the NHS.
The College Doctors' surgery is at:
28 Beaumont Street Oxford
Telephone: 01865 311811
Both doctors hold a surgery in 1NB on a Monday and Thurday from 12.30-1.15 (approx.). It is advisable to book ahead if possible for one of these appointments, but every effort will be made to accommodate you. Drs Sichel and Ferguson are very experienced in dealing with students and will always respond sympathetically to students needs.
The College Nurse, Tara McGuinness, can be seen in the surgery in 1NB from 0th to 9th week.
The Nurse's surgery hours are as follows:
0th - 9th weeks
Monday (Nurse: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm; Male Doctor: 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm)
Tuesday (Nurse: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Wednesday (Nurse: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm)
Thursday (Nurse: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm; Female Doctor: 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm)
Friday (Nurse: 9:00 am - 11:00 am)
You can contact the College Nurse by:
The College Nurse can be seen about a range of problems and is happy to discuss any medical issues you may have, whether you consider them big or small. The service she provides is completely confidential, but she will liaise with members of the welfare team if you explicitly ask her to. Out of term time, you can see a nurse at the college medical practice at 28 Beaumont Street; just call and ask for an appointment.
Further information, including up-to-date advice on everything from meningitis to mumps to the University Counselling Service, can be found at on the University health resources page.
Mr George Coulter is happy to treat undergraduate students under the NHS. All other members of college are seen privately. The College Dental Practice is at:
3 George Street Oxford Telelphone: 01865 244304
Some dentists in the Oxford area will still accept new patients under the NHS. For a current list, please contact the College Nurse.
Free condoms, pregnancy tests, and rape alarms are provided by the MCR. They can be found in the MCR kitchen, in the drawer marked "welfare supplies". If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the MCR welfare officer.