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1 Seeing a Doctor in the UK Dr Mark Daniels, Imperial College Health Centre

2 The National Health Service Its free! Access to all UK Health Services via your GP You must register with a GP this week Imperial College Health Centre

3 Imperial College Health Centre (next to Selkirk Hall)

4 Why register with us? Student Health expertise Excellent standard of care Liaison with IC Wide range of services Purpose built Health Centre Large volume prescribing Free vaccinations Liaison with IC Confidentiality Imperial College Health Centre

5 How to register Registration form - in your welcome pack/from Halls on first Saturday - at the Welcome Fair on Sunday 29 September - download from our website - get one from our reception - get one here Complete form Bring to reception Thats it!

6 The NHS belongs to us all - lets use it right! You've got a cold. Do you pop into your local pharmacist and buy a pack of paracetamol? Do you make an appointment to see your GP? Do you go to Accident and Emergency at the local hospital?

7 The NHS belongs to us all - lets use it right! You've twisted your ankle playing sport Do you pop into your local pharmacist? Do you go to Imperial College Health Centres emergency clinic? Do you make an appointment to see your GP in 2 weeks? Do you go to Accident and Emergency at the local hospital?

8 The NHS belongs to us all - lets use it right! Youve had a skin rash for 2 weeks which hasnt gone away Do you pop into your local pharmacist? Do you go to Imperial College Health Centres emergency clinic? Do you make an appointment to see your GP in 1-2 weeks? Do you go to Accident and Emergency at the local hospital?

9 The NHS belongs to us all - lets use it right! Youve fallen off your bike and broken your wrist Do you pop into your local pharmacist? Do you go to Imperial College Health Centres emergency clinic? Do you make an appointment to see your GP in 1-2 weeks? Do you go to Accident and Emergency at the local hospital?

10 Accident and Emergency

11 Imperial College Health Centre Think before going to A and E: Is this a serious accident or life threatening emergency? Come to Imperial College Health Centre instead: Doctors and nurses clinics Booked appointments throughout the day On day clinics am (Mon-Fri) triage clinic 3-4pm (not Tuesday) emergencies only When we are closed, still phone us.

12 Imperial College Health Centre Summary: Register with Imperial College Health Centre this week Correct A+E use Remember pharmacist for mild illness All other problems come to us (triage or booked appointments)

13 Imperial College Dental Surgery

14 Who can come and see us? ANYBODY!! No postcode restrictions

15 When should you come and see us? Not had full dental checkup in the last 6-12 months Experiencing pain or problems Advice

16 NHS dental treatment is not free at source unless Under 18 years 19 years and in full time education Pregnant or having had a baby in the last 12 months On Income Support / Jobseekers Allowance / NHS Tax Credit Names on a valid HC2 / HC3 form Help with health costs form: April_2013.pdf

17 NHS Dental Services Cost Band 1 - £18 Band 2 - £49 Band 3 - £214 Emergency treatment £18

18 Opening Hours Monday- Friday 8am- 8pm Saturday 9am-5pm Emergencies seen on same day

19 Thank you for listening QUESTIONS?


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