After moving home, it is important that you register locally with a GP (General Practioner / doctor). If you’d like to access healthcare on our Newport or Pontypridd campuses, please also register with the USW Health Service.
Don’t wait until you are unwell to register!
Treforest, Glyntaff, Pontypridd area
If you are living near our Pontypridd campus, come along to the Health Centre on Treforest Campus to pick up registration forms.
- You can register with the USW Health Centre
- You can also register with Ashgrove Surgery in Pontypridd through the Health Centre
- GPs from Ashgrove surgery offer clinics at our Health Centre during term
If you are living near our Newport campus, registration forms are available from the Advice Zone or the Nurse.
Once the forms are completed, book an appointment with the nurse
- Make an appointment via Unilife to see the Nurse Adviser at City Campus.
- Nurse appointments are available Tuesday and Thursday each week.
As of w/c 16th April students studying at the ATRiuM campus will be able to book an appointment to see the University Nurse. Please check online for available appointments to see a nurse on campus or by contacting the Advice Zone on 01443 4 82540
All students studying at the University are able to visit the Treforest campus Health centre for advice from a Nurse . Alternatively they can contacts us by telephone on 01443 482081 or email email@example.com
Important Information regarding the Atrium GP clinic for All Students at the Atrium Campus
As of Sept 2017 there will NO longer be a visiting GP service at the Atrium
• Returning Students – who have previously been registered with the GP service at the campus (Llanederyn Surgery) will now need to register with an alternative GP surgery. You will receive a letter at some point telling you that you will no longer be able to access the GP service at this surgery,
• Please use the NHS Wales link to use your Cardiff address postcode to find out the nearest surgery to where you are going to be living during 2017-18
• Contact your chosen GP surgery and contact them to request to register with them as soon as possible. You will need Your NHS number (this can be found on your medical card or a repeat medication prescription or any hospital letters you may have received) as well as proof of identity and a Utility bill with your new address on. In addition, you will need the name and address of your previous GP . This will be Llanederyn Health centre Maelfa Llanederyn Cardiff CF27 9PN
• First year students living in Cardiff – It is important that you register with a GP as soon as possible after arriving at University.Please DO NOT leave it until you are too unwell to do it. You can use the NHS Wales link to enter your Cardiff address postcode to find out your nearest Gp surgery to where you live
•You will need Your NHS number (this can be found on your medical card or a repeat medication prescription or any hospital letters you may have received) as well as proof of identity and a Utility bill with your new address on. In addition, you will need the name and address of your previous GP
Nurse appointments are available on Thurs & Fri at the ATRiuM campus Please check online for available appointments or contact the Advice Zone on 01443 4 82540
Start of Term 2018/19
USW Health Service Registration drop-in sessions will be available during the first few weeks of the new term at the Student Hub along side Mountain Halls for those students living in Treforest Student accommodation or within the Treforest area
Please attend one of the registration drop in sessions as soon as possible after enrolling, no appointment necessary.
It is important that you please bring your NHS number (you can obtain this by contacting your current GP) the name and address of your current GP and your Student ID card.
The Dates for the registration sessions are as followed
Tues. Sept 25th 9am – midday
Weds Sept 26th 1pm – 4pm
Thurs Sept 27th 10am – 1pm
Mon 1st Oct 10am – 1pm
Weds 3rd Oct 11am – 2
If you are unable to attend any of the sessions call into the health centre in Hirwaun building to pick up forms and when complete post them in the Health service post box outside H10. Please ensure that you sign all forms