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Register with the  USW Nurse led Health Service to set up your USW medical record and speed up access to healthcare whilst you are at university. 

When you move away from home and are living in a new area it is important that you also register with a local doctor (GP).

Due to Covid restrictions we will only be offering Telephone appointments  and these can be booked  via Advice Zone Online.  Please include your mobile number in the notes section of the online booking form. You should always keep your contact details up to date in case the University needs to contact you


1. Register Online with the USW Health Service


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2. GP Registration - please register online 

When you move away from home and are living in a new area it is important that you also register with a local doctor (GP).   

How you find and register with a local GP depends on where you live:

Students living in these areas are recommended to Register with Ashgrove Surgery. They are the Surgery we work with and who will hold appointments on campus when we return. To do this you will need to complete the following steps:  

  1. Complete the USW health service registration form on Advice Zone Online.
  2. Follow this link to register with our Campus GP Surgery Ashgrove Surgery.

Here is a useful guide to help you complete the NHS registration

Once you are registered you will have access to Online E-Consultations

This facility will be available to you when you are on campus and even when you return home in a reduced capacity.  

When we return to campus Ashgrove Surgery will resume their regular appointment sessions at Treforest Campus. 



Repeat medication for pre existing health conditions


If you have a pre-existing medical condition  and you are taking regular medication you will need to arrange your repeat medication with Ashgrove surgery

You can do this by

1  signing up for their “my health on line” service.  Please  add your USW student ID number  alongside your name  on the form ( this will confirm your ID  )

Follow the guidelines on the link .

2  Contact Ashgrove Surgery on  01443 404 444 to book a telephone appointment with a GP for a new patient medication review .  Please ensure that You have all the information regarding your medications ready for your telephone appointment with the Dr

3. Once your account has been set up you can order your medication  on line to be picked up at the pharmacy .     

Please Note - You must complete your registration with the surgery first





 



Use Health in Wales to find the nearest surgery to your term time address. You’ll need your NHS number, the name and address of your previous GP, proof of identity and a utility bill for your new address.

You can find your NHS number by contacting your last GP surgery or on any repeat prescriptions and  hospital letters you may have.

Once you have made a note of which GP Surgeries are closest to you; you can visit Campus Doctor to see which of them has signed up to the online registration service. 

You can choose one that hasn't signed up to Campus Doctor, but you would need to contact them directly then in order to register with them.

Here is a useful guide to help you complete the NHS registration form

Welsh language GPs
If you'd like to register with a Welsh speaking Doctor in Cardiff, this NHS table shows the details of GPs in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan who can consult in Welsh. The table also includes information about other languages spoken by GPs in these areas. 


The USW Health Service has close links to Bellevue Group Practice,  If you live in the City Centre or close to the Newport campus and wish to register with this surgery you can access all the forms  here

Guide to completing NHS registration 

Information how to make appointments at the surgery

Alternatively use Health in Wales to find the nearest surgery to your term time address and ask to register. You’ll need your NHS number, the name and address of your previous GP, proof of identity and a utility bill for your new address.

You can find your NHS number by contacting your last GP surgery or on any repeat prescriptions and  hospital letters you may have.

For those students who live in private rented accommodation in the locality of Newport  We also have links with St Paul’s Clinic. You can access all the forms and information required  to register at their surgery on their website

They are located in the main city centre and are willing to register any student and possibly any family members living in either the city centre or the surrounding area of Newport. Please contact them on 01633 266140 to discuss, when speaking with them make sure you  inform them that you are a student at USW.