Registering with the GP
Please be aware transferring registration from your home GP to a Loughborough GP may affect your access to any support services/therapy/waiting lists you have in your home area. We recommend you thoroughly investigate the impact on your personal health care provision before choosing to transfer away from your current GP.
Arriving at University
For home students, you can register with a GP be prior to your arrival at university.
For international students, you should register as soon as you arrive in the UK.
If you take regular medication, please bring at least 2 month’s supplies with you to university from your current GP.
To find a GP near to the campus, you can use the NHS Choices Service. The website shows all GPs in the area, alongside their addresses and phone numbers.
Treatment away from the University
If you require medical attention whilst away from university (for example, when returning home during the vacation periods), you can register at an alternative surgery as a temporary patient.
Frequently Asked Questions
I'm an international student, should I register with the GP's surgery prior to my arrival in the UK?
You will need to await until you arrive in the United Kingdom before trying to register with a GP Surgery.
Last Updated: 4th July 2023