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Who to turn to for immediate help

It is important to deal with serious problems as soon as they occur.  Here's who to contact.

Suicidal feelings

If you are feeling suicidal, there are people you can talk to who want to help:

- Speak to a friend, family member or someone you trust as they may be able to help you calm down and find some breathing space

- Call the Samaritans 24-hour support service on 116 123

- Go to your nearest accident and emergency (A&E) department and tell the staff how you are feeling

- Contact NHS 111

- Make an urgent appointment to see your GP

Medical emergencies

Call 999 for an ambulance or go to your nearest accident and emergency (A&E) department.

GP/Health Services

Amersham Vale are a local GP surgery based in Suite 5 on the first floor of the Waldron Health Centre, which is just opposite New Cross Station (SE14 6LD).

The Doctors and nursing staff are friendly, knowledgeable and supportive.

A full range of GP services are available, including:

  • Contraception
  • Sexual Health Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Travel Health
  • Immunisations (including Meningitis ACQY and MMR)

Any student can register for the first time or change their GP to one at Amersham Vale by visiting the surgery reception at Suite 5 and completing two quick forms. Please also bring some photo ID in order to get full online registration, and access to on-line appointments and repeat prescriptions.

amershamvale.co.uk 

020 3049 3600

You can also call NHS 111 for non-emergency health advice. 

Mental health

If you have immediate concerns go to your nearest accident and emergency (A&E) department and tell the staff how you are feeling. Or call 999.

You can also make an urgent appointment to see your GP or call NHS 111.

Fear for your safety

Call 999 and as for the police.

If you are on campus or in University accomodation call 020 7919 7105.

On campus

Find the nearest security officer or call 020 7919 7105.

In University accommodation

Contact your Campus Support Officer 020 7919 7284.

Or call Goldsmiths security 020 7919 7105.