In your own interest, the University and College require that you register with a Cambridge doctor as soon as you arrive. If you are already registered with the NHS you should take your medical card or obtain your NHS number for your previous surgery before registering. Most students at Murray Edwards are registered with the Huntingdon Road Surgery, just opposite the main entrance to College, but all of the following GP surgeries are within a short distance of College:
- 1 Huntingdon Road (01223 364127)
- 56 Trumpington Street (01223 361611)
- Bridge Street Surgery 2 All Saints Passage (off Bridge Street) (08444 773939)
If you are unsure about how to proceed, or would like further advice about registration, contact the College Nurse.
Urgent Care Cambridgeshire provides an emergency out of hours GP service and can be contacted on 03301239131 during evenings and weekends when your local GP surgery is closed.
If it is a medical emergency then contact the ambulance service, telephone 999 or attend the Accident & Emergency Department at Addenbrooke's hospital.
If you wish to register with a dentist in Cambridge you can contact the University Dental Service 3 Trumpington Street (Tel. 01223 332860) or alternatively contact the college nurse for a list of other local dentists.
The Cambridge and Huntingdon Dental Helpline can also deal with enquiries about the availability of NHS dentists, plus any general queries regarding treatment, prices and emergency services. Tel. 01223 415126, Monday-Friday 8.30am-1pm (answering service outside these hours)
If you are not registered with a dentist and require emergency treatment please contact the Emergency Dental Service, Brooklands Health Centre, Seymour Street (Tel. 01223 723093, Monday-Friday).
If you require emergency treatment outside of normal surgery hours, please contact the Cambridgeshire Dental Emergency Service (Tel. 01223 471798) or NHS Direct (Tel. 0845 46 47)
- Addenbrooke's Hospital -Hills Road, Cambridge Tel: 01223 245151
- Accident & Emergency Department -Addenbrooke's Hospital Tel: 01223 217118
For information on health concerns, self-help and support organisations, and local health services including finding a local NHS dentist.
Checked and updated by HB Aug 09