Health information links
General information and advice
For comprehensive health information and advice phone 111 or call Harmoni our out of hours service on 0300 130 3018.
Local chemists and pharmacies
Brunel Pharmacy (on campus)
+44 (0)1895 257187
The Chimes Shopping Centre
+44 (0)1895 233526
+44 (0)1895 258000
+44 (0)1895 232876
If you need to find a dentist in the Hillingdon/Uxbridge area, please go to the NHS website where you will find a postcode search tool.
If you need urgent dental help outside normal office hours, please call 111.
Sexual health and infections
If you think you may have had contact with a sexual infection, you can either:
If you think you may be at risk of an unwanted pregnancy following intercourse:
- The practice can provide emergency contraception, either in the form of the morning-after pill or a copper coil (intra-uterine device).
- The morning-after pill can be obtained direct from pharmacies, for a fee, so you may choose not to come to us since it is more effective the sooner it is taken.
For more information on LARC (Long-Acting Reversible Contraception) and the morning-after pill visit the FPA, Uxbridge Health Centre and Levonelle websites.
Termination of pregnancy
If you decide not to go ahead with an unplanned or unwanted pregnancy, then Hillingdon has a dedicated termination of pregnancy service. The Medical Centre can refer you to a clinic, or you can refer yourself:
Tudor Wing Sexual Health Centre (Hillingdon Hospital): +44 (0)1895 279537
Uxbridge Health Centre: +44 (0)1895 252461
Yiewsley Health Centre: +44 (0)1895 443686
Remember to organise regular contraception either before or after your operation.
Hillingdon has a dedicated stop smoking service to help you through quitting. They provide group and one-to-one sessions, as well as advice on nicotine replacement therapy. Call them on +44 (0)800 169 7541, or visit the Stop Smoking website.
Other useful links
NHS GO app: Visit the NHS GO website
Counselling: Brunel Counselling Service
Substance abuse: Hillingdon Drug and Alcohol Service; Hillingdon Action Group for Addiction Management
Cervical smear tests: NHS Cervical Screening Programme
Asthma: Asthma UK
Travel and vaccinations: Department of Health Travel information; Foreign Office
Diabetes: Diabetes UK
Useful phone numbers
Hillingdon Hospital: +44 (0)1895 238282
Mount Vernon Hospital: +44 (0)1923 826111
Metropolitan Police (Hillingdon): +44 (0)1895 251212
The Samaritans: +44 (0)8457 90 90 90
Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Helpline: +44 (0)8451 221 331