Student Wellbeing (Buxton Campus & Chesterfield)

If you have something that is affecting you in or out of University at our Buxton Campus or Chesterfield, feel free to contact us.

We are open throughout the year, including non term-time periods, and the service we provide is tailored specifically for you.

Our specialist team of support staff offer support, advice and guidance with personal issues you may be experiencing that may be impacting on your studies. These can include concerns around:

We can offer appointments with an adviser, either in person or via the telephone, in order to answer your query at that time. We can provide access to specialist advice, or give you some information to take away with you.

Self-help information is available in a variety of formats with a wide range of leaflets and information sheets. If you cannot see what you need, ask or contact our reception for assistance.

Health and wellbeing

If you're thinking about improving your general health and wellbeing, we can advise you on the practical ways to give up smoking, lose weight safely and permanently, how to follow a healthy exercise regime, as well as supporting you with any health or wellbeing related concern.

In fact, we can support you with any health or wellbeing related issue you may be experiencing. We provide:

Appointments are available throughout the week either in person or via telephone (except Thursdays). Please contact us for times.

Healthcare in Buxton

Buxton Medical Practice

Elmwood Medical Centre

Stewart Medical Centre

If you need dental care while you're living in Buxton there are local Dental Practices. 

NHS dental treatment may be available to students up to the age of 25 years - there will be some charges, though at a reduced rate. Phone a local practice for further detail.

Boots T

CR Clowes Chemist

  • Cavendish Circus (opposite the University)
  • 01298 23218

Lloyds Pharmacy

Peak Pharmacy

Superdrug

Chemists in Buxton issuing emergency contraception:

CR Clowes Chemist

  • Cavendish Circus (opposite the University)
  • 01298 23218

Superdrug

We provide a contraception and sexual health advice service throughout the week, including free pregnancy testing and free condoms.

Alternatively, the following clinic local to Buxton is open on Tuesday evenings, 6.30pm - 8.30pm for drop-in sessions and appointments.

For information or to make an appointment to a clinic local to you, please ring in advance:

This is a free service, offering specialist advice on contraception, sexual health screening, pregnancy related concerns, PMS, menopause issues, and is a completely confidential service.

The following clinics also offer a full sexual health screening service if you're concerned that you may have a sexually transmitted infection.

We would advise telephoning for an appointment in advance of attending one of the clinic near you.

Clinics are available at the Cavendish Hospital, Buxton, New Mills, Glossop and Chapel-en-le-Frith, and can be accessed as follows:

Healthcare in Chesterfield

Chesterfield Medical Partnership

Whittington Medical Centre

Holme Hall Surgery

If you need dental care while you're living in Chesterfield there are local Dental Practices who take both private and NHS patients. 

NHS dental treatment may be available to students up to the age of 25 years - there will be some charges, though at a reduced rate. Phone a local practice for further detail.

Peak Pharmacy

Peak Pharmacy

Peak Pharmacy

Boots

Superdrug

Chemists in Buxton issuing emergency contraception:

Peak Pharmacy

Peak Pharmacy

The following clinics also offer a full sexual health screening service if you're concerned that you may have a sexually transmitted infection.

We would advise telephoning for an appointment in advance of attending one of the clinics near you.

Sexual health (Derbyshire)

Sexual health (East Cheshire)

Sexual health (North Staffordshire)

Sexual Health Sheffield

Opening hours

Got a question for us?

You can get in touch with us by any of the following:

For general enquiries and appointment booking: