Healthcare in Buxton - Health and Wellbeing at Buxton - University of Derby

Healthcare in Buxton

Doctors, chemists, clinics and dentists in and around Buxton.


Buxton Medical Practice

A: 2 Temple Rd, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 9BZ
T: 01298 24105


Elmwood Medical Centre

A: 7 Burlington Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9AY 
T: 01298 23019 


Stewart Medical Centre

A:15 Hartington Road, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 6JP 
T: 01298 22338



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: 01298 23084 A: 62 Spring Gardens 
  • CR Clowes Chemist T: 01298 23218 A: Cavendish Circus (opposite the University)
  • Lloyds Pharmacy T: 01298 25083 A: 139 Victoria Park Road 
  • Peak Pharmacy T: 01298 23488 A: Scarsdale Place
  • Superdrug T: 01298 23195 A: Spring Gardens Shopping Centre  

Chemists in Buxton issuing emergency contraception:

  • CR Clowes Chemist T: 01298 23218 A: Cavendish Circus (opposite the University)
  • Superdrug T: 01298 23195 A: Spring Gardens Shopping Centre 

Contraception and Sexual Health Clinic

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, 6.30 pm - 8.30 pm for drop-in sessions and appointments.

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

  • Cavendish Hospital, Manchester Road, Buxton - 0800 328 3383

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.

Intergrated Sexual Health Clinics and Services

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:


Contact Us

Student Wellbeing,
University of Derby,
Clarendon House,
1 Devonshire Road,
SK17 6RY

T: 01298 330 414
Text: 07950 080 717

If you can't visit us, or just have a quick question, come and talk to us at the 'Quick Queries' stand in the Dome, 12.15pm - 12.45pm most Tuesdays during term time.