Student Wellbeing Chesterfield

If you have something that is affecting you in or out of University, at 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:

  • housing
  • finance and funding
  • welfare
  • childcare
  • general and sexual health
  • low mood and anxiety
  • mental health
  • counselling
  • disability

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:

  • practical health related advice and guidance
  • advice on contacting your doctor or other external health professional, and assistance to make a doctors appointment if you require support with this
  • free condoms
  • a wide range of leaflets about all aspects of health
  • details of local health services: GP Practices in Chesterfield

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

Healthcare in Chesterfield

Ashgate Medical Practice

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)

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Citizens Advice - Derbyshire district

Access free confidential money, legal and consumer support during term time at our Buxton Campus. Available by appointment - Book via Student Wellbeing reception.

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