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Health Contacts

Advice:

On all health matters contact the Health Centre @ 47 Park Place
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/
healthcentre

029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk

Acne:    

Acne Support Group
www.britishskinfoundation.org.uk

0207 391 6341

Alcohol
Alcoholics Anonymous
24 hr helpline
www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
0845 769 7555
Help@alcoholics-
anonymous.org.uk
Community drugs and alcohol team029 2046 8555
Allergy Clinic:

Allergy Testing Clinic

029 2051 2992

Alternative Treatments:

Institute for Complementary and Natural Medicine
www.icnm.co.uk      

020 922 7980
Info@icnm.org.uk

Asthma:
GP/Health Centre
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre
029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk
National Asthma Campaign (nurse advice line)
www.asthma.org.uk
0800 1216 244 (9am-5pm)
Backpain: 
GP/Health Centre
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre.uk/
helpline
029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk
Support group/leaflets
www.backpain.org
0845 1302 704
Bereavement:

CRUSE  - counselling for bereaved
www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk

029 2022 6166
Helpline@cruse.org.uk

Blindness:

Cardiff Institute for the Blind
www.cardiffinstitutefortheblind.org/    

029 2048 5414
Postmaster@cibi.co.uk

Cancer:
Concerns, worries or need advice – Contact your GP or the Student Health Centre
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre
029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk
TENOVUS
www.tenovus.com
0808 808 1010
Post@tenovus.com
‘BACUP’ information
www.canceractive.com/cancer-active-page-link.aspx?n=356
0808 8001234
Contraception:
GP/Family Planning Clinic/Health Centre029 2087 4810
FPA National Helpline
www.fpa.org.uk
National: 0845 122 8690
9am-6pm Mon-Fri
Local: 029 2064 4034
Cystic Fibrosis:

Cystic Fibrosis Trust
www.cftrust.org.uk

0300 373 1000
Enquiries@cftrust.org.uk

Dentists:
The Health Centre has a list of dentists that accept NHS patients
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre
029 2074 2414
Emergency (University Hospital Wales)029 2056 6980
Mon-Fri only
Out of hours/weekends/bank holidays Riverside Health Centre029 2056 6980
Out of hours/weekends/bank holidays
St David’s Hospital, free, non-emergency treatment, carried out by students029 2053 6898
Depression:

See Mental Health
GP / Health Centre/Counselling

Nightline
www.stusoc.cf.ac.uk/suon/nightline

 

 

029 20870 555
8pm-8am term-time

Diabetes:

Diabetes UK careline 
www.diabetes.org.uk

National: 020 7424 1030 9am-5pm Mon-Fri
Local: 029 2066 8276
Wales@diabetes.org.uk

Disability:
Disability Wales
www.disabilitywales.org
0800 731 6282
02920 887325
Info@disabilitywales.org
Cardiff & Vale Coalition of Disabled People
www.cvcdp.org
029 2025 5611
Niccy@cvcdp.org
National Bureau for Students with
Disabilities
www.skill.org.uk
National: 0800 328 5050
Skill@skill.org.uk
Local Bureau for Students with DisabilitiesLocal: 029 2078 6506
Paul@skillwales.org.uk
Opportunities for People with
Disabilities
opportunities.org/
029 2078 6521
Terry.house@eopps.org
Drugs:
Community Drugs and Alcohol Team029 2046 8555
FRANK Helpline (24 hr service)
www.talktofrank.com
0800 776 600
Release (24 hr advice)020 7603 8654

Dyslexia:

Dyslexia Action Cymru
www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk
029 2048 1122
Cardiff@dyslexiaaction.org.uk
British Dyslexia Association Helpline
www.bdadyslexia.org.uk
0845 251 9002
Helpline@bdadyslexia.org.uk

Eating Disorders:

Your GP

Counselling Service
www.cardiff.ac.uk/cllng

029 2087 4966 / 029 2074 2070
Counselling@cardiff.ac.uk
Overeaters Anonymous
www.oagb.org.uk
0700 078 4985
Oagbnsb@hotmail.com
Beat Eating Disorders
www.b-eat.co.uk
0845 634 1414
Help@b-eat.co.uk
Health Centre
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre
029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk
Eczema:

National Eczema Society
www.eczema.org

08070 0891122
Helpline@exzema.org

Emergency Contraception:
(see also family planning)

GP/Health Centre/Family Planning Clinic
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre

029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk

Epilepsy:
GP/Health Centre
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre
029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk
British Epilepsy Association
www.epilepsy.org.uk
0808 800 5050
Epilepsy@epilepsy.org.uk
Exam Stress:
Epilepsy Wales Helpline
www.epilepsy-wales.co.uk
0800 2289016
Nightline
www.stusoc.cf.ac.uk/suon/nightline
029 20 870 555
8pm-8am term-time
Family Planning:
GP / Health Centre
FP Clinics lists are available at the Health Centre
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre
029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk
FPA National Helpline0845 310 1334
Mon-Fri 9am-7pm
GPs:
Health Centre
- list of Cardiff GPs is available at
Reception
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre
029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk
Haemophilia:
GP/ Health Centre
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre
029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk
Haemophilia Support Group
www.haemophilia.org.uk
0800 018 6068
Info@haemophilia.org.uk
Hayfever:

GP/ Health Centre / Pharmacist
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre

029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk

Health Centre

47 Park Place, next to Students’ Union
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre

029 2087 4810
9am-4.30pm Mon-Fri
Health@cardiff.ac.uk

Health Information:

NHS Direct Wales
www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk

0845 4647

Hearing Impairment
Deafness

Wales Council for Deaf People
www.wcdeaf.org.uk

Voice – 0144 348 5687
Text – 0144 348 5686
Wcdeaf@freenet.co.uk

Hepatitis:

GP/Health Centre
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre

Hepatitis C Trust
www.hepctrust.org.uk

029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk
0845 2234 424

Herpes:

Herpes Viruses Association
www.herpes.org.uk

0845 123 2305
Info@herpes.org.uk

HIV/AIDS
Terence Higgins Trust
www.tht.org.uk
029 2066 6465
10am-10pm Mon-Fri
Sexual Health Information Line0800 567 123

Clinic of Genito Urinary Medicine (GUM Clinic)
www.bashh.org

Integrated Sexual Health clinics
www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.uk/ish

029 2033 5208
Hospitals:
University Hospital of Wales (UHW)029 2074 7747
Llandough029 2071 1711
Whitchurch Psychiatric Hospital029 2069 3191
Velindre029 2061 5888
Rookwood029 2056 6281
Irritable Bowel Syndrome:

IBS Network
www.theibsnetwork.org/helpline.asp

The Gut Trust Helpline
www.theguttrust.org

0872 300 4537 0114 272 3253
6pm-8pm Mon-Fri
10am-12pm Sat

Listening Services:
Nightline029 20 870 555
8pm-8am term-time
Samaritans
www.samaritans.org.uk/cardiff
National:  0845 790 9090
Local: 029 2034 4022
Jo@samaritans.org
ME:

Association of Young People with ME
www.ayme.org.uk

0845 123 2389 10am-2pm Mon-Fri
Info@ayme.org.uk

Melanoma:

See Cancer

 

Meningitis:
Meningitis Trust, 24 hr helpline
www.meningitis-trust.org
0808 8010 388 Info@meningitis-trust.org
Research Foundation
www.meningitis.org.uk
0808 800 3344
Info@meningitis.org
GP / Health Centre
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre
029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk
Mental / Emotional Health:
GP / Health Centre
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre
029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk
Student Counselling Service029 2087 4966
Community Mental Health (North West), Cardiff029 2069 3941
MIND Information Wales
www.mind.org.uk Cardiff MIND
029 2040 2040
www.cardiffmind.org
0845 766 0163
9.15 - 5.15 Mon-Fri
AWETU Black Mental Health Project
www.cvmhdp.org.uk/content/public/
online_directory/default.asp?id=153
029 2048 8002
info@awetu.org.uk
Depression Alliance, Cymru
www.depressionalliance.org
0845 123 2320
10am-3pm
Information@
depressionalliance.org
Manic Depression Fellowship helpline
www.mdfwales.org.uk
0163 324 4244
Info@mdfwales.org.uk
Saneline
www.sane.org.uk
0845 767 8000
(2pm-midnight)
Sanemail@sane.org.uk
HAFAL (serious mental illness helpline)
www.hafal.org
01792 816 600
Cardiff@hafal.org
Migraine:

Migraine Action Association
www.migraine.org.uk

0116 275 8317
Info@migraine.org.uk

Multiple Sclerosis:

Resource Centre
www.msrc.co.uk

MS Society
www.mssociety.org.uk

0800 783 0518
Info@msrc.co.uk

National: 0808 800 8000
Local: 029 2078 6676
Mscymruwales@mssociety.org.uk

NHS:

NHS Business Centre, Cardiff
www.bro-taf-ha.wales.nhs.uk

029 2037 6820

Nightline:

Nightline
www.stusoc.cf.ac.uk/suon/nightline

029 2087 0555
8pm-8am term-time

Occupational Health Nurse:

Health Centre
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre

029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk

Opticians:

University Eye Clinic
www.cf.ac.uk/optom/eyeclinic

029 2087 4357
Eyeclinic@cardiff.ac.uk

Pregnancy Advice 
GP/Family Practitioner/ Health Centre
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre
029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk
Marie Stopes Clinics
www.mariestopes.org.uk
0845 300 8090
British Pregnancy Advisory Service BPAS
www.bpas.org
0845 730 4030
Psoriasis:
GP/Health Centre
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre
029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk
Psoriasis Association
www.psoriasis-association.org.uk
0845 676 0076
Mail@psoriasis-association.org.uk
Rape:
Police101 / 999
Rape Crisis Centre for England and Wales
www.rapecrisis.org.uk
0808 802 9999
Info@rapecrisis.org.uk
Any questions or concerns – contact GP/Student Health Centre
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre
029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk
Relationships:

Student Counselling

029 2087 4966

Samaritans:

National number
www.samaritans.org/cardiff

National:  0845 790 9090
Local: 029 2034 4022
Jo@samaritans.org

Schizophrenia:

HAFAL (National Schizophrenia Fellowship)
www.hafal.org

0179 281 6600
Hafal@hafal.org

Self-Injury:

Bristol Crisis Service for Women
www.users.zetnet.co.uk/bcsw

0117 925 1119
Bcsw@brconnect.com

Sexual Health
GUM Clinic
www.bashh.org
029 2033 5207
GP/Health Centre
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre
029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk
Sexual Health Awareness Group (SHAG)
www.cardiffstudents.com
029 2078 1494
Shag@cardiff.ac.uk
Sickle Cell:

Sickle Cell Society
www.sicklecellsociety.org

020 8961 7795
02920 471 055
Info@sicklecellsociety.org

Smoking:
Stop Smoking Wales
www.stopsmokingwales.com
0800 085 2219
ASH: Action on Smoking and Health
www.ash.org.uk
029 2064 1101
Enquiries@ashwales.co.uk
Quitline
www.quit.org.uk
0800 002 200
Sports Injury:

DTR Clinic

029 2038 2811

Stress:
GP/Health Centre
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre
029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk
Student Counselling029 2087 4966
Thalassaemia:

Society
www.ukts.org

020 8882 0011
Office@ukts.org

Vaccinations

Holiday: Your GP
Work/study related: GP//Health Centre
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre

029 2087 4810
Health@cardiff.ac.uk

Verrucae/Warts:

Health Centre, Wart & Verruca Clinic
www.cardiff.ac.uk/osheu/healthcentre

029 2087 4810
(10am-3pm Weds, term time only)
Health@cardiff.ac.uk

Vitiligo:

Society
www.vitiligosociety.org.uk

0800 018 2631