Health and emergency contacts

If you require immediate support, please use one of the following services:


If you are feeling unwell (including mental health difficulties) please contact your GP as soon as possible.  

Mental Health Crisis Support

If you feel worried about the thoughts / feelings / behaviour you are experiencing, feel suicidal and worry that you can no longer keep yourself safe please seek support immediately.

  • Dial 999, or ask a friend or family member to do this for you.
  • If you live in Camden or Islington and need urgent mental health support phone the 24/7 crisis line on 0800 917 3333. This number is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • If you live outside of these areas call your local Urgent Mental Health Line
  • Go to your nearest accident and emergency (A&E) department
  • You can also make an urgent appointment with your GP or call NHS 111

Tel: 116 123

London Met has partnered with TalkCampus to provide mental health support to students at any time through the free TalkCampus app. This excellent service has been well received by many students and you may find it helpful. Talk Campus provides a safe place where you can talk anonymously about anything and get support for your mental health and whatever is on your mind.

Guy's Hospital St Thomas Street London SE1   020 7188 7188 
King's College Hospital Denmark Hill London SE5 0203 299 3240
North Middlesex Hospital Sterling Way London N18 020 8887 2000
Royal Free Hospital Pond Street London NW3 020 7794 0500
Royal London Hospital Whitechapel Road London E1 1BB 020 7377 7000 
St Mary's Hospital (Paddington) Praed Street London W2 0203 312 2447
St Thomas's Hospital Lambeth Palace Road London SE1 020 7188 7188
University College Hospital 235 Euston Road London NW1 0845 155 5000
Whittington Hospital Highgate Hill London N19 0207 288 5704

Emergencies can also be reported through the police, ambulance and fire brigade by dialling 999, free from any telephone

St Bartholomew's Hospital  West Smithfield London EC1 0203 465 6843

You can register with a doctor within 3 miles of the area that you live in. Further information on doctors available in your area.

Guy's Hospital Dental Institute St Thomas Street London SE1 020 7188 7188
Royal London Hospital Whitechapel Road London E1 020 7377 7000

NHS Choices 

Free 24-hour advice if you feel unwell

Meningitis Now

Helpline and emergency information  
0808 80 10 388 

Meningitis Research Foundation 

080 8800 3344 

For more information on the symptoms, causes and treatment please consult our Mumps student information form and check the NHS Choices webpage.

Newham General Hospital  Glen Road London E13 020 7363 9200
Royal London Hospital  174 Whitechapel Road London E1 1BZ 020 7943-1333 

Sexual Health London

Find online services or your local clinic

British Pregnancy Advisory Service

Advice and help 
08457 30 40 30 

Brook Advisory Centres 

Confidential advice on contraception, sexual problems and pregnancy testing

0800 0185 023 

Nearest Brook Advisory at:

Brook Islington 
Brook @ Pulse N7 
164 Holloway Road 
London N7 8DD 
Tel: 020 7527 1300 

Family Planning Association 
0845 310 1334

Open Monday to Friday 9am - 6pm 
Website includes information on emergency contraception.

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