Welfare Officer: Rhianna Madden-Hansle (email)
Within UCL Medical Society, we want everyone to feel welcome, and have somewhere to go to if they need any help.
We will also be running events, and we hope to see you there!
Below are some useful links to relevant support services:
Internal (UCL) support services
UCL Support and Wellbeing
UCL Student Psychological services
UCL Student Disability Services
Telephone: 020 7679 0100
The above services offer drop-in sessions suitable for brief enquiries:
|Monday||2pm to 4pm|
|Tuesday||10.30am to 12.30pm|
|Wednesday||2pm to 4pm|
|Thursday||10.30am to 12.30pm|
|Friday||10.30am to 12.30pm|
Student Support and Wellbeing
Level 3, Core B
UCL Institute of Education
20 Bedford Way
London, WC1H 0AL
A number of other services (e.g. funding, rights and advice etc.) are available through the student support and well being service – please visit the website to find out more https://www.ucl.ac.uk/students/student-support-and-wellbeing
A peer support service run by UCL medical students that provides a person to talk and direction to relevant support services both within and outside of UCL.
External support services
Offers confidential listening, support and practical information for students in London. All hotline volunteers are students who will simple listen to whatever is on your mind.
Phone: 0207 631 0101
Instant Messaging: via website http://nightline.org.uk
Text: 07717 989 900
They are open 6pm-8am every night of term!
BMA Counselling and the Doctors Advisor Service
BMA Counselling is staffed by professional telephone counsellors. As well as 24/7 access, BMA Counselling offers up to six structured telephone counselling or video counselling sessions.
Telephone: 0330 123 1245
The Doctor Advisor service runs alongside BMA Counselling giving doctors and medical students in distress or difficulty the choice of speaking in confidence to another doctor. It’s confidential peer support with an emotional focus.
Telephone: 0330 123 1245 – ask to speak to a Doctor Advisor
More external support services can be found on the student support and wellbeing website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/students/support-and-wellbeing/external-support