Lincoln College

Medical information

What happens if I am ill?  We hope you will have little or no need to use this information, but just in case.........

The College Doctor

The College requires all students to register with an Oxford Doctor. Our doctors are Dr Drury and  Dr Kirkcaldy. Their consulting rooms are in the King Edward Street Medical Practice, which is just across the High Street, about a two minute walk from Lincoln.  The online form that you completed before your arrival registered you with their practice and provided them with your background health information. If you need to see them or one of their male colleagues, you can make an appointment on 01865 242 657 or online via their website.

UK and EU/EEA students, are entitled to medical care under the National Health Service, including hospital care. Students from outside the EU are also entitled to NHS treatment if they are studying full-time on a course lasting 6 months or more, but must pay the immigration health surcharge as part of their visa application.

If you have a long-term medical condition which is likely to need ongoing support during your time in Oxford, please arrange an appointment with the surgery as soon as possible after arrival. This will help to ensure that all the appropriate arrangements are in place quickly.

The College Nurse

Our Nurse is Victoria Mills; she is available to treat minor illnesses and injuries where you feel you need some help but do not necessarily need to see a doctor.  She can also provide mental health support. She is available most weekdays during full term.  You can email her at

Essential Vaccinations: Measles. Mumps. Rubella, Meningitis

All students coming to Oxford must have had the following vaccinations before arrival:

  • MMR1
  • MMR2
  • Meningococcal Group C