Sidney has a part-time College Nurse who is experienced in a wide range of medical and psychological conditions and can offer you advice and support.


The Health Centre, Ground floor in Garden Court (opposite the entrance to the library)

Opening times

Day Times available


8.30am - 11.30am


8.30am - 10.30am


8.30am - 11.00am


3.00pm - 5.00pm


10.00am - 1.00pm

No appointments are necessary. 

Out of hours

  • During the day please contact your GP.
  • Overnight and weekends telephone NHS 111 Service.
  • Pharmacists can advise on many ailments.


In an extreme emergency, the nearest casualty department is at Addenbrookes hospital. An extreme emergency is a condition such as (but not limited to):

  • suspected broken bone
  • road accident
  • a severe wound that requires stitching
  • suspected heart attack

All Porters are First Aid trained and should be informed immediately in an emergency (+44 (0)1223 338800). Telephone 999 for an ambulance.

The College Porters are here 24 hours a day and will know who to contact in unexpected circumstances.