Student Health Advisor

Homerton has a part time Student Health Advisor/College Nurse, Sandy Chambers.

Sandy has extensive experience working in primary care as a nurse practitioner and emergency out of hours medical care settings. She is a registered nurse with a BSc Health Studies (Primary Care Nurse Practitioner) degree. She is also a First Aider.

Sandy offers a confidential service. She is available to help with a wide variety of health and welfare needs, ranging from help and advice with minor illnesses and injuries to support for emotional issues. She can supply a range of over the counter medicines. She can also provide solution-focused therapy for students.

Sandy also organises visits from Pets As Therapy (PATS) and works closely with HUS to assist with student health and welfare needs during the year.

An independent mental Health Practitioner also works with a small number of colleges and is available for referrals.

Consultations

Easter Term 2022 appointments

The last appointment time is shown in brackets.

Monday 10am -1pm (12.30pm)

Tuesday 10am - 1pm (12.30pm and 2.30pm - 5.45pm (5pm)

Wednesday 10am - 1pm (12.30pm)

Thursday 10am -12pm (11.30am) and 2:30pm - 5:45pm (5pm)

Friday 10am -1pm (last appointment 12:35pm)

You can book an appointment via Homerton College Health Centre | Online Booking (rushcliff.com).

If you cannot find an appointment to suit please email the student health advisor at nurse@homerton.cam.ac.uk as she may be able to find you an alternative appointment.

Appointments are now being conducted in person. As a result the College Health Centre will continue to follow NHS guidance on infection prevention and control for seasonal respiratory infections in health and social care settings. 

The Student Health Advisor will continue to wear a face-covering appropriate to the activity being conducted and all visitors to the health centre will be required to wear a face covering.  Social distancing will be maintained, again appropriate to the activity being undertaken.

Contact the Student Health Advisor

Email nurse@homerton.cam.ac.uk

Please note health advice via email will be limited.

Telephone  - 01223 747248

Student Health Advisor record keeping

The records of the Student Health Advisor consultations are stored electronically. The software and database in use is housed in an external secure data centre owned and used exclusively by the providing company offering health industry standard data security. Further details can be found here.

As a registered nurse, all consultation records are kept for a minimum of 8 years after a student has left college, in line with current primary care nursing practice. For further information regarding how records are kept secure, please see PPS Hosted Information

 

GDPR

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Details of our commitment to GDPR

 

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