Medical Treatment

Access to medical treatment in the UK

Longer term students staying in Brighton are advised to register with a local GP (General Practitioner or doctor) and a dentist. 

Some medicines and painkillers are available from chemists / pharmacies, but a doctor may prescribe you a course of medicine. Prescriptions for medicine cost £8.20 in the UK. 

Medical insurance

All medical treatment is free to EU citizens, but medicine must be bought. Students from non-EU countries will receive free access to emergency medical treatment but usually receive a bill after the treatment is complete. 

We recommend that all students take out appropriate private travel and medical insurance in their own country before travelling to the UK. 

Where to go for medical treatment in Brighton

Local to ISE Brighton are the following medical clinics:

Doctor's Surgery

The Practice North Street
1st Floor in Boots the Chemist
129-132 North Street
Brighton
BN1 2BE

Tel: 01273 328080

Dental Surgery

Aideen Simpkins
Duke Street Dental Centre
28 Duke Street
Brighton
BN1 1AG

Tel: 01273 711999

Please see the school reception as you may require a confirmation letter from the school to register with a medical practice. 

Opticians

Eye testing and glasses are available from opticians. The closest to ISE Brighton are Specsavers and Boots, both in North Street. 

Specsavers Opticians
49 North Street
Brighton
BN1 1RH

Tel: 01273 328322

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