School of Medicine support
FOR A CRISIS OR EMERGENCY: General; Health If a health situation is life-threatening, then go to A&E or if you are unable to do this, call 999 for an ambulance or contact University security 0113 343 2222. ESSENTIAL NUMBERS
Progress, Attendance, Leave, Mitigation
Who do I contact if I am aware of an issue that may impact upon my progress, attendance or may require temporary leave?
Health, Disability, Adjustments and Finance
I have a disability, who should I speak to? Having a recognised disability (the definition of which includes a number of chronic health conditions) should not be considered a barrier to a successful career in medicine and health professions. A formal assessment of need is usually required in order to identify any ‘reasonable adjustments’ you may require. Financial support may be available. Discuss this with the University’s Disability Services Support Team. The School’s Disability Contacts may also be able to advise you further – contact via: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Harassment and Assault
I have experienced inappropriate behaviour, harassment, assault or discomfort. Who should I speak to?
International, careers, references, and independent advice
I am an International Student, who do I contact if I need advice?
Student Support Resources
You will find sources of support below that may prove helpful, but it is by no means exhaustive. The Student Support Team are happy to chat about further support you feel you may need.
Humans of Healthcare Podcast
Medical students on the Leeds MBChB course and professionals in Medicine talk about the challenges they have had and how they have dealt with them.
Covid support resources
See our support videos and other resources to help you during the Covid-19 pandemic
School of medicine Equality and Inclusion
The School of Medicine is committed to ensuring your time at Leeds is safe, fair and equitable. See the guidance below on how to raise any concerns you may have.