If you’re new to Scotland, read this factsheet about how to get health care while you’re here.
Healthcare for People Coming to Scotland to Study (pdf)
Whether you’re new to Scotland or just to the local area, be sure to register with a local GP. You can find details of local doctors’ surgeries and other health services here.
London students can find local GP services here.
Remember to register with a dentist too. Keeping up with check-ups can prevent the need for costly treatment.
UK residents can normally get a free NHS eye test every two years.
If you have a low income, you may be able to claim help towards costs for services such as dental treatment or spectacles. You need to complete an HC1 form. More details here.