Medical Services

Office hours:
Mondays to Fridays: 07:45 - 16:30

T: +27 51 401 2603/3537

We provide for your medical needs. A strict ethical code of confidentiality is maintained.

The medical services offered can broadly be divided into General Practitioner/Family Physician (Medical Doctor), Physiotherapy and Primary Health Care (Professional Nurse) services.

Consultation with Doctors is available on an appointment basis and medical aid tariffs apply when consulting the Doctors. Their services are available to UFS students, staff and to the broader community.

Primary Health Care (PHC) is rendered by Professional nurses. Consultation is available on an appointment basis. Our services are available to UFS students who do not have a medical aid and include:

  • Contraceptives (for all students – with or without medical aid)
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI's)
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Treatment of minor ailments
  • Wound care
  • HIV counselling and testing (for all students – with or without a medical aid)

After hours you can visit the nearest applicable medical facility (Pelonomi or National hospital for non-medical aid clients and Mediclinic, Netcare or Rosepark hopsital for medical aid clients).  
(There will be costs involved for your own account)

Real emergencies: ER24 is the preferred private service provider (there will be costs involved).

ER24: 0800 051 051 or 084 124

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