Accidents or Injuries
- Report the injury to the Porters' Lodge. All Porters are First Aid trained. T: 01223 336000
- If the injured person appears fit to travel by taxi, they should be accompanied by a fit person and taken to the Accident & Emergency Department at Addenbrooke's Hospital.
- If you think that a taxi journey could be detrimental to the injured person, ask the Porters to call 999.
- If in any doubt, seek advice by calling 999, and tell the Porters so that they can direct the ambulance.
If you are in a crisis or in an emergency and don't know where to turn, there are a number of options available:
- Contact the Porters' Lodge — manned 24 hours a day T: 01223 336000
- Try to make contact with your Tutor and/or your Director of Studies
- Contact your parents
- Talk to a friend or a neighbour
- Contact the College Counsellor — Veronica McDouall, voice mail T: 01223 313515, who can offer emergency appointments and will normally be able to see you within one or two days.
- The College Nurse — Jo Livingstone
- The University Counselling Service provides a comprehensive list of sources of help and advice:
- Contact your GP. Outside normal surgery hours, the CamDoc service is available on T: 01223 364455.
- Linkline offer a helpline run by students for students during full term only. It operates nightly between 7pm & 8pm. T: 01223 367575
- Cambridge Samaritans (4 Emmanuel Road, CAMBRIDGE CB1 1JW) provide a 24 hour telephone service 365 days of the year (01223 364455). You can also call round in person between 10.30am & 10.30pm.
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