Health & Wellness Services - Students

Health & Wellness offers an appointment-based medical clinic for all registered part-time and full-time students at Western and affiliated colleges. 

Our Services:

Medical Care

Health & Wellness offers an appointment-based medical clinic for all registered part-time and full-time students at Western and affiliated colleges. Urgent problems such as infections or injuries can often be seen the same day. Appointments can also be booked for non-urgent medical issues. Patients may see a physician of a specific gender and may also ask to see the same doctor for each visit.

Counselling & Psychiatry

Health & Wellness provides professional and confidential services, free of charge, to students needing assistance to meet their personal, social and academic goals. Services include consultation, referral, groups and workshops, as well as brief, change-oriented psychotherapy.

At this time, Health & Wellness may be able to accept Psychiatry referrals from community physicians. For a link to the referral form click here.

Birth Control Information

Health & Wellness offers birth control information to patients receiving, or interested in receiving, a prescription for birth control. Appointments with a Family doctor should be booked to review information on types of birth control available and proper use and to make informed decisions about your birth control needs.

Allergy Injections & Immunization

If you receive injections for allergies, hormone therapy, or vitamin deficiencies, you can receive these injections at Health & Wellness. If you require an immunization injection, you may also book an appointment to receive your shot with us. The clinic offers a variety of immunizations including tetanus, polio, hepatitis B, HPV, and the influenza vaccine (flu shot).

COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing

Health & Wellness has an on-campus vaccination and testing centre available to provide COVID-19 testing and vaccination for students.

Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing

Health & Wellness physicians can screen for all common sexually transmitted infections, including gonorrhoea, chlamydia, syphilis, HIV, and hepatitis B. STI testing is done with the utmost sensitivity and understanding. It's better to come in and get tested than to worry, experience discomfort, or wait for a condition to become worse.

Trans Care Team

Recognizing the unique needs of gender-diverse students, the Trans Care Team comprises a group of clinicians from Health & Wellness Mental and Physical Health support teams who work together to provide specialized psychological counselling and medical care to students in a 2SLGBTQIA+ affirmative environment. Physicians at Health & Wellness have received training from Rainbow Health Ontario in the realm of counselling, hormone prescribing/maintenance, injections, surgical referrals, and post-operative care. They are able to refer to endocrine specialists and/or psychiatrists if there are complex needs beyond the scope of their primary care providers. Mental Health support clinicians at Health & Wellness offer both individual counselling as well as the UniQ Support group that runs each semester.

Dietitian Services

Gut Healthy Dietitian will be providing dietitian services on-campus for students, faculty, and staff through Health and Wellness Services at Thames Hall.

We offer 1:1 nutrition counselling for a wide variety of nutrition conditions including general healthy eating, digestive conditions (e.g., IBS, IBD, reflux), hormonal conditions (e.g., PCOS), chronic disease, sports nutrition, and specialized diets (plant-based, gluten-free). We also offer meal planning and custom nutrition plans.