Current Students

Accessing Health Services and General Information

Students can find details of local health services and health advice on the NHS website.

For further useful information and contact details, please see our Safety Information Leaflet.

We strongly advise all students to take out a personal travel insurance policy to cover their belongings, especially electronic items, during their time abroad.

King’s College London Health Centre

CTLS students have access to the King’s College London Health Centre, located on the 3rd Floor of Bush House South East Wing:

Kings College London NHS Health Centre
Bush House 3rd Floor South East Wing
300 Strand
London, WC2B 4PJ
Tel: +44 (0)207 848 2613

As with all General Practice surgeries in the UK, patients must register with the health centre in order to access its services. We ask that all students register with King’s College Health Centre at the beginning of the semester.

Interactive Guide to Accessing Healthcare in the UK

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance

To ensure that CTLS is a healthy and safe environment for students, faculty and staff to work, learn and study in, we all need to play a part in looking after ourselves and being considerate of others.

Stay at home if you are unwell even if it is not COVID related and take the necessary time to recover.

Counselling and Mental Health Services

CTLS students also have access to the Counselling Service offered by King’s College London. Counselling services are usually by appointment only and take place during normal working hours, Monday to Friday.

You can contact the main Counselling Service at Bush House 9.00am – 5.00pm every week day throughout the year apart from when the College is closed.

In person: speak to an administrator in Student Services enquiries, Level 4 Bush House South East Wing

By phone: +44 (0)20 7848 1234

By email:

Prospective Students

Education Abroad Accident and Sickness Insurance and Team Assist Plan (TAP) Emergency Service Provider

All students participating in study abroad or other overseas opportunities arranged by Georgetown University are required to have overseas medical coverage and travel emergency assistance benefits. The University provides this coverage through the Georgetown University World Class Coverage Plan underwritten by ACE American Insurance Company.

Please note that this insurance is a mandatory part of participating in the program. The only exceptions are students who are citizens of the United Kingdom. All other students are required to have the insurance, including students from schools in the European Union. Buying your own private insurance will not waive this requirement.

CTLS students will be automatically enrolled in this insurance and will be billed on their Georgetown student accounts. The per semester charge for Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 semester students is $130.00. CTLS will create and provide Georgetown student accounts to CTLS students from all participating schools. These accounts are accessed using the student’s NetID. Payment to cover the charge must be made before the beginning of each semester, by one of the following methods:

  1. Complete the payment via your GU Experience. Further instructions can be found under the Make a Payment tab on the Student Accounts website.
  2. Georgetown Students Only: Pay in person at the Office of Student Accounts (581 McDonough Hall).
  3. To wire the funds to Georgetown Law, you need to contact the Student Accounts office at (001) 202 662 9057.

Please see the following links for full description of coverage and claims information:

Enrollment, Benefit, Cost Information

Claims Information

Description of Coverage and Team Assist Plan (TAP)

The plan also includes emergency medical assistance benefits through its Team Assist Plan (TAP). Services available through TAP include:

  • Provider referral
  • Emergency medical evacuation
  • Travel and Technical Assistance

International SOS Travel Assistance

As mentioned above, Students enrolled in the study abroad insurance plan must rely on TAP for medical evacuation and other medical emergency services. Other travel services are provided by International SOS at no additional cost. Before students depart they should download the International SOS Assistance App.

Services include:

  • Security Evacuation Services
  • Online tracking of personal travel itineraries
  • Online travel health reports
  • Automated security email alerts
  • Referrals to clinics practicing western medicine

As always, students should be cautious and assume responsibility for their personal safety while travelling. While the United Kingdom benefits from generally low crime rates, incidents of pick pocketing are extremely common.