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Centre Facilities – Promoting Excellence in Healthcare

The John Lister Postgraduate Centre is the perfect venue for conferences and seminars. The Centre has excellent facilities in a peaceful location overlooking a lake. There is easy access from the M40, M4, M25, Heathrow Airport, Paddington and Waterloo mainline stations. Pay and display car parking is available around the hospital site.

The John Lister Postgraduate Centre is a non-smoking environment.

 

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 8am – 5pm, 5pm – midnight by arrangement

Saturday to Sunday: by arrangement only

A warm personal welcome is extended to all Centre users.

The reception area offers a comfortable lounge area where delegates may relax prior to a meeting.

Reception 

  • Duty Officer is available between 9.15 am – 5.00 pm
  • Internal and external telephones
  • Chilled water dispenser
  • Self-serve hot drinks dispenser (coin operated)
  • Messages can be taken by reception and passed on to delegates
  • Taxi booking
  • Toilets (including a dedicated toilet for wheelchair users)
  • Courtesy cloakroom
  • Use of garden and patio

Exhibition Atrium

  • Space available for up to 8 exhibitors and 100 delegates
  • Electrical points located in floor
  • Natural, soft and spot lighting

The Lecture Theatre

  • Seating for 180 delegates
  • Digital projector
  • Side plasma screens
  • Internet access
  • Induction loop
  • Air conditioning

Spacious and comfortable accommodation to meet the needs of group work, didactic teaching or committee work.

Seminar Rooms 1, 2 and 3

  • Ideal for small group work
  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout blinds

Seating:

  • Up to 14 - board room style (with tables).
  • Up to 25 - lecture theatre style (without tables).

Audio visuals available:

  • Data projector (VGA and HDMI connection).
  • Flip chart and pens.
  • X-ray viewing boxes.
  • White board and pens.

A particularly large and flexible accommodation with the advantage of overlooking the gardens and lake.

Seminar Room 4

  • Located within the dining room complex
  • Ideal for group work
  • May be used as a dining room for confidential working lunches or evening meetings
  • Air conditioning

Seating:

  • Up to 18 - board room style (with tables)
  • Up to 40 - lecture theatre style (without tables)

Audio visuals available:

  • Data projector (VGA and HDMI connection)
  • Flip chart and pens
  • X-ray viewing boxes (on request)

The Clinical Skills laboratory enables healthcare professionals to practice and develop surgical skills. The laboratory hosts nationally accredited courses such as:

  • AMES (Advanced Middle Ear Surgery)
  • APLS (Advanced Paediatric Life Support)
  • ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support)
  • BDA (British Dental Association) recognised courses
  • BSSC (Basic Surgical Skills Course)
  • CCrISP (Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient)

The laboratory is available for hire by arrangement with the Centre Manager

The Centre offers:

  • Wheelchair access
  • Induction loop in lecture theatre
  • Dedicated toilet for wheelchair users

 

Room Bookings

To request a booking please contact the Duty Officer, Nicholas Skitt, via email - Nicholas.Skitt@fhft.nhs.uk.  All bookings must be made in writing or via the Trust’s Meeting Room Booking System (accessible by Trust staff only via Trust intranet).

Provisional Bookings

Provisional bookings will be held for 10 working days at which point the booking will be cancelled unless confirmation has been received in writing.

Terms and Conditions

  • It is the responsibility of the function organiser to ensure that the function room is left in a clean, tidy and secure condition. He or she will be liable for any loss or damage to the building, its surroundings or contents, howsoever caused, if such loss or damage occurs during the course of the function.
  • The Centre does not accept liability for any loss of or damage to personal property including vehicles.  All property, including vehicles, are left at the owners’ own risk.
  • Personal items cannot be stored at the Centre prior to or after the event.
  • The Centre reserves the right to alter room bookings without prior notice. In this event, every effort will be made to notify the function organiser.
  • A completed booking form (electronic)/email confirmation will be deemed as acceptance of the Terms and Conditions.

Out of Hours Meetings

  • Out of hours bookings may be made by arrangement. 
  • Keys must be collected from the Centre between 12.30 pm and 4.30 pm.  Keys for weekend events must be collected on Friday afternoon.
  • The keys must be collected by the function organiser unless prior arrangements have been made.
  • The keys are the sole responsibility of the function organiser.

Contact Us

John Lister Postgraduate Centre
Wexham Park Hospital
Slough
Berkshire
SL2 4HL

 

Duty Officer

Nicholas Skitt

01753 634146

Nicholas.Skitt@fhft.nhs.uk 

Strategic Lead for Medical Education

Maura Stock

01753 634377

Maura.Stock@fhft.nhs.uk                   

Medical Education and Postgraduate Centre Manager

Sabiha Mughal

 01753 634369

 Sabiha.Mughal@fhft.nhs.uk

Senior Medical Education Coordinator (Dental VTS, Dental Courses, Study Leave)

Rupal Patel

01753 634383 

Rupal.Patel@fhft.nhs.uk  

Senior Medical Education Coordinator (Foundation, Courses, Study Leave)

Joana Carmo

01753 634387

Joana.Carmo@fhft.nhs.uk

Medical Education Coordinator (GPVTS, Study Leave)

Isbah Anjum

01753 634384 

Isbah.Anjum@fhft.nhs.uk   

Medical Education Coordinator (Courses, Medical Students and Study Leave)

Lisa Bartlett

01753 634383 

Lisa.Bartlett@fhft.nhs.uk             

Library Services

 

01753 634856

wxlibrary@fhft.nhs.uk        

Library Services

The library is located in the Postgraduate Medical Centre. 

The Library provides services to Trust staff and healthcare students, on placement, and supports clinical/managerial decision-making, patient care, and educational/staff development needs by facilitating access to books, journals and evidence-based resources in print and online.

All library users are required to complete a Library Registration form.  Signing this form indicates acceptance of the library rules and regulations and an undertaking to abide by them.

Membership of the Library Service is free to anyone employed in the NHS locally and students on placement at Heatherwood & Wexham Park Hospitals.  There may be restrictions for some groups and charges for some services.

For full details of all our services, please see our Library Services Page.

 

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday

9.00 am - 5.00 pm.

Out of hours access to the libraries is available for Trust staff.  Please contact the library on ext. 4857 for further details.

Contact details:

John Jamison Library
Postgraduate Centre
Wexham Park Hospital
Slough
SL2 4HL    

Email: wxlibrary@fhft.nhs.uk

Tel:         01753 63 4856