mother and baby hands Designated resting and nursing rooms are available at the locations mentioned below for use by pregnant women needing to rest and women returning from maternity leave needing to express milk or nurse their baby.

nursing rooms

South Kensington campus

Nursing Room 210- Sherfield Walkway

Should this designated room be unavailable the OH Service can provide a suitable room, but cannot guarantee access every day of the week. For further information contact the OH clinic on 49401 or occhealth@imperial.ac.uk

Facilities included in room 210:

  • A microwave, fridge, kettle , cups , a range of teas
  • A reclining/gliding chair with a foot stool
  • A wash basin, mirror, clock
  • A radio
  • Emergency milk storage bags & emergency breast pads
  • A range of parenting books which can be loaned using the library loan out book

User responsibilities:

  • In order to gain access the member of staff should go to the Faculty building reception where there will be a signing in/out book and a swipe card. The room can be pre-booked through Faculty reception on ext. 56677.Should access be required out of reception hours this can be arranged through Faculty reception.
  • The expectation is that bookings will not be for any longer than one hour.
  • If the swipe card is not returned after an hour a member of reception staff will check on the member of staff for health and safety reasons.
  • The member of staff is requested to leave the room clean and ready for the next person to use.
  • If supplies are low or there are maintenance issues the member of staff should alert Faculty reception staff who will notify the Building Manager.

Nursing rooms

Silwood Park

NEW NURSING ROOM FACILITY AT SILWOOD CAMPUS

Department of Life Sciences’ is pleased to announce that a new designated Nursing Room is available to use for pregnant women for resting and for staff needing to express or nurse.  

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 Facilities include:

  • A microwave, fridge, kettle, cups, a range of teas and a water cooler
  • A reclining/gliding chair with a foot stool
  • A wash basin
  • Emergency milk storage bags & emergency breast pads

Location: 

Refectory (the old student union common room – G.26)

Access:

Requires swipe card access – staff who need access should contact Security who will add the reader onto staffs’ access level.

User Responsibilities:

-       The member of staff is requested to leave the room clean and ready for the next person to use

-       If supplies are low or there are maintenance issues the member of staff should alert the Building Manager (Silwood Park)

-       Nappies should be disposed in the accessible

BABY CHANGING FACILITY – SILWOOD CAMPUS 

The baby changing facility is located in the accessible toilet on the ground floor of the Hamilton Building.

LIFE SCIENCES APPOINTS DEPARTMENTAL FAMILY SUPPORT CHAMPIONS

Wish to have an informal confidential chat about maternity/paternity/shared parental leave & support available at College & the Department and want to talk to someone in our department who has recent experience?

Contact one of DoLS Champions – see their blurb’s below:

 

Hammersmith campus

The resting and expressing room at the Hammersmith campus can be found in the Commonwealth Building, Room BS14. For further details please contact your HR representative.

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