Inside the lab

Trained First Aiders are available throughout Silwood Park at all times to handle accidents and emergencies. See notice boards for lists of names or download the Silwood Park first aiders list‌‌

In an emergency phone Security on 42444 to get a first aider.

Silwood Park Occupational Health and Medical Room

The College maintains an Occupational Health and Medical room at Silwood Park, located on the second floor in the Hamilton Building, which is available to everybody at Silwood Park. A weekly GP surgery is held here by Dr. Choudry on Thursdays.  

Occupational health information and services can be found on the Occupational Health website.

The Student Counselling Service offers short-term counselling to registered students of Imperial College London. It is free and confidential.


Help, advice and College policy on safety at work can be found on the Safety Department website.

Faculty and departmental Health and Safety information and procedures including those for Silwood can be found on the Faculty of Natural Sciences Health and Safety pages, and on the Department of Life Sciences Health and Safety pages.

Safety advice for Life Sciences staff and students can be obtained from:

Martin Selby - Senior Technician Silwood Park
phone: 020 7594 2226 email:

Stefan Hoyle - Faculty Safety Manager
phone: 07872 850 018 email: