Festive open event at UCLH 

Tuesday 3 December 2013, 3pm-6pm
University College Hospital,
235 Euston Road, London NW1 2BU

Come along and join us for an afternoon of family-friendly education and entertainment at University College Hospital. Everyone is welcome - patients, members, visitors and their families, students and anyone interested in healthcare.

Hospitals represented at the event include University College Hospital and the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson maternity wing, Macmillan Cancer Centre, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine, Heart Hospital, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital and the newly opened Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health.

We would like to invite you to:

  • Find out what happens ‘behind the scenes’ at one of London’s top performing hospital trusts
  • Chat to doctors and nurses about the latest treatments, technology and service developments
  • Browse more than 50 interactive display stands 
  • Tour a clinical area – including the new patient hotel and Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health or take a trip through NHS history on the UCLH heritage trail.
  • Join in carol singing and warm up with a cup of tea or coffee and mince pie, listen to live music and see the switching on of our Christmas tree lights
  • Fill in our feedback form at the event and be entered into a prize draw with a chance of winning tickets to festive christmas pantomine Cinderella
  • Find out how you can get involved whether by becoming a member, volunteering, donating to our charity or finding out about working at UCLH

There is also the opportunity to discover how we are redeveloping our Emergency Department (A&E) to make it bigger and increase capacity.  The new layout will provide more room and enable us to continue to deliver top quality patient care. Plus see how we provide life saving care working alongside colleagues from London Ambulance Service.

Also featured will be UCLH’s plans to provide Proton Beam Therapy – one of the world’s most advanced forms of radiotherapy.

Tours

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of some of our clinical departments and services. Tours are not bookable in advance. Please book on the day at the event. Spaces are limited and are allocated on a first-come-first-serve basis. 

Some of the services and treatments on display include:

  • Proton Beam Therapy – with integrated radiotherapy
  • Emergency Department
  • National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurge & National Brain Appeal
  • Tea with the vicar
  • GET INVOLVED: Working at UCLH
  • GET INVOLVED: Membership & governors; Voluntary Services
  • GET INVOLVED: Charities including Friends of UCLH/UCLH Charity/Charitable Foundation
  • Acute Medical Unit
  • Arts and Heritage
  • Bowel screening
  • Colo-rectal cancer/ surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Critical care unit
  • Dermatology
  • Integrated Discharge Service
  • Eastman Dental Hospital - Orthodentics
  • Education Services
  • Elderly Medicine
  • Eye department
  • Haematology and Blood Transfusion
  • Heart Hospital
  • Homeless and Alcohol Liaison teams
  • Hospital for Tropical Diseases
  • Infection Control
  • Interpreting Services
  • Meet the Matrons
  • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Older adult assessment
  • Orthopaedics
  • Sustainable development – energy and waste
  • Pain Management
  • Play services team
  • Research and development
  • Respiratory services
  • Patient Emergency Response and Resuscitation Team (PERRT)
  • Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
  • Royal National Throat, Nose & Ear Hospital Audiology Services
  • Stroke services
  • Find & Treat: TB mobile unit
  • Therapies and rehabilitation
  • Tissue viability
  • UCH Nurses' League
  • UCL Partners
  • University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
  • Uro-oncology – Prostate Services
  • Women’s Health Division – Maternity Services
  • Women's Health division – Gynaecology and Breast

The closest Tube stations are Warren Street (Victoria Line and Northern Line) and Euston Square (Circle Line, Hammersmith and City Line and Metropolitan Line).

If you have any queries please contact the UCLH communications unit on 020 3447 9897.

The event is supported by Health Management (UCLH) plc