Helpful information for work and study

Catering and Facilities at SJH

There are a number of places to find some food and drink while at work.

Dining Room (2nd floor)

Available for Breakfast: 7.30 am-11.00am, Lunch: 12.00-2pm and Dinner: 5pm-7pm. Weekends open 7.30am to 7pm. Vending machines also available.
The Coffee Room (next to the dining room) is also open.

Howden Cafe

Ground floor (near main entrance): Monday to Friday: 9am–7.45pm, Saturday & Sunday: 10.30am–5.15pm


Located within OPD3 (ground floor) for sandwiches, hot drinks, confectionery. Monday to Thursday: 9am–4pm, Friday: 9am-1pm

Doctor's Mess

Located on the first floor behind the Paul Taylor Theatre, just before the Simulation Suite. ID badge access required. Tea/coffee making facilities, microwave and fridge, available 24/7. Seating area with fold down sofas. Limited locker availability for medical students: see Marion Wright, Education Co-Ordinator

Changing and Shower Facilities

Located within the first floor staff changing facility, choice of scrub sizes available. Used scrubs to be placed in the alginate bags. Lockers also available - see Sewing Room between 8am and 12pm. Towels available for showers.
Students with University scrubs need to be self laundered

Secure Bike Parking

Secure facilities available as follows:
Car park D - maternity area - blue pods and caged area
Car park F - beside transport block - caged area
Car park P - beside Howden Health Centre - work in progress
NHS padlocks are available by calling ext 52087


Accommodation can be arranged in advance by contacting Wilma Baillie on 01506 522173. The residencies are equipped with laundry facilities payable by slot machines. A £30 deposit will be required on arrival for your key, which is refunded when you leave. Parking is available at the residencies for a £20 deposit (£10 returned). Any problems, please contact the residency supervisor. Please do not exchange your keys with anyone else without permission from the residency supervisor.