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Bulstrode Oncology Unit

Princess Elizabeth Hospital, Rue Mignot, St Andrews, Guernsey, GY6 8TW

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Introduction

  • The Bulstrode Oncology Unit is located on level 2 of the main building, just beyond the Bulstrode entrance to the right.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:30.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:30.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:30.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:30.
  • Friday 09:00 - 00:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located outside the Bulstrode entrance.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 470cm x 470cm (15ft 5in x 15ft 5in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 18m (19yd 2ft) from the Bulstrode Entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the Bulstrode Entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located immediately outside the Bulstrode Entrance.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • There is tactile paving on the dropped kerb.

Outside Access (Bulstrode Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the main building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance gives access to level 2 of the main building.
    • Manual wheelchairs are available to transfer patients.

Outside Access (Bulstrode Oncology Unit Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on level 2 of the main building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • One of the doors was locked leaving an opening width of 80cm.

Reception

  • The desk is 1m (3ft 3in) from the unit entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk is generally staffed.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is not a bell to attract attention.
  • There is not sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in the reception/waiting area and the main bay.
  • The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is vinyl.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Waiting Room / Area

  • There is a waiting room / area.
  • The waiting room / area is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the unit entrance.
  • There are not doors into the waiting room / area.
  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • The type of flooring is vinyl.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs with armrests are available.
  • Announcements are in person.
  • The room does have background music playing.
  • There is not a television.
  • Vending machines are not available.
  • There is not space for an assistance dog to rest.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Treatment Room)

  • There are 4 consultation/treatment rooms available.
  • The room surveyed was Treatment Room.
  • The consultation / treatment room is 16m (17yd 1ft) from the unit entrance.
  • There is level access to the consultation / treatment room.
  • There are doors into the consultation / treatment room.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • Single width with a locked small extension leaf.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 134cm (4ft 5in) wide.
  • The type of flooring is vinyl.
  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • There is a bed / couch.
  • The bed / couch is adjustable.
  • A hoist can be brought in from another department.
  • There is not a chair.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • The room does not have background music playing.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Consulting Room)

  • There are 4 consultation/treatment rooms available.
  • The room surveyed was Dr P. J. Gomes Room.
  • The consultation / treatment room is 14m (15yd 11in) from the unit entrance.
  • There is level access to the consultation / treatment room.
  • There are doors into the consultation / treatment room.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • Single width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in) wide.
  • The type of flooring is vinyl.
  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • There is a bed / couch.
  • The bed / couch is adjustable.
  • There is a chair.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The chair is not adjustable.
  • There are some chairs with armrests available.
  • The room does not have background music playing.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Ward

  • There is level access to the ward.
  • The ward is unisex.
  • There are 1 bays available.
  • There are 1 side rooms available.
  • The area / room / bay surveyed was the main bay area.
  • There are doors to the bay / side room.
  • The main doors open both ways.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 156cm (5ft 1in) wide.
  • The type of flooring is vinyl.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • The armchairs used to treat patients are reclining but not height adjustable.
    • The chairs are not permanently fixed.
    • There are no beds in the main bay area.
    • Laptops and DVD players are available for patients to use whilst having treatment.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is located off the main corridor between reception and the main treatment bay.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 19m (20yd 2ft) from the unit entrance.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens inwards and outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 97cm (3ft 2in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 178cm x 250cm (5ft 10in x 8ft 2in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on the right.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 118cm (3ft 10in).
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 110cm.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 87cm (2ft 10in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are available in different languages.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There is not a dog toilet or toileting area.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.