Skip to main content

Guernsey Breast Unit

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

View Accessibility Symbols

Accessibility Symbols

For more information about what these symbols mean, view our Accessibility Symbols Guide.

Close this popup window.

Access Guide

Show Easy Read

Introduction

  • Guernsey Breast Unit is located in an outbuilding close to the main hospital entrance.

Location

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

Parking (Car Park C)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest designated parking bays are located outside the main hospital entrance.

Outside Access (Breast Unit Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open both ways.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 152cm (4ft 12in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a small raised threshold in the doorway.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open both ways.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The door opening is 152cm (4ft 12in) wide.

Level Change (Breast Unit Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is steep.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Reception

  • The desk is 2m (2yd 7in) from the unit entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high (110cm+).
  • The desk has 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 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 waiting area and changing cubicles.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Route finding signage is not available.
  • The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is laminate.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Waiting Room / Area

  • There is a waiting room / area.
  • The waiting room / area is 3m (3yd 10in) from the unit entrance.
  • There is level access into the waiting room / area.
  • There are not doors into the waiting room / area.
  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • The type of flooring is laminate.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs with armrests are available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Announcements are in person.
  • The room does have background music playing.
  • There is not a television.
  • There is space for an assistance dog to rest.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Mammography Room)

  • There are 6 consultation/treatment rooms available.
  • The room surveyed was Mammography 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 with a locked small extension leaf.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.
  • The type of flooring is laminate.
  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • There is not a bed / couch.
  • There is a chair.
  • The chair is not adjustable.
  • There are no chairs with armrests available.
  • The room does not have background music playing.
  • Lighting levels are low.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Ultrasound Room)

  • There are 6 consultation/treatment rooms available.
  • The room surveyed was Ultrasound 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 with a locked small extension leaf.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.
  • The type of flooring is laminate.
  • 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.
  • The room does not have background music playing.
  • Lighting levels are low.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Consulting Room 1)

  • There are 6 consultation/treatment rooms available.
  • The room surveyed was Consulting Room 1.
  • The consultation / treatment room is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the unit entrance.
  • There is level access to the consultation / treatment room.
  • The type of flooring is laminate.
  • 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.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Quiet Room)

  • There are 6 consultation/treatment rooms available.
  • The room surveyed was Quiet Room.
  • The consultation / treatment room is 9m (9yd 2ft) 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 heavy.
  • The door opening is 94cm (3ft 1in) wide.
  • The type of flooring is laminate.
  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • 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.

Changing Cubicle

  • There are 3 changing cubicles.
  • The largest is Cubicle 1 (125cm x335cm).
  • Cubicle 1 is 13 metres away from the unit entrance.
  • Cubicle 1 is attached to the Mammography Room.
  • Lighting levels in the changing cubicles are bright.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • 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.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter, off the waiting area.
    • The accessible toilet is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the unit entrance.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 96cm (3ft 2in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 200cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 7in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a lateral transfer space.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm did not sound when tested.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are not available.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There are mirrors.
    • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 90cm.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the sink is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • 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 drop down rails 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.