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Dermatology Outpatients

Chapel Allerton Hospital, Chapeltown Road, Leeds, LS7 4SA

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in August 2021.
  • Hand sanitisers are available inside the venue.
  • Hand sanitisers are located throughout the hospital.
  • There is not a limited number of people allowed inside.
  • There is not a one-way system throughout.
  • There is clear signage inside to help with social distancing.
  • Social distancing signage is available at all reception points throughout the hospital, and at lifts.
  • There are protective clear screens located at desks/counters.
  • Protective clear screens are located at all receptions and most nurse's stations throughout the hospital.
  • There is a maximum lift occupancy of 2 people in all lifts.
  • The coffee shop operates a track and trace system with a QR code for the NHS COVID-19 app and a paper based system for those without a compatible smartphone.
  • Only patients and their carers are permitted to enter the hospital. All visiting is currently suspended. Face masks or coverings must be worn in all areas of the building, and hands must be sanitised on entering the building. This is monitored by reception staff.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Getting To The Hospital

  • By Road View
    • Chapel Allerton Hospital is located on Chapeltown Road to the north of Leeds.
      The postcode for use with Sat-Nav is LS7 4SA.
      From the south, the hospital can be accessed via the A61. Continue along the A61, at the junction with Meanwood Road turn right and follow the signs for 'Chapeltown'. This will take you to Chapeltown Road and after approximately 1 mile, the entrance to Chapel Allerton Hospital is on the right.,br/> From the North, the hospital can be accessed via Harrogate Road. Continue along Harrogate Road, through Chapel Allerton. At the junction with Harehills Lane, bear right on to Chapeltown Road and the entrance to Chapel Allerton Hospital is on the left.
    • The car park for patients and visitors is located at the front of the hospital.,br/> The car park is 'Pay & Display' and payment can be made by cash or card. Current car parking charges are: Up to 2 hours £2.80 Up to 4 hours £5.50 Up to 6 hours £8.60 Up to 24 hours £ 12.70
      In addition to a dedicated Blue Badge car park, there are 3 Blue Badge parking bays by the main hospital entrance.,br/> Free car parking is available for Blue Badge holders in designated marked spaces. If designated spaces are full, Blue Badge holders may park in any of the patient/visitor car parks.
  • By Bus View
    • Buses travel frequently from Leeds City Centre to Chapel Allerton Hospital and there is a stop on Chapeltown Road close to the hospital entrance. Full details of the bus stops around the Chapel Allerton site along with route numbers can be found on the link below.,br/> The following buses serve Chapel Allerton Hospital: 2, 3, 3A, 36, 48 and 91.
    • There is not an onsite bus stop.
  • By Train View
    • The closest station is Leeds City station which is approximately 2.5 miles from Chapel Allerton Hospital.
  • Useful Links View

Getting Help and Assistance

  • To see the hospital map please click here (opens new tab).
  • There is not a Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) at the hospital.
  • The telephone number for the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is 0113 206 6261 / 0113 206 7168.
  • The email address for the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is [email protected]
  • There are not volunteers available for help and assistance at the hospital.
  • Documents are available in an alternative format and can be provided to include: Braille on request, large print on request and different languages on request.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area on the hospital site.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available on request.
  • BSL interpreters can be provided on request.
  • Language interpreters can be provided on request.
  • A mobility scooter charging point is not available at the hospital.
  • Mobility aids are available to help patients move around and include; wheelchairs.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact reception.

Hospital Parking (Blue Badge Parking)

  • Parking View
    • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car parking facilities are for Blue Badge holders only.
    • The car park is located at the front right of the building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) markings are faded.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the hospital car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 290cm x 508cm (9ft 6in x 16ft 8in).
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • The dimensions of other designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) vary in size.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop-off point.
  • Paying View
    • There are not parking charges for the hospital car park.
  • Access to the Hospital View
    • 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 hospital entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 17m (18yd 1ft) from the Main Entrance.
  • Comments View
    • Parking terms, stating that parking is free for Blue Badge holders, are available at the entrance to the main Blue Badge car park, and throughout the car park.
    • There are 3 bays in front of the Main Entrance (shown in photographs 3 - 4).
    • There is a dropped kerb in front of the Main Entrance.

Hospital Parking (Standard Parking)

  • Parking View
    • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car park is located at the front left of the hospital.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a/are not Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop-off point.
  • Paying View
    • There are parking charges for the hospital car park.
    • Payment signs are provided.
    • Payment signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment signs are located at the payment machines in the car park.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • Payment machines are located at the entrance to the main area of the car park.
    • There is not a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
  • Access to the Hospital View
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is not accessible to a wheelchair user.
    • The hospital entrance is not clearly visible from the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the hospital entrance is clearly signposted.
  • Comments View
    • The main visitor parking area is shown in photographs 1 - 3.
    • The parking machines are located at the entrance to the main parking area.
    • The overflow parking area is shown in photographs 7 - 9.
    • There are 3 short stay (20 minute) bays at the front of the overflow standard visitor parking (shown in photographs 10 - 12).
    • There are steps from the car park to the hospital entrance.
    • Blue Badge Holders do not have to pay if they park in regular bays if the Blue Badge car park is full.

Getting To (Dermatology Outpatients)

  • Dermatology Outpatients is/are located on the ground floor of the hospital.
  • Access to Dermatology Outpatients is via the Main Entrance.
  • After entering the building Dermatology Outpatients is located at the rear left of the foyer.
  • There is step free access to Dermatology Outpatients.
  • Dermatology Outpatients is approximately 9m from the Main Entrance.
  • There are resting areas along the route.
  • Wayfinding signage is provided.
  • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • There is flooring in corridors which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
  • There is some flooring in corridors which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the hospital.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance that might be perceived as a hole.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is a hand sanitiser.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • There is not a door release button when exiting.
    • Standard manual wheelchairs are available for people to borrow at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 99cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 149cm.
  • Ramp/Slope Details View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • Comments View
    • The hand sanitiser is located on the wall to the right as you enter.

Department / Service (Dermatology Outpatients)

  • Department / Service Access View
    • Dermatology Outpatients is located on the ground floor of the hospital.
    • There is a/are door(s) leading into the department/service.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 150cm.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is a hand sanitiser.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser is 136cm (4ft 6in).
    • There is not a door release button when exiting.
    • There is level access throughout the department/service.
    • There is clear signage on the department/service.
    • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
    • There is flooring in the department/service which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There is some flooring in the department/service which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • The department/service does play background music.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Department / Service Facilities View
    • This department/service has; a main reception, a waiting room/area, sub waiting areas, consultation rooms and treatment rooms.
    • A hearing assistance system is available.
    • The type of system is a fixed loop.
    • Staff are trained to use the system.
    • A mobile hoist is available from another department/service.
    • There are standard toilet facilities within this department/service.

Entrance (Children's Dermatology Outpatients Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor of the hospital.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed with the name of the service/department.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is a hand sanitiser.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser is 133cm (4ft 4in).
    • There is not a door release button when exiting.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 172cm.

Entrance (Yellow Reception Area Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located along the corridor ahead as you enter the department.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed with the name of the service/department.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.
    • There is not a door release button when exiting.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 76cm.

Reception (Yellow Reception Area)

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located ahead as you enter the Yellow Reception Area entrance.
    • The reception point is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the Yellow Reception Area entrance.
    • The reception area/desk is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step free access to the reception point.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the reception point.
    • There are windows, glazed screens or mirrors behind the reception point which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The reception counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the reception point are good.
    • The height of the reception counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
    • There is not sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
    • There is not sufficient space to write or sign documents on the low section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is not a bell to attract attention.
    • There is a hearing assistance system.
    • The type of system is a fixed loop.
    • The hearing assistance system is signed.
    • Staff are trained to use the hearing assistance system.
    • The hearing assistance system was tested by an AccessAble surveyor.
    • The hearing assistance system was tested on 01/10/2020.
    • The hearing assistance system was not working at the time of testing.
    • Signs and universally accepted symbols or pictograms, indicating lifts, stairs, WCs, circulation routes and other parts of the building are not provided in the reception area.
  • Reception Waiting Area View
    • There is a waiting area close to the reception point.
    • Access to the waiting area is unobstructed.
    • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the waiting area.
    • There are seats with armrests on both sides.
    • No tables are permanently fixed.
    • The waiting room / area does have background music playing.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the waiting room / area.
    • There is not a television.
    • Vending machines are not available.
    • A water dispenser is not available.
    • There is not a play area or toys/books for a child to play with.
    • There is space for an assistance dog to rest within the seating area.
    • Lighting levels are good.

Entrance (Blue Reception Area Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the department.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed with the name of the service/department.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is a hand sanitiser.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser is 130cm (4ft 3in).
    • There is not a door release button when exiting.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 156cm.

Reception (Blue Reception Area)

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located ahead as you enter the Blue Reception Area entrance.
    • The reception point is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the Blue Reception Area entrance.
    • The reception area/desk is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step free access to the reception point.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the reception point.
    • There are windows, glazed screens or mirrors behind the reception point which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The reception counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the reception point are good.
    • The height of the reception counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
    • There is not sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
    • There is not sufficient space to write or sign documents on the low section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is not a bell to attract attention.
    • There is a hearing assistance system.
    • The type of system is a fixed loop.
    • The hearing assistance system is signed.
    • Staff are trained to use the hearing assistance system.
    • The hearing assistance system was tested by an AccessAble surveyor.
    • The hearing assistance system was tested on 01/10/2020.
    • The hearing assistance system was not working at the time of testing.
    • Signs and universally accepted symbols or pictograms, indicating lifts, stairs, WCs, circulation routes and other parts of the building are not provided in the reception area.
  • Reception Waiting Area View
    • There is a waiting area close to the reception point.
    • Access to the waiting area is unobstructed.
    • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the waiting area.
    • There is a mixture of seating with and without armrests.
    • No tables are permanently fixed.
    • The waiting room / area does not have background music playing.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the waiting room / area.
    • There is not a television.
    • Vending machines are not available.
    • A water dispenser is available.
    • There is not a play area or toys/books for a child to play with.
    • There is space for an assistance dog to rest within the seating area.
    • Lighting levels are good.

Waiting Room / Area (Green Waiting Area)

  • There is a waiting room / area.
  • The waiting room / area is approximately 6m from the main department entrance.
  • There is level access into the waiting room / area.
  • There is not a/are not door(s) into the waiting room / area.
  • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
  • There is a space for a wheelchair user to wait within the seating area.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • All chairs have armrests.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • The surface height of the lowest table is 40cm.
  • The surface height of the highest table is 52cm.
  • The tables do contrast visually with the floor.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Announcements are in person.
  • The waiting room / area does not have background music playing.
  • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the waiting room / area.
  • There is a television.
  • Subtitles are not available.
  • Vending machines are not available.
  • A water dispenser is not available.
  • There is not a play area or toys/books for a child to play with.
  • There is space for an assistance dog to rest within the seating area.
  • Lighting levels are good.

Waiting Room / Area (Children's Waiting Room)

  • There is a waiting room / area.
  • The waiting room / area is approximately 2m from the Children's Dermatology Outpatients entrance.
  • There is level access into the waiting room / area.
  • There is a/are door(s) into the waiting room / area.
  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are single width with a locked extension leaf.
  • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 88cm (2ft 11in).
  • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
  • There is a space for a wheelchair user to wait within the seating area.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Chairs with armrests are not available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • The surface height of the lowest table is 52cm.
  • The tables do contrast visually with the floor.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Announcements are in person.
  • The waiting room / area does not have background music playing.
  • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the waiting room / area.
  • There is a television.
  • Subtitles are not available.
  • Vending machines are not available.
  • A water dispenser is not available.
  • There is not a play area or toys/books for a child to play with.
  • There is space for an assistance dog to rest within the seating area.
  • Lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • At the time of the survey this room was being used as a staff room due to Covid-19.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Phototherapy)

  • There is / are 1 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Phototherapy.
  • The consultation / treatment room is approximately 4m from the Yellow Reception Area entrance.
  • There is level access to the consultation / treatment room.
  • There is a/are door(s) into the consultation / treatment room.
  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are single width with a locked extension leaf.
  • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in).
  • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • There is not a bed / couch.
  • There is a chair.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The chair(s) is not/are not adjustable.
  • All chairs have armrests available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The room does not have background music playing.
  • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • Lighting levels are good.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Exam Room)

  • There is / are 3 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Exam Room 15.
  • There is level access to the consultation / treatment room.
  • There is a/are door(s) into the consultation / treatment room.
  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 88cm (2ft 11in).
  • The type of flooring is vinyl/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 sufficient space next to the bed/couch for a mobile hoist to operate.
  • There is a chair.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The chair(s) is not/are not adjustable.
  • There are no chairs with armrests available.
  • All tables are permanently fixed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The room does not have background music playing.
  • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • Lighting levels are good.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Consultation Room)

  • There is / are 15 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Consultation Room 8.
  • There is level access to the consultation / treatment room.
  • There is a/are door(s) into the consultation / treatment room.
  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in).
  • The type of flooring is vinyl/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 sufficient space next to the bed/couch for a mobile hoist to operate.
  • There is a chair.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The chair(s) is not/are not adjustable.
  • There are no chairs with armrests available.
  • All tables are permanently fixed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The room does not have background music playing.
  • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • Lighting levels are good.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Consultation Room with Attached Exam Room)

  • There is / are 4 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Consultation Room 4.
  • There is level access to the consultation / treatment room.
  • There is a/are door(s) into the consultation / treatment room.
  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in).
  • The type of flooring is vinyl/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 sufficient space next to the bed/couch for a mobile hoist to operate.
  • There is a chair.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The chair(s) is/are adjustable.
  • There are some chairs with armrests available.
  • All tables are permanently fixed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The room does not have background music playing.
  • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • Lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • The examination couch is in an adjoining room.
    • The door between the rooms opens away from you (push), is single, and has a clear width of 87cm.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Treatment Room)

  • There is / are 2 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Treatment Room 2.
  • There is level access to the consultation / treatment room.
  • There is a/are door(s) into the consultation / treatment room.
  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are single width with a locked extension leaf.
  • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 88cm (2ft 11in).
  • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • There is not a bed / couch.
  • There is a chair.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The chair(s) is not/are not adjustable.
  • There are some chairs with armrests available.
  • All tables are permanently fixed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The room does not have background music playing.
  • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • Lighting levels are good.

Location of Toilet/Changing Facilities

  • Accessible toilet facilities are located on the ground floor, along the corridor to the left as you enter the hospital.
  • Shared standard toilet facilities are located on the ground floor, along the corridor to the left as you enter the hospital.
  • Parent and baby changing facilities are located in the shared standard toilet, on the ground floor, along the corridor to the left as you enter the hospital.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female and male toilets are located along the right hand corridor of the department as you enter, through the Green Waiting Area.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 28m from the main department entrance.
    • There is Braille, tactile, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Some toilet seats have a good colour contrast.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 85cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The wall fixed soap dispenser is located on the wall above the wash basin.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • Photographs 1 - 3 show the female toilet. Photographs 4 - 6 show the male toilet.

Parent and Baby Room

  • There is a parent and baby room for public use.
  • The parent and baby room is located in the children's waiting room.
  • The parent and baby room is approximately 5m from the Children's Dermatology Outpatients entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the parent and baby room.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the room.
  • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the parent and baby room door.
  • Comments View
    • At the time of the survey this room was being used for storage due to Covid-19.

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