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Johnson Community Hospital - X-ray Department

Spalding Road, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE11 3DT

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in May 2021.
  • Access is via appointments only.
  • There is not a member of staff available at the entrance.
  • There is hand sanitiser available at the entrance.
  • The hand sanitisers are free standing.
  • Hand sanitisers are available inside the venue.
  • There is a Track and Trace system in place.
  • There is 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.
  • There are protective clear screens located at desks/counters.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Summary

  • This is a community hospital property.
  • Services within the building include: Outpatients Department, Minor Injuries Unit X-Ray Department and a Ward.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • If coming from the either the North or South on the A16 exit and head West on Holbeach Rd/A151. At the roundabout, take the second exit and stay on Holbeach Rd/A151 carry on and at the roundabout, take the second exit onto W Elloe Ave/A151 then turn right onto Pinchbeck Rd/B1356 carry on until you cross the Drain and then take the first on the right and Johnson Community Hospital is straight ahead. The post-code for the SAT-NAV is PE11 3PB.
    • There is a large free car park with Blue Badge bays available.
  • By Bus View
    • The number 62 bus service runs to and from the Johnson Community Hospital and has an on-site bus stop.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest train station is Spalding, there are several bus and taxi services which run from here.
  • Useful Links View

Getting Help and Assistance

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • British Sign Language interpreters can be provided on request.
  • Language interpreters can be provided on request.
  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; Braille on request, large print on request, Makaton on request, different languages on request, voice recognition CD on request and audio on request.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • There is a wheelchair to borrow to aid transferring around the building.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • Home visits services are available.

Parking

  • Parking View
    • The venue does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car park is located at the front of the Hospital building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 280cm (9ft 2in).
    • The car park does have a barrier control system.
    • Controls at the barrier are within the range of 100cm to 110cm.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are signposted and have markings which are faded.
    • There is/are 12 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 240cm x 490cm (7ft 10in x 16ft 1in).
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is an additional car park for staff.
  • Paying View
    • There are not parking charges for the car park.
    • Payment signs are located throughout the car park.
    • Free parking for Blue Badge holders is for 4 hours only.
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The entrance is not clearly visible from the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is clearly signposted.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance is block paving and paving slabs.
    • There is tactile paving on dropped kerbs between the car park and the entrance.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 45m (49yd 8in) from the Main Hospital entrance.
  • Comments View
    • The barrier control system is not currently used and is set in the open position.

Bus Stop(s) and Drop-off Point(s)

  • Bus Stop(s) View
    • There is an onsite bus stop.
    • The bus stop is located in front of the main hospital entrance, to the left of the car park.
    • The bus stop is sheltered. The bus stop has bench seating. There is room for a wheelchair to manoeuvre in the bus stop.
    • From the bus stop head towards the main building entrance which is clearly signed, cross the road from the drop-off area via the crossing. There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at each end of the crossing. From the crossing bear slightly left and the main hospital entrance is directly ahead. The distance from the bus stop is approximately 40m.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is a/are clearly marked onsite drop-off point(s).
    • The drop-off area is to the left of the main hospital entrance and is also used as a taxi pick up and drop-off area.
    • There are no roads to cross from the drop-off point. There is level access from the drop-off points. From the drop-off point go to the right and follow the sign which leads to the main entrance on the left.

Getting To (X-ray Department)

  • The X-ray Department is/are located on the ground floor of the Hospital.
  • Access to the X-ray Department is via the Minor Injuries entrance.
  • Enter via the Minor Injuries Unit entrance and turn left down the corridor, the entrance to the X-ray department is directly ahead.
  • There is step free access to the X-ray Department.
  • The X-ray Department is approximately 9m from the Minor Injuries entrance.
  • Wayfinding signage is provided.
  • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • There is some flooring in corridors which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.

Outside Access (Minor Injuries Unit Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the right of the main hospital entrance.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is step free 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.
    • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 150cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • 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 150cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Opening Times (X-ray Department)

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.
  • Comments View
    • The X-ray Department reception closes from 13:00 to 14:00 for lunch.

Entrance (X-ray Department)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located within the Minor Injuries Unit.
    • 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) 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 170cm.

Reception (X-ray Department)

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located on the ground floor of the hospital.
    • The reception point is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the X-ray Department 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 sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is not a bell to attract attention.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.
    • 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.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the waiting area.
    • There are seats with armrests on both sides.
    • There is a play area or toys/books for a child to play with.

Inside Access

  • There is level access once inside.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in the reception waiting area.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Wayfinding signage is available.
  • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is vinyl/laminate.
  • There is some flooring in corridors which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Consultation / Treatment Room (X-ray Room)

  • There is / are 1 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; General Purpose Diagnostic Room.
  • 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) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is/are single width with a locked extension leaf.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • 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 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 some chairs with armrests available.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • The room does not have background music playing.
  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • Lighting levels are low.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Ultrasound Room)

  • There is / are 1 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Ultrasound Room.
  • 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) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).
  • 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 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.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • The room does not have background music playing.
  • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • Lighting levels are adjustable.

Accessible Changing Room (Cubicle 3)

  • There is not a Changing Places facility available.
  • There is an/are accessible changing room(s) available.
  • The accessible changing room(s) surveyed is/are located next to the X-ray room.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 18m (19yd 2ft) from the X-ray department entrance.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the X-ray room.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the reception desk.
  • There is level access to the accessible changing room(s).
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room(s) are 194cm x 186cm (6ft 4in x 6ft 1in).
  • The fixtures/facilities available in the accessible changing room(s) include; a changing table/bench.

Standard Changing Room

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located in the corridor leading to the X-ray room.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the X-ray department entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the X-ray room.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the reception desk.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet is located in the Minor Injuries Unit next to the waiting area.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest standard toilet is located in the Minor Injuries Unit next to the waiting area.

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