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- Physiotherapy Entrance is located on North Road.
- The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
- This venue is situated in Sherwood.
- There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
- The nearest mainline station is Bulwell.
Parking (Physiotherapy Entrance)
- The venue does have its own car park.
Venue Car Park
- Parking is not free for all users.
- Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
- 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 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
- The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 235cm x 330cm (7ft 9in x 10ft 10in).
- The nearest Blue Badge bay is 12m (13yd 4in) from the physiotherapy entrance.
- The furthest Blue Badge bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the physiotherapy 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 dropped kerbs.
- The car park surface is tarmac.
- There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
- The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
- There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
- The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
- There is not a designated drop off point.
Outside Access (Physiotherapy Entrance)
- This information is for the entrance located on North Road.
- There is not level access into the venue.
- The main doors open automatically.
- The doors are double width.
- The door opening is 124cm (4ft 1in) wide.
Second set of doors
- There is a second set of doors.
- The doors open automatically.
- The doors are double width.
- The door opening is 127cm (4ft 2in) wide.
Level Change (Physiotherapy Entrance)
- There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
- The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
- The ramp or slope is moderate.
- The ramp or slope is permanent.
- There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
- There is level access to the service.
- There is not a hearing assistance system.
- This venue does not play background music.
- Route finding signage is available.
- No Braille signage is available.
- No tactile signage is available.
- No pictorial signage is available.
- The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is non slip.
- Lighting levels are bright.
- There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
Availability and Location of Standard Toilets
- Standard toilets are not available.
Baby Change Facilities
- Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.
- Disability awareness training is available for staff.
- The most commonly used documents can be produced in different formats on request.
- Different formats may include Braille, large print, different languages, voice recognition CD and audio.
- Staff will be happy to arrange for a British Sign Language communicator to be available. Please contact the clinic / service within a reasonable amount of time prior to your appointment to request this.
- Thebigword Interpreting Service provides interpreters for people receiving care from Nottingham University Hospitals.
- An interpreter can be booked either via hospital staff or by calling the agency direct on 0870 748 8000.
- Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu are the core languages covered.
- Also covered are :
- Bengali, Polish, Kurdish, Chinese, Farsi, Arabic, Turkish and Gujarati along with Mirpuri and Sylheti dialects.
- In core languages the Agency guarantees an interpreter within two hours.
- Other languages are also offered - please contact the Agency for advice.
- The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) can provide advice and support for accessing these services.
- They can be contacted on 0800 052 1195 or by visiting the office in the South Corridor.
- Registered assistance dogs are generally welcomed in all areas although departments with high risk from infection, such as intensive care units, should be contacted in advance.
- The assistance dog spending area is located to the left of the Trust HQ building. Please click here to view the site map
- Switchboard staff are Type Talk aware.
- A textphone is available in the Outpatients Department.
- Help with luggage is available for inpatients.
- The mobility aids available in the hospital include mobile hoists, wheelchairs, motorised wheelchairs, tri wheel walkers, shower chairs, bath hoists, commodes, walking sticks, walking frames, hoist slings, adjustable beds and crutches.
- There is no charge for mobility aids.
- To obtain mobility aids please contact a nurse/doctor.
- There is not a mobility scooter charging point at the hospital.
- Portable hearing loop systems are not available at the hospital.
- Children are generally welcomed in most departments but should be accompanied by an adult.