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Oral and Facial Department

Warwick Hospital, Lakin Road, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 5BW

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Getting To The Hospital (Warwick Hospital)

  • By Road View
    • Warwick Hospital is located on Lakin Road near the town centre.

      If coming from the north use the A46 Warwick Bypass and exit onto the A429 Coventry Road for Warwick and carry on until you reach the junction with Lakin Road on the right and turn back onto Lakin Road and follow until you come to the hospital on the left.

      If coming from the south use the A425 and follow until it joins the A429 / Coventry Road and then take Coventry Road northwards until you reach the junction with Lakin Road, turn onto Lakin Road and you will see the hospital on your left.

      The post code to use in the sat-nav is CV34 5BW.
    • There are 2 main open air car parks at the hospital.

      Car park A is on site and gives quick access to the main hospital entrance as well as the outpatients department and accident and emergency department.
      Car park A has ample Blue Badge parking but can become extremely busy.

      Car park B is on the opposite side of the road to the main hospital building and has limited parking for Blue Badge users.
      Access to the main hospital site is via a pedestrian crossing on Lakin Road.
  • By Bus View
    • There are 2 bus stops near to the entrance to car park A on Lakin road.
      The services which stop here are numbers 60 and X17.
      These services are run by Stagecoach bus service.
    • There is not an onsite bus stop.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest station is Warwick and is located on Coventry Road.
      Warwick Station is approximately 0.3 miles from the hospital.
      There are several Bus and taxi services which run from the station.
  • Useful Links View

Getting Help and Assistance (Warwick Hospital)

  • There is a Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) at the hospital.
  • The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is located just inside the management services entrance on Lakin Road.
  • The telephone number for the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is 01926 600 054.
  • The email address for the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is [email protected]
  • There are volunteers available for help and assistance at the hospital.
  • Volunteers can be found at the two help desks in the hospital, one at the main entrance and one in the outpatient's corridor.

Hospital Parking (Car Park A)

  • Parking View
    • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car park is located off Lakin Road, opposite the main hospital entrance.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • 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 325cm x 500cm (10ft 8in x 16ft 5in).
    • 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 a designated drop-off point.
    • The drop-off point is located to the left of the main hospital entrance.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop-off point.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
  • 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 entrance to the car park and at the payment machines in the car park.
    • Payment signs do make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • Free parking for Blue Badge holders is for 30 minutes only.
    • Payment machines are located throughout the car park.
    • Payment machines are located outside the entrance to the accident and emergency department.
    • There is not a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • To see the hospital parking charges please click here (opens new tab).
  • 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 25m (27yd 1ft) from the main hospital entrance.
  • Comments View
    • The car park has a ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) system installed.
    • The payment touch screens are set at 140cm from ground level.
    • Access to the Outpatients and Accident and Emergency Entrances is via a long ramp or steps from the car park.

Hospital Parking (Car Park B)

  • Parking View
    • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car park is located on Lakin Road opposite the main hospital building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • 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 3 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the hospital car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 335cm x 580cm (10ft 12in x 19ft).
    • 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.
  • 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 entrance to the car park and at the payment machines in the car park.
    • Payment signs do make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • Free parking for Blue Badge holders is for 30 minutes only.
    • Payment machines are located throughout the car park.
    • There is not a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • To see the hospital parking charges please click here (opens new tab).
  • 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The hospital entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
  • Comments View
    • Car Park B is on the opposite side of Lakin Road to the main hospital building and the majority of services.
    • The payment touch screens are set at 140cm from ground level.
    • The car park has a ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) system installed.
    • In order to access the main hospital building, a pedestrian crossing can be found on Lakin Road.

Getting To (Oral and Facial Department)

  • The Oral and Facial Department is/are located on the ground floor of the hospital.
  • Access to the Oral and Facial Department is via the main hospital entrance.
  • Enter via the main hospital entrance and ahead past the Help Desk, the entrance to the Oral and Facial Department is on the right.
  • There is step free access to the Oral and Facial Department.
  • There is a/are manual, heavy, double door(s) between the main hospital entrance and the department/service.
  • 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 (Main Hospital Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located opposite car park A.
    • 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/do 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 a bell/buzzer.
    • The height of the bell/buzzer is 143cm .
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 143cm .
    • There is a hand sanitiser.
    • 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 (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 140cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 1.5cm or below.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 158cm.
  • Ramp/Slope Details View
    • The ramp/slope is located in between the first and second doors.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is closed between 20:30 and 07:00.

Opening Times (Oral and Facial Department)

  • Monday 08:30 - 17:30.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 17:30.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 17:30.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 17:30.
  • Friday 08:30 - 17:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Department / Service (Oral and Facial Department)

  • Department / Service Access View
    • The Oral and Facial Department is located on the main hospital entrance corridor.
    • There is a/are door(s) leading into the department/service.
    • The 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 116cm .
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is a hand sanitiser.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser is 102cm (3ft 4in).
    • 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 some flooring in the department/service which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • The department/service does not play background music.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Department / Service Facilities View
    • This department/service has; treatment rooms, a waiting room/area and a main reception.
    • There are 3 consultation/treatment rooms in this department/service.
    • A hearing assistance system is available.
    • The type of system is a portable loop.
    • Staff are trained to use the system.
    • The hearing assistance was tested by an AccessAble surveyor.
    • The hearing assistance system was tested on 24/10/2019.
    • The hearing loop was working at the time of testing.
    • A mobile hoist is not available on the department/service.
    • There are not accessible toilet facilities within the department/service.
    • Accessible toilet facilities are located on the main hospital corridor.
    • There are standard toilet facilities within this department/service.

Reception (Oral and Facial Department)

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located to the left as you enter the Oral and Facial Department.
    • The reception point is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the Oral and Facial 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 not 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 a hearing assistance system.
    • The type of system is a portable loop.
    • The hearing assistance system is signed.
    • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
    • The hearing assistance system was tested by an AccessAble surveyor.
    • The hearing assistance system was tested on 24/10/2019.
    • The hearing assistance system was 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 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 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 medium.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Clinic Room A)

  • There is / are 3 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Clinic Room A.
  • 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 double width.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in).
  • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • There is not a bed / couch.
  • A hoist is not available.
  • There is a chair.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The chair(s) is/are adjustable.
  • There are some chairs with armrests available.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The room does have background music playing.
  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • Lighting levels are adjustable.
  • Comments View
    • Music is played at a low level but can be switched off if requested.
    • This clinic room is accessed from the main hospital corridor.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Clinic Room B)

  • There is / are 3 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Clinic Room B.
  • 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) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 83cm (2ft 9in).
  • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • There is not a bed / couch.
  • A hoist is not available.
  • There is a chair.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The chair(s) is/are adjustable.
  • There are some chairs with armrests available.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The room does not have background music playing.
  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • Lighting levels are adjustable.

Standard Toilet(s) (Oral and Facial Waiting Area)

  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The male toilet is located off the main reception waiting area.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 6m from the Oral and Facial Department entrance.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is available.
    • There is a/are horizontal wall mounted rail(s) on the right as you face the toilet.
    • There is a/are vertical wall mounted rail(s) on the left as you face the toilet.
    • There is a/are dropdown rail(s) on the left as you face the ambulant toilet(s).
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 76cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Toilet Facilities 2 View
    • The female toilet is located off the main reception waiting area.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 6m from the Oral and Facial Department entrance.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 78cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.

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