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Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3NN

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Getting To The Hospital (Hillingdon Hospital)

  • By Road View
    • The postcode for the SAT-NAV is UB8 3NN. Hillingdon Hospital is situated to the south of Hillingdon town centre. Hillingdon Hospital can be accessed from the M40 or M4.
    • There are blue badge bays located in car parks A, B, C and D. Parking is limited, so where possible you are advised to travel by public transport.
  • By Bus View
    • There is a bus stop located on Pield Heath Road. Buses U1, U2, U3, U4, U5, and U7 stop here.
    • There is an onsite bus stop.
    • The bus stop is located to the right of the main entrance on Pield Heath Road.
    • The bus stop is sheltered, it has benched seating and a space for a wheelchair user.
    • The bus stop is approximately 155 metres from the main entrance. The route is fairly level, however, at the time of survey the path was obstructed due to ongoing construction work at the Hillingdon Hospital.
  • By Train View
    • West Drayton Station is the nearest train station and is served by GWR and TFL Rail. West Drayton station is approximately 2.1 miles from the hospital.
  • By Underground View
    • The nearest underground station is Uxbridge and is served by the Metropolitan and Piccadilly lines. It is 2.1 miles from the hospital.
  • Useful Links View

Getting Help and Assistance

  • To see the hospital map please click here (opens new tab).
  • There is a Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) at the hospital.
  • The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is located on the ground floor of the hospital, along the main corridor.
  • The telephone number for the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is 01895 279 973.
  • 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 by the main entrance.
  • Documents are available in an alternative format and can be provided to include: large print on request, different languages on request and audio 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.

Hospital Parking (Car Park A)

  • Parking View
    • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car park is located to the right side of the hospital site.
    • 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) is/are clearly marked.
    • 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 250cm x 484cm (8ft 2in x 15ft 11in).
    • 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 a designated drop-off point.
    • The drop-off point is located at the rear of car park A.
    • There is not a dropped kerb from the 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 throughout 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.
    • 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The hospital entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 52m (56yd 2ft) from the Main Entrance.

Getting To (Patient Advice Liaison Service)

  • Patient Advice Liaison Service (PALS) is/are located on the ground floor of the outpatients corridor.
  • Access to Patient Advice Liaison Service PALS is via the main entrance.
  • Enter the hospital and at the main reception turn left and pass through a set of double doors. Continue along the corridor and follow it around to the left and then to the right. Head towards the next T junction and turn right along the purple coloured corridor. The department is next to the first set of flip down chairs on the right-hand side in the corridor.
  • There is step free access to Patient Advice Liaison Service PALS.
  • Patient Advice Liaison Service PALS is approximately 50m from the main entrance.
  • There are resting areas along the route.
  • 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.
  • 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 to the right side 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 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) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 154cm.
    • 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.
    • 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 front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides going up the ramp.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:30 - 13:00.
  • Monday 14:00 - 16:00.
  • Tuesday 09:30 - 13:00.
  • Tuesday 14:00 - 16:00.
  • Wednesday 09:30 - 13:00.
  • Wednesday 14:00 - 16:00.
  • Thursday 09:30 - 13:00.
  • Thursday 14:00 - 16:00.
  • Friday 09:30 - 13:00.
  • Friday 14:00 - 16:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Department / Service (Patient Advice Liaison Service)

  • Department / Service Access View
    • Patient Advice Liaison Service is located on the ground floor of the Outpatients department.
    • 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 single width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 100cm .
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.
    • There is level access throughout 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; consultation rooms.
    • There are 2 consultation/treatment rooms in this department/service.
    • A hearing assistance system is not available in the department/service.
    • There are not accessible toilet facilities within the department/service.
    • Accessible toilet facilities are located in the corridor opposite the bereavement office.
    • There are not standard toilet facilities within this department/service.
    • Standard toilet facilities are located in the main outpatients corridor opposite the bereavement office/patient transport lounge.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Family Room)

  • There is / are 2 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Family 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.
  • The door(s) is/are easy to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
  • There is not 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 height adjustable.
  • There are no chairs with 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 moderate to good.

Location of Toilet/Changing Facilities

  • Accessible toilet facilities are located on the ground floor.
  • Female and male standard toilet facilities are located on the lower ground and ground floor.
  • Parent and baby changing facilities are located within the ground floor outpatient accessible toilet.

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