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Admissions Office

National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

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Getting To The Hospital

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) at the hospital.
  • The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is located in the Basil Samuel Outpatients Department.
  • The telephone number for the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is 020 3448 3237.
  • 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 in the reception area.
  • Volunteers do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • BSL interpreters can be provided on request.
  • Language interpreters can be provided on request.
  • Mobility aids are available to help patients move around and include; wheelchairs.

Public Parking

Getting To (The Admissions Office)

  • The Admissions Office is/are located on the ground floor of the Chandler Wing.
  • To see the hospital map please click here (opens new tab).
  • Access to the Admissions Office is via the Chandler Wing entrance.
  • When entering the Chandler Wing entrance continue ahead. The Admissions Office is located to the left before the double set of doors.
  • There is step free access to the Admissions Office.
  • The Admissions Office is approximately 20m from the Chandler Wing entrance.
  • Wayfinding signage is provided.
  • There is flooring in corridors which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.

Outside Access (Chandler Wing/Powis Place Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located in Powis Place.
    • The entrance area/door is not 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.
    • The bell 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 177cm.
    • 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 178cm.
  • Ramp/Slope Details View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading to the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up.

Opening Times

  • 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.

Counter

  • The Admissions Office is located on the ground floor.
  • The counter is approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the Chandler Wing entrance.
  • Clear signage for the counter is not visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to the counter.
  • The lighting levels at the counter are medium.
  • The height of the counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
  • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low section of the counter.
  • The counter is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
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    • The nearest accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter the Chandler Wing entrance.

Standard Toilet(s)

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