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Interventional Radiology

Leicester Royal Infirmary, Infirmary Square, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 5WW

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Getting To (Interventional Radiology)

Entrance (Interventional Radiology and Outpatients Ultrasound)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the main corridor, on level 2 of the Windsor Building.
    • 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 144cm.

Opening Times (Interventional Radiology)

  • Access is by appointment only.

Department / Service (Interventional Radiology Department)

  • Department / Service Access View
    • Interventional Radiology department is located on level 2 of the Windsor Building.
    • 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 good.
  • Department / Service Facilities View
    • This department/service has; consultation rooms, treatment rooms and standard toilet facilities.
    • There are 2 consultation/treatment rooms in this department/service.
    • A hearing assistance system is not available in the department/service.
    • 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 level 0 of the Windsor Building.
    • There are standard toilet facilities within this department/service.

Waiting Room / Area (Interventional Radiology Department - Corridor Waiting Room)

  • There is a waiting room / area.
  • The waiting room / area is approximately 9m from the from the Interventional Radiology and Outpatients Ultrasound entrance.
  • There is level access into the waiting room / area.
  • There is not a/are not door(s) into the waiting room / area.
  • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
  • There is not a space for a wheelchair user to wait within the seating area.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • All chairs have armrests.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • The surface height of the lowest table is 60cm.
  • The tables do contrast visually with the floor.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Announcements are in person.
  • The waiting room / area does not have background music playing.
  • There is not a red 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 not space for an assistance dog to rest within the seating area.
  • Lighting levels are varied.

Imaging Room (Interventional Radiology - Imaging Room)

  • This section describes the interventional radiotherapy Room(s), located off the main Interventional Radiology department corridor.
  • There is / are 2 interventional radiotherapy Room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Room 18.
  • This room is not accessed via a changing room.
  • Imaging Room View
    • There is step free access into the imaging room.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door(s) is/are single width with a locked extension leaf.
    • The door(s) may be difficult for some to open.
    • A member of staff is available to assist with opening the door if required.
    • The width of the door is 83cm.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre within the imaging room.
    • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
    • There is a bed / couch.
    • The bed / couch is adjustable.
    • There is no hoist available.
    • The room does not have background music playing.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the imaging room.
    • The lighting levels in the imaging room are good.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Interventional Radiology - Recovery Bays)

  • There is / are 2 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Interventional Radiology - Recovery Bars.
  • There is level access to the consultation / treatment room.
  • There is not a/are not door(s) into the consultation / treatment room.
  • 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 not adjustable.
  • A hoist is not available.
  • There is a chair.
  • All chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The chair(s) is not/are not height adjustable.
  • There are no 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 red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • Lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • Access to the Recovery Area is via a curtained entrance in the main Interventional Radiology corridor.

Standard Changing Cubicle / Room (Interventional Radiology - Changing Room)

  • The changing cubicle/room is located on the right as you enter Interventional Radiology.
  • There is step-free access to the changing cubicle/room.
  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door(s) has a closer and maybe difficult for some to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 86cm.
  • The type of flooring in the room is vinyl/laminate.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre within the cubicle/room.
  • There are chairs without armrests.
  • There is a/are coat hook(s) available.
  • There is a/are coat hook(s) 162cm from the floor.
  • There is a functional emergency alarm in the cubicle/room.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • There are two additional changing rooms.

Standard Toilet(s) (Recovery Bays)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The shared toilet is located next to the recovery bays.
    • There is step-free access into the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 25m from the Interventional Radiology entrance.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Toilet seats do not have a good colour contrast.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The ambulant toilet does not have horizontal wall mounted grab rails.
    • The ambulant toilet does not have vertical wall mounted grab rails.
    • There is a/are dropdown rail(s) on the left as you face the ambulant toilet(s).
    • The colour contrast of the dropdown rail(s) in the ambulant cubicle(s) is fair.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 83cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The wall fixed soap dispenser is located above the wash basin, on the right hand side.
    • Lighting levels are good.