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Audiology - St. Luke's Hospital

St. Luke's Hospital, Little Horton Lane, Bradford, BD5 0NA

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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 on level 1 of the Horton Wing Building.
  • The telephone number for the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is 01274 365 853.
  • The email address for the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is pals@bthft.nhs.uk.
  • There are volunteers available for help and assistance at the hospital.
  • Volunteers can be found by the Horton Wing main reception and throughout the corridors of the Horton Wing.
  • Volunteers do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Hospital staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • No hospital staff receive deaf awareness training.
  • Documents are available in an alternative format and can be provided to include: Braille on request, large print on request and different languages 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.
  • A mobility scooter charging point is not available at the hospital.
  • Mobility aids are available to help patients move around and include; wheelchairs, walking frames and crutches.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact Horton Wing main reception.
  • Interpreters need to be booked in advance where possible.

Getting To The Hospital

Hospital Parking (Block C,D & X-Ray Entrance)

  • Parking View
    • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car parking facilities are for Blue Badge holders only.
    • The car park is located at the Block C,D & X-Ray Entrance.
    • 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 clearly marked/signposted Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • 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 280cm x 470cm (9ft 2in x 15ft 5in).
    • 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
  • Access to the Hospital View
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The hospital entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the Block C,D & X-Ray Entrance.

Getting To (Audiology)

  • Audiology is/are located on the ground floor of C Block.
  • To see the hospital map please click here (opens new tab).
  • Access to Audiology is via the Block C,D & X-Ray entrance.
  • Enter via the Block C,D & X-Ray entrance. Bear left down the steep ramp and the entrance to Audiology is located on the left.
  • There is ramped/sloped access to Audiology.
  • Audiology is approximately 8m from the Block C,D & X-Ray entrance.
  • Wayfinding signage is provided.
  • There is some flooring in corridors which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.

Outside Access (Block C,D & X-Ray Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the C & D Block Building.
    • 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.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are single width with a locked extension leaf.
    • The width of the door opening is 104cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 1.5cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope Details View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the Block C,D & X-Ray Entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.

Opening Times

  • Access is by appointment only.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Audiology)

  • There is / are 1 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Audiology.
  • The consultation / treatment room is approximately 8m from the Block C,D and X-Ray entrance.
  • There is not 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 76cm (2ft 6in).
  • The type of flooring is carpet.
  • There is 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 adjustable.
  • There are some chairs with armrests available.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • The room does not have background music playing.
  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Level Change (Corridor)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in the corridor leading to Audiology.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
  • The lighting levels at the ramp/slope are medium.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet is located on the ground floor outside the entrance to the Ultrasound Department.

Standard Toilet(s)

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