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Pharmacy

Birmingham City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 7QH

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Introduction

  • Comments
    • The Pharmacy is located on the ground floor main spinal corridor.

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 09:00 - 12:30.
  • Sunday 10:00 - 13:30.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Birmingham.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Jewellery Quarter.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 8 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 238cm x 500cm (7ft 10in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 60m (66yd) from the Main Hospital Side Entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 75m (82yd) from the Main Hospital Side Entrance.
    • 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Side Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the hospital.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.
  • Comments
    • This entrance is swipe card entry 19:30 - 06:30.

Outside Access (Unit Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor main spinal corridor.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 98cm (3ft 3in) wide.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is vinyl.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Counter

  • The counter is 2m (2yd 7in) from the unit entrance.
  • There is level access to the counter from the entrance.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
  • The height of the counter is medium.
  • There is not a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Waiting Room / Area

  • There is a waiting room / area.
  • The waiting room / area is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the unit reception.
  • There is level access into the waiting room / area.
  • The type of flooring is vinyl.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Chairs with armrests are not available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Announcements are in person.
  • The room does not have background music playing.
  • There is not a television.
  • Vending machines are 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.

Accessible Toilet

  • Male accessible toilet facilities are available on the second floor main spinal corridor.
  • Female accessible toilet facilities are available on the first floor main spinal corridor.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilets are available off the main spinal corridor.

Additional Info Health

  • Disability awareness training can be provided for staff.
  • The most commonly produced documents can be provided in other formats.
  • Documents in Braille can be requested.
  • Documents in large print can be requested.
  • Documents in audio format can be requested.
  • Documents in different languages can be requested.
  • Registered assistance dogs are welcomed.
  • Assistance dogs are allowed in most areas of the hospital.
  • Areas with a high risk from infection, such as intensive care and wards, should be contacted in advance before accessing with assistance dogs.
  • BSL interpreters can be provided on request.
  • Language interpreters can be provided by the venue on request.
  • Staff are Type Talk aware.
  • Switchboard staff are Type Talk aware.
  • Help with luggage is generally available for inpatients.
  • The mobility aids available include mobile hoists, ceiling track hoists, wheelchairs, tri wheel walkers, shower chairs, commodes, walking sticks, walking frames, hoist slings, adjustable beds and crutches.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact a member of staff.
  • Portable hearing loops can be provided on request.