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Dermatology Department

Scarborough Hospital, Woodlands Drive, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 6QL

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Getting To The Hospital (Scarborough Hospital)

  • By Road View
    • Scarborough Hospital is located on Woodlands Drive in Scarborough. The post code for the Sat-Nav is YO12 6QL. Access to the hospital from either the north or south is via the A171 Scalby Road. Coming from the east on the A64 turn right at the roundabout onto Scalby Road. Procced northwards for around a mile and the entrance to the hospital is located on the left off Woodlands Drive. If coming from the west on the A170 turn left at the roundabout on to Scalby Road and follow this road for around a mile. The entrance to the hospital site is located on the left off Woodlands Drive.
    • There is a large Patient and visitor car park at the hospital located off Woodlands drive to the right of the main hospital entrance. The car park operates on a barrier/pay on exit system and payments can be made by cash or card. Current car parking charges are: 0-1 hrs £1.50 1-2 hrs £2.60 2-3 hrs £3.60 3-4 hrs £4.60 4-5 hrs £5.60 5 hrs+ £6.00 There is also a small drop off zone and car park with a limited number of Blue Badge Bays available which can be accessed vis Scalby Road. Blue Badge parking is free of charge within the Blue Badge parking areas.
  • By Bus View
    • The hospital also has its own East Yorkshire Motor Services bus service (Number 10), which operates Monday to Saturday a link for this service is below.
    • There is an onsite bus stop.
    • There is an on-site bus stop to the left of the Main Hospital Entrance next to the Blue Badge Parking and drop-off area.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest train station is Scarborough. The Train station is approximately 1.7 miles from the hospital. There is a bus service which runs from the station to the hospital, it is route 10 which runs from Bus Stop S outside the Train station. There are also taxi services which run from outside the train station entrance.
  • Useful Links View
  • Comments View
    • Scarborough Train Station web site.
    • https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/SCA/details.aspx.

Getting Help and Assistance (Scarborough Hospital)

  • There is not a Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) at the hospital.
  • The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is located York Hospital.
  • The telephone number for the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is 01904 726 262.
  • 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 at the Main Hospital Entrance.
  • Documents are available in an alternative format and can be provided to include: Braille on request, large print on request, Makaton on request, different languages on request, voice recognition CD 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.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact a member of staff.

Hospital Parking (Accessible Car Park)

  • 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 in front of the Main Hospital Entrance in the South Wing.
    • 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) markings are faded.
    • 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 370cm x 480cm (12ft 2in x 15ft 9in).
    • 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 directly outside the Main Hospital Entrance in the South Wing.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop-off point.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
  • Paying View
  • 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 15m (16yd 1ft) from the Main Hospital Entrance in the South Wing.
  • Comments View
    • Parking is free on site for all Blue Badge Holders as long as a Blue Badge is displayed in the windscreen.
    • Tickets can be validated at the main Outpatients Reception on the ground floor / Level 1 of the South Wing.
    • There is a hatched zone to the side of each Blue Badge Bay.

Hospital Parking (Visitors Car Park)

  • Parking View
    • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car park is located to the left of the Main Hospital Entrance.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does have a barrier control system.
    • The barrier controls/touchscreen can be reached from the car.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a/are not Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
  • Paying View
    • There are parking charges for the hospital car park.
    • Payment signs are provided.
    • Payment signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment signs are located at the entrance to the car park.
    • Payment machines are located at the front of the car park.
    • There is a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • There is a level turning space (minimum 185cm x 210cm) in front of the payment machine(s).
    • 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The hospital entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
  • Comments View
    • There is a long steep slope from the visitors car park to the Main Hospital Entrance.
    • There is a road to cross to get from the visitors car park to the Main Hospital Entrance.
    • There are dropped curbs at the crossing with tactile pavement on each side of the road.

Getting To (Outpatients Department - Dermatology Department)

  • The Outpatients Department / Dermatology Department is/are located within the Outpatients Department on the ground floor of the South Wing.
  • Access to the Outpatients Department- Dermatology Department is via the Main Hospital Entrance.
  • Enter the Main Hospital Entrance in the South Wing and go straight ahead past the reception desk. Go through the double doors then immediately turn right. Follow this corridor and the entrance to the Outpatients Department is located on the right. Report to the reception and they will direct you to the correct waiting area. The Dermatology Department is located to the left of the main outpatients corridor and you enter through waiting area A.
  • There is step free access to the Outpatients Department/Dermatology Department.
  • The Outpatients Department/Dermatology Department is approximately 40m from the Main Hospital Entrance.
  • There is a/are manual, double door(s) which may be difficult to open between the Main Hospital Entrance and the department/service.
  • 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.

Outside Access (Main Hospital Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the South Wing 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.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.
    • Standard manual wheelchairs are available for people to borrow at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm.
    • 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 160cm.
    • 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 directly in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides going up the ramp.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is open between 05.00 and 22.00.
    • There is a hand wash station located on the right as you enter the Main Hospital Entrance.
    • The sink at the wash station is set at 80cm from the floor.
    • The soap dispenser at the wash station is set at 128cm from the floor.
    • The towel dispenser at the wash station is set at 127cm from the floor.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is open between 05.00 and 22.00.
    • There is a hand wash station located on the right as you enter the Main Hospital Entrance.
    • The sink at the wash station is set at 80cm from the floor.
    • The soap dispenser at the wash station is set at 128cm from the floor.
    • The towel dispenser at the wash station is set at 127cm from the floor.

Entrance (Outpatients Department)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor of the South Wing.
    • 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 a hand sanitiser.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser is 125cm (4ft 1in).
    • 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 164cm.

Reception (Outpatients Reception)

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located to the left as you enter the department.
    • The reception point is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the Outpatients Department entrance.
    • The reception area/desk is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step free access to the reception point.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the reception point.
    • There are no windows, glazed screens or mirrors behind the reception point which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The reception counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the reception point are good.
    • The height of the reception counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is a hearing assistance system.
    • The type of system is a portable loop.
    • The hearing assistance system is signed.
    • Staff are trained to use the hearing assistance system.
    • The hearing assistance system was tested by an AccessAble surveyor.
    • The hearing assistance system was tested on 12/02/2020.
    • The hearing assistance system was working at the time of testing.
    • Signs and universally accepted symbols or pictograms, indicating lifts, stairs, WCs, circulation routes and other parts of the building are not provided in the reception area.
  • Comments View
    • The hearing loop was not switched on. The receptionist informed me that they are instructed only to switch on the hearing loop at the request of a patient.

Opening Times (Dermatology Department)

  • Monday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Department / Service (Dermatology Department)

  • Department / Service Access View
    • The Dermatology Department is located inside the Outpatients Department on the ground floor of the South Wing.
    • There is a/are door(s) leading into the department/service.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width with a locked extension leaf.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.
    • There is level access along the main corridor.
    • 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 play background music.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Department / Service Facilities View
    • This department/service has; a main reception, a waiting room/area, sub waiting areas, consultation rooms, treatment rooms, accessible toilet facilities, ambulant toilet facilities and standard toilet facilities.
    • There are 4 consultation/treatment rooms in this department/service.
    • A hearing assistance system can be brought in from another department/service.
    • The type of system is a portable loop.
    • Staff are trained to use the system.
    • A mobile hoist is available from another department/service.
    • There are accessible toilet facilities within the department/service.
    • There are standard toilet facilities within this department/service.

Waiting Room / Area (Dermatology Waiting)

  • There is a waiting room / area.
  • The waiting room / area is approximately 24m from the Outpatients Department entrance.
  • There is level access into the waiting room / area.
  • There is a/are door(s) into the waiting room / area.
  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are single width with a locked extension leaf.
  • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in).
  • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
  • There is a space for a wheelchair user to wait within the seating area.
  • All chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs with armrests are available.
  • 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 space for an assistance dog to rest within the seating area.
  • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Comments View
    • This waiting area is in a corridor in the Outpatients Department.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Consultation Room)

  • There is / are 4 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Room 1.
  • 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) may be difficult to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 84cm (2ft 9in).
  • 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 adjustable.
  • A hoist can be brought in from another department.
  • There is sufficient space next to the bed/couch for a mobile hoist to operate.
  • There is a chair.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The chair(s) is not/are not adjustable.
  • There are no chairs with armrests available.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • 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.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Treatment Room)

  • There is / are 4 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Treatment Room 4.
  • 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 with a locked extension leaf.
  • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).
  • 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 adjustable.
  • A hoist can be brought in from another department.
  • There is sufficient space next to the bed/couch for a mobile hoist to operate.
  • There is not a chair.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • 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.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Waiting Area A - Right Hand Transfer)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located in waiting area A.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the Outpatients Department entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The door opens by sliding.
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 77cm (2ft 6in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 200cm x 200cm (6ft 7in x 6ft 7in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The height of the light switch/pull cord is 86cm from floor level.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by storage items.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is not a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • There is a push button alarm in the toilet.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are general waste (with lid) disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • There are coat hooks in the toilet at 154cm and 163cm from the floor.
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a colostomy bag shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a backrest.
    • There is a lid attached to the toilet seat.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 106cm (3ft 6in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is good.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • The wash basin tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 123cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 121cm (3ft 12in).
    • The contrast between the towel dispenser and the wall is fair.
    • There is not a hand dryer.

Standard Toilet(s) (Waiting Area B/Eye Clinic)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The shared toilet is located between the Waiting Area B and the Eye Clinic.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 28m from the Outpatients Department entrance.
    • There is written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is available.
    • There is a/are horizontal wall mounted rail(s) on the right as you face the toilet.
    • There is a/are vertical wall mounted rail(s) on the left as you face the toilet.
    • There is a/are dropdown rail(s) on the left as you face the ambulant toilet(s).
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 86cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are available in the shared toilets.
    • There is a fixed baby change table available.
    • The height of the baby change table is 89cm.
  • Toilet Facilities 2 View
    • The shared toilet is located just inside waiting area B.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 20m from the Outpatients Department entrance.
    • There is written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 82cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.

Standard Toilet(s) (Waiting Area B/Eye Clinic)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The shared toilet is located between the Waiting Area B and the Eye Clinic.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 28m from the Outpatients Department entrance.
    • There is written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is available.
    • There is a/are horizontal wall mounted rail(s) on the right as you face the toilet.
    • There is a/are vertical wall mounted rail(s) on the left as you face the toilet.
    • There is a/are dropdown rail(s) on the left as you face the ambulant toilet(s).
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 86cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are available in the shared toilets.
    • There is a fixed baby change table available.
    • The height of the baby change table is 89cm.
  • Toilet Facilities 2 View
    • The shared toilet is located just inside waiting area B.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 20m from the Outpatients Department entrance.
    • There is written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 82cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.

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