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Dermatology Unit

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 (North Entrance Parking)

  • Parking View
    • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car park is located at the rear of the hospital next to the North Entrance and is accessed via Scalby Road.
    • 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) is/are clearly marked.
    • 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 outside the North Entrance.
  • 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 payment machines in the car park.
    • Payment signs do make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • Payment machines are located throughout the car park.
    • There is not a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The hospital entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 0m () from the North Entrance.
  • Comments View
    • The drop off area is on the car park and there is no pavement.
    • The payment machine controls are set at 118cm to 140cm from pavement level.
    • This car park is accessed via Scalby Road.
    • 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 (Dermatology Unit)

  • The Dermatology Unit is/are located on level 2 of the North Wing.
  • Access to the Dermatology Unit is via the North Entrance.
  • Enter via the North Entrance and turn right. Continue to the end of the corridor turn and right to lift 7. Take the lift to level 2. Exit the lift and the entrance to the Dermatology Unit is located directly ahead.
  • There is step free access, via lift, to the Dermatology Unit.
  • The Dermatology Unit is approximately 5m from the lift 7.
  • There is a/are manual, double door(s) which may be difficult to open between the North 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 (North Entrance - Right Hand Side)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the hospital.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not 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 a hand sanitiser.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser is 124cm (4ft 1in).
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 125cm.
    • 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 123cm.
    • 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 North Entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • Comments View
    • At the time of survey the right hand entrance door was stuck in the open position.
    • This door is open between 05.00 and 22.00.

Outside Access (North Entrance Left Hand Side)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the hospital.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not 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 a hand sanitiser.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser is 124cm (4ft 1in).
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 138cm.
    • 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 123cm.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • This door is open between 05.00 and 22.00.

Other Floors (North Wing Corridor Stairs)

  • Stairs View
    • Signs indicating the location of the stairs are not clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 0, 1, 2, 3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are not at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor of the building are provided on landings.

Lift (Lift 7 - North Link Corridor)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located next to the north link corridor entrance in the North Wing.
  • Signs indicating the location of this lift are clearly visible from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 32m (34yd 2ft) from the North Entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 0 ,1, 2, 3.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is fair.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is fair.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 212cm (3ft 7in x 6ft 11in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is not a list of floor services available within the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is low.

Opening Times

  • Monday 07:00 - 19:00.
  • Tuesday Closed.
  • Wednesday 07:00 - 19:00.
  • Thursday Closed.
  • Friday 07:00 - 19:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Department / Service (Dermatology Unit)

  • Department / Service Access View
    • Dermatology Unit is located on level 2 of the North 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 double width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 146cm.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is a hand sanitiser.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser is 124cm (4ft 1in).
    • There is level access throughout the department/service.
    • There is no 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; a waiting room/area, treatment rooms and standard toilet facilities.
    • There are 3 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 by the Main Hospital Entrance in the South Wing.
    • There are standard toilet facilities within this department/service.

Waiting Room / Area

  • There is a waiting room / area.
  • The waiting room / area is approximately 5m from the Dermatology Unit 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 a space for a wheelchair user to wait within the seating area.
  • No 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 a television.
  • Subtitles are available.
  • 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 good.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Treatment Room)

  • There is / are 1 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Treatment Room.
  • 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 76cm (2ft 6in).
  • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
  • There is not room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • There is a bed / couch.
  • The bed / couch is adjustable.
  • A hoist is not available.
  • There is a chair.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The chair(s) is not/are not adjustable.
  • All chairs have armrests available.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • The room does have background music playing.
  • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • Lighting levels are good.

Consultation / Treatment Room (TL 01 Room)

  • There is / are 1 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; TL 01 Room.
  • 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 76cm (2ft 6in).
  • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
  • 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/are adjustable.
  • All chairs have 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 good.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Puva Room)

  • There is / are 1 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Puva Room.
  • 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) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
  • There is not room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • There is not a bed / couch.
  • 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 good.

Standard Changing Cubicle / Room (TL 01 Changing Room)

  • The changing cubicle/room is located within the TL 01 Room.
  • The changing cubicle/room is 12m from the waiting room/area.
  • 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 74cm.
  • The type of flooring in the room is vinyl/laminate.
  • There is a mixture of chairs with and without armrests.
  • There are two changing rooms in this facility, the second changing room is much smaller in size.
  • There is not a/are not coat hook(s) available.
  • There is not an emergency alarm in the changing cubicle/room.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Washroom (Treatment Bathroom)

  • Washroom Details View
    • The washroom surveyed has a bath and a wash basin.
    • There is/are 1 washroom(s) of this type in the department.
    • The washroom surveyed is located next to the waiting room.
    • The washroom surveyed is approximately 8m from the Dermatology Unit entrance.
    • There is step free access to the washroom surveyed once inside the department.
    • This washroom is shared.
    • There is written or text signage on or near the washroom door.
    • The washroom door(s) open(s) inwards.
    • The door(s) is/are locked by a twist lock.
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The dimensions of the washroom are 194cm x 291cm (6ft 4in x 9ft 7in).
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is tied up and out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the washroom.
    • There is not a coat hook in the washroom.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The height of the wash basin is 80cm.
    • There are no wall-mounted grab rails for the wash basin.
    • The tap type is lever. It is a mixer tap.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 122cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 130cm.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • Disposal facilities are not available.
    • The washroom has a non-slip floor.
  • Bath Details View
    • There is a bath.
    • The height of the side of the bath from floor level is 56cm (1ft 10in).
    • The bath is not height adjustable.
    • The bath tap type is lever. It is a mixer tap.
    • There is a shower over/for the bath.
    • The shower head is height adjustable.
    • There are wall-mounted grab rails available for the bath.
    • A bath hoist is not available.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The colour contrast between the external washroom door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal washroom door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the bath wall-mounted grab rails and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the washroom floor and walls is good.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • This bath is used for treatment purposes.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The shared toilet is located in the waiting area.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 9m from the Dermatology Unit 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.
    • 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 height of the wash basin(s) is 75cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.

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