Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Location Details

Address

Great Ormond Street
London

WC1N 3JH

Access in Detail


Fox Ward
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  • Fox Ward
  • Internal Doors
  • Nurses' Station
  • Circulation

Internal Doors

There is a double door. Opens both in and out.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the door is 840mm.
The threshold is level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.
The door handles are easy to grip and operate.
The handles are within reach of all users.
The door pressure is kept to a minimum on manually operated doors fitted with self-closing devices.

Nurses' Station

There is a lowered counter section provided.
The lowered counter section is at a maximum height of 760mm.
The height of the counter is 745mm.
The counter has a knee recess.
There is sufficient space in front of the counter for wheelchair users.
There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
There is adequate lighting to both sides of the counter and the lighting avoids silhouetting.
There are no induction loops available.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.
There is a sufficient turning circle at either end of the corridor.

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