Colchester Hospital


Colchester Hospital has disabled toilets throughout the public areas of the hospital and one Changing Places toilet with an adult-sized changing table, hoist and shower.

Disabled toilets

Main block

  • ground floor front entrance, near the pharmacy
  • ground floor, outside X-ray Alpha

Elmstead Day Surgery Unit

  • in reception

Gainsborough wing

  • ground floor, near physiotherapy and the stroke unit
  • ground floor, clinic reception
  • first floor, near Peldon and Tiptree wards
  • second floor, outside D’Arcy ward

Constable wing

  • ground floor, near the League of Friends shop

Children’s block

  • ground floor, at the entrance to children’s outpatients

Changing Places

The Changing Places toilet at Colchester Hospital is in Gainsborough wing, in the main corridor on the ground floor.  The facilities here are:

  • bench – height adjustable, adult sized, wall mounted
  • hoist – ceiling, loop
  • peninsular toilet
  • washbasin – height adjustable
  • non slip floor
  • floor space – 10 square metres
  • emergency alarm
  • privacy screen
  • paper roll
  • managed
  • accessible shower

Please see the Changing Places website for more information about toilets in the Changing Places scheme.

Accessibility information from AccessAble

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