Disability Access

There are steps to reception at Crescent Street which is on the first floor, or a lift is available.

There is parking available for patients visiting the practice with designated disabled bays.

Please park carefully and avoid blocking access. The surgery claims no responsibility for any damages whilst parking in our carpark.

A wheelchair is available for your use. If you have any access problems, please discuss with the  reception and we will do our best to help.

Outdoor cycle racks are available for use. No dogs are allowed inside the building apart from guide dogs or assistance dogs. Reception and all patient areas at Preston Road Surgery are on  the ground floor.

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If you have any communication preferences, please let a member of the Reception Team know so we can update your records and make sure that we comply with your request.

 Accessibility Needs Form

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Disabled parking – Blue badge scheme

The Blue Badge Scheme is for people with severe mobility problems. It allows Blue Badge holders to park close to where they need to go.

For more information and an Application Form visit your local council office.

Apply for a blue badge via the Dorset Council website

Loop system

We have a loop induction system at Reception to assist the hearing impaired. For more information on the loop hearing system visit Hearing Link website.

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Blind/partially sighted

For more advice and support for blind people please visit the following websites:

Guide Dogs

Guide dogs are welcome at the Practice but we ask that you be aware of other patients and staff who may have an allergy or fear of dogs.


Please visit the guide dog website for further information.

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