The ‘602’ Emergency Gynaecology Unit is based on Sonning Ward. It provides assessment and treatment for women presenting with complications of early pregnancy and acute gynaecological conditions.
The majority are managed on an outpatient basis, but can be admitted to the Gynaecology Ward (Sonning) or the Day Surgery Unit as appropriate.
This service is not available via Choose and Book.
The ‘602’ Emergency Gynaecology Unit is based on Sonning Ward. Park in the multi-storey car park in Craven Road. From the multi-storey car park either walk along Craven Road to the Maternity Unit or exit the car park on Level 2 and follow signs to the Maternity Unit. Take lift or stairs in Maternity Unit to Level 5.
602 clinic: Monday to Friday 07:30–20:00 (excluding bank holidays).
602 Scanning Dept: Monday & Friday 09:00 – 15:30; Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 09:00 – 12:30.
During regular opening hours please contact 602 clinic to make referrals for that day or to book an appointment for your patient later on in the week.
For complex cases or questions, please contact the on-call Gynaecology Registrar.
In addition, please Fax a referral, or send a referral letter with all patients.
All unstable patients (day or night) should be referred to A&E for resuscitation and assessment.
During out-of-hours and weekends, please contact the on-call Gynaecology Registrar who will review stable patients on Sonning Ward.
Categories of patient for referral
Services we offer
Early pregnancy complications (Usually 5 to 16 weeks gestation)
Gynaecological causes of acute abdominal pain
Very heavy vaginal bleeding
Patient categories to be referred to other Royal Berkshire Hospital services.
NHS Foundation Trust
tel. 0118 322 7181
fax.0118 322 7196
Out of hours contact:
Hospital Tel: 0118 322 5111, On-call Gynae Registrar bleep 602 (after 5PM).