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Maternity departments and services

Welcome to the department.

Expectant mother

Clinics and wards

How to find us 

Park in the multi-storey car park in Craven Road. From the multi-storey car park either walk along Craven Road to Maternity Unit or exit car park on Level 2 and follow signs to Maternity Unit. Take lift or stairs to the level you need.

Staff details

Gill Valentine - Director of Midwifery

Jane Siddall - Consultant Obstetrician

Jill Ablett - Consultant Obstetrician & Clinical Lead

Sunetra Sengupta - Consultant Obstetrician

Patrick Bose - Consultant Obstetrician

Surabhu Bisht - Consultant Obstetrician

Christine Harding - Consultant Midwife

Louise Perkins - Consultant Midwife 

Jean Sangha - Matron for Community and Midwifery Led Services

Sarah Bailey - Matron for Hospital and Outpatient Maternity Services

Specialist midwives - We have midwives who specialise in Diabetes, HIV, Bereavement, Screening, Substance Misuse, Domestic Abuse, Child protection, Teenage pregnancies, Ethnic minorities and Clinical Risk. If you need to be seen by one of these midwives your community midwife will refer you.

Nearby facilities

Nearest refreshment point
Facility for parents to make drinks in family room. Cold water dispenser on Unit.

  • Convenience store (Main Entrance Block)
  • Coffee bar (Main Entrance Block)
  • Restaurant on level 1 (South Block)
  • League of Friends shop and tea bar (Maternity Block)



Useful Contacts

Maternity Block
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
London Road

0118 322 7296

  • CONTACT DETAILS: Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, London Road, Reading RG1 5AN
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  • Tel: 0118 322 5111