For women in labour, women being
induced, women requiring high
dependency care. Also women referred by community for assessment,
and those who require observation.
Matron: Linda Rough
Consultants: Miss Siddall, Miss Allott, Miss
Ablett, Miss Street, Mr Selinger, Mr Brian Reid, Miss Samantha
Specialist: Julie Jones, Bereavement Specialist
Director of Midwifery: Gill
Contact if patient / visitor has a
problem: Midwife in charge / Delivery Suite
Ward / Clinic times: 24 hour
No. of birthing partners
allowed: Only two birthing partners are allowed. If
you have engaged an independent midwife, this midwife is able to
attend with you as a birth partner.
Visiting hours: No visiting
on delivery suite.
Mobile Phones allowed:
How to get there: Park in
multi-storey car park in Craven Road. From 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 in
Maternity Unit to Level 6.
Wheelchair access: Wheel chair access and drop
off area outside maternity unit.
Patient Guide – what to bring / how to
prepare: Issued with a list by community midwife. Please
bring your handheld notes.
Any other information:
Pain relief: we offer waterbirth and aromatherapy for
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)
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Tel: 0118 322 7215