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West Berkshire Community Hospital

Welcome to West Berkshire Community Hospital. The West Berkshire Community Hospital offers a wide range of services to help provide care close to the homes of Newbury and surrounding areas. Services we offer include: renal dialysis, radiology and diagnostics, day surgery, outpatients, and chemotherapy.

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Getting here

If you are travelling by car

Pay on exit parking is available at the hospital, as well as designated spaces for disabled parking, motorcycles and bicycles.

There is also a drop off point and a taxi rank near the main entrance.

A photo is taken as you enter the car park. When you need to leave, please insert your registration number in the payment machines in Reception which will advise how much you need to pay.

There is both a card machine and a cash payment machine available. A photo will be taken when you leave the car park to register the time you left the site.

Please ensure you enter the vehicle registration details correctly to ensure you don’t receive a fine.

Blue Badge holders: If you are a disabled blue badge holder, then you do not need to display your badge in the vehicle. Please take your blue badge to Reception as evidence and enter your registration number into the terminal to ensure you receive free parking.


If you are travelling by bus

There are regular bus services from both Newbury and Thatcham which stop at the hospital.

Newbury and District Limited operates buses connecting West Berkshire Community Hospital with Newbury and Thatcham up to every fifteen minutes under Kennet bus service numbers 1A, 1C and 1D. Timetables for all services can be found on the Reading Buses website.


If you are travelling by bicycle

There are designated bicycle parking spaces.

  • Disabled parking
  • Disabled changing facilities
  • There is a nappy changing facility on the ground floor in the children's centre and one next to the minor injuries unit (MIU)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Gallery Cafe
  • Tea bar (managed by the League of Friends)
  • Access to the second floor of WBCH is via lifts, elevators and stairs.
  • Wheelchairs are available from the building main entrance.
  • Public toilets are located on both the ground and first floor
Services and clinics we offer


Renal dialysis

Radiology and diagnostics

Day surgery










Elderley Care


Ear Nose Throat (ENT)




Gynaecology and obstetrics


Maxillofacial Facial / Dental / Orthodontics


Neurology / Neuro Rehab


Ophthalmology and Orthoptics



Plastic Surgery

Renal (Nephrology)



Specialist Physiotherapy