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Burghfield Ward

Privacy and dignity

Welcome to Burghfield Ward. We are an inpatient ward with 28-beds caring for acutely ill elderly patients. Burghfield Ward specialises in the care of older people, and is a single sex ward caring for female patients only. The ward also has some side rooms with en-suite facilities. These will be allocated based on clinical need and in exceptional circumstances may be used for male patients.


Ward visiting hours: Open visiting
The ward operates protected meal times - although relatives/carers who assist with feeding are welcome.

Visitors allowed per patient: 2

How to find us

Exit the multi-storey car park on level 2. Follow the signs for all wards and departments, and take a right at the Welcome Desk. Continue through to Battle Block, and take the first set of stairs or lifts you come to on your left. Exit on level 3, and Burghfield Ward will be directly along the corridor.

Staff details

Consultant: Dr Johnson and Dr Butt
Matron: Shirley McGrath
Ward Manager: Sharon Hawkins
Ward Clerk: 0118 322 6733
Clinical Admin Team CAT 10: 0118 322 5474  

Any other information

Please try to arrange one family member to be main point of contact, as this avoids excessive phone calls. Please be aware of infection control policies with regard to hand washing and not sitting on patients’ beds.

Nearby facilities 

Nearest Refreshment Point

 Battle Block  & South Block

  • Conservatory WRVS coffee and snack shop on level 1 Battle Block
  • League of Friends tea bar on level 2 Eye Block (in Eye Clinic)
  • Restaurant and Cafe on level 1 in South Block 

ATM machine:
Opposite the reception desk on level 2 in the Main Entrance block and adjacent to vending machines on level 2 South Block.




Useful contacts

Burghfield Ward
Level 3, Battle Block
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
London Road
Reading RG1 5AN

0118 322 6733
(ward reception)

0118 322 6734
(ward clerk)


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