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Castle Ward

Castle Ward is in located in Battle block, level 2 and specialises in the care of Rheumatology and Diabetes patients.

The patients are cared for in single sex bays. Each single sex  bay has a designated single sex toilet and washing facilities adjacent to the bay.

The ward also has some side rooms with en-suite facilities. These will be allocated according to clinical need.

Please could relatives requesting to speak to a doctor about a patient, speak to the nurse in charge who will help arrange the meeting.



Juliet Owusu Nelson - Ward sister

Mariana Carvalho  - nurse in charge

Alison Drew - Matron

Dr A Chan - consultant 



Ward visiting hours: Open visiting until 8:30pm, but please be aware that you may be asked to leave in the event of an emergency, or when the need arises for a patient's privacy and dignity.

Visitors allowed: Two per bedside

Flowers permitted: One small bunch

Mobile phones permitted: Yes

How to get here

Castle is in Battle Block. The nearest car park is the multi storey on Craven Road. Join the Main Entrance building on level 2, past the shops and Welcome desk. Turn right through Eye Block and Castle Ward is along the Battle Block corridor on the left hand side.

Staff details

Matron: Alison Drew

Ward Sister: Mariana Carvalho

Nearby facilities

Refreshment points

  • 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)

ATM machine
Opposite the reception desk on level 2 in the Main Entrance Block.





Useful contacts

Castle Ward
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
London Road
Reading RG1 5AN

0118 322 5424 / 5479


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