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Delivery Suite

Welcome to the Delivery Suite.  

For women in labour, women being induced, women requiring high dependency care. Also women referred by community for assessment, and those who require observation.

Newborn infant


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.

Staff details 

Ward Manager: Rebecca Smith
Matron: Sarah Bailey
Director of Midwifery: Gill Valentine

Any other information

Up to two birthing partners can accompany you in labour.  If you have engaged an independent midwife or Doula they will be able to attend with you as a birth partner.

There is no visiting allowed on Delivery Suite.

Pain relief:  We offer water birth and aromatherapy for pain relief in labour.

Facilities nearby

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

Delivery suite
Level 3 Maternity Block
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Craven Road

Tel: 0118 322 7215



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    London Road,
    RG1 5AN
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