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Hurley Ward

Hurley Ward is a “step down” unit that focuses on rehabilitating older people to enable them to recover, regain strength, skills and function prior to returning home.  

Our aim of care is led by patients’ individual needs.  A multi-disciplinary team consisting of nurses, health care assistants, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and doctors will work closely with you, your carers and community services to achieve realistic goals.  We will endeavour your continued health towards an active life in the community.

The ward consists of 21 beds, including four single rooms with three bays of four beds, and one bay with five beds, offering comfort and security at all times.


Ward visiting hours: Open visiting

Periodically throughout these hours nurses will be completing essential drug dispensing rounds during which we ask they not be disturbed. 

Visitors allowed: 2 visitors per patient

How to get here

On foot, enter the Maternity Block from Craven Road.  If travelling by car, park in the Craven Road multi- storey and join the Main Entrance Block at level 2. Turn right past shops, following sign to All Wards and Departments. Turn left through double doors to the main concourse, left again into Maternity Block. Once in Maternity Block, take the lift to Level 5.

Staff details

Charge Nurse: Rod Santillan
Matron: Shirley McGrath
Consultant: Professor Margot Gosney

Contact if patient/visitor has a problem: Ward Clerk: 0118 322 7336/7335

Nearby facilities

Nearest refreshment point:

• Convenience store (Level 1 Maternity Block)

• Restaurant on level 1 (South Block)

• League of Friends shop and tea bar (Maternity Block)

ATM: Cash machine opposite volunteer desk (South Block)


Useful contacts

Hurley Ward
Level 5, Maternity Block
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Craven Road
Reading RG1 5AN

Direct Line: 0118 322 7335 / 7336 / 8183

Fax: 0118 322 7334


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