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Kempton Day Bed Unit


Welcome to Kempton day surgery unit. The ward has ten beds and is situated in Centre Block.


How to find us

The best place to park is in the multi-storey car park. You can then reach the rest of the hospital from level 2, which is the Main Entrance.  

We offer all parents whose child is admitted to a Ward or A&E a free parking permit. Please ask the nurse in charge about this.


One visitor per patient, for more visitors, please ask the nurse in charge.

Opening hours

Monday - Friday 7am - 7pm

What do I need to bring?

  • If your child is under five years old, bring their red book with you.
  • Baby feeds, nappies and other essentials.
  • Snacks or drinks, especially if your child has a special diet.
  • Any medication your child is taking.
  • Your child's favourite toy, book or comforter.
  • If your child is staying overnight, please bring nightwear and daywear for your child, as well as other essentials such as toothbrushes.

Staff details

Matron: Claire Lord

Any other information

Children's blood clinic

Phone: 0118 3227383


Play team

On your child's visit you may meet a member of the Play Team. Our play leaders help your child during their time in hospital through play and distraction. This can be very helpful for reducing anxiety, and soothing when an uncomfortable test may be needed.

Nearby facilities

Nearest 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

Kempton Day Bed Unit
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Craven Road
Reading RG1 5AN

0118 322 8754


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