Welcome to Loddon Ward, specialising in the care of patients with acute respiratory conditions in addition to being an acute medical ward.
The patients are cared for in a single sex bays or single sex side rooms. Each single sex bay or single sex side rooms have a designated single sex toilet and washing facilities.
Loddon Ward is located in Centre Block, Level 2, adjacent to Kennet Ward.
Ward visiting hours: The Trust has an open visiting policy with recommended visiting between 10am and 8pm. You may be asked to leave the bedside for therapies, medical examination and at mealtimes.
Visitors allowed: Two visitors per bed, except by agreement with ward sister or nurse in charge.
Matron: Angela Forster
Sister: Tracy Roy
Children must be supervised at all times. For very ill patients, visiting hours can be relaxed, but the ward is very busy in the mornings. There are limited visitors’ rooms and there is access to a camp bed if visitors need to stay in side room with patient.
Mobile phones allowed: Yes, but please respect other patients by having a low ring tone and not using the phone at night when other patients are sleeping.
Level 3 Centre Block
NHS Foundation Trust
Reading RG1 5AN
0118 322 8818