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Mortimer Ward

Privacy and dignity

Welcome to Mortimer Ward. We are an inpatient ward with 28-beds caring for acutely ill elderly patients. Mortimer Ward specialises in the care of older people, and is a single sex ward caring for female patients only. The ward also has some side rooms with en-suite facilities. These will be allocated based on clinical need and in exceptional circumstances may be used for male patients. 


Ward visiting hours: Open visiting
No visiting during meal time (5pm-6pm)
Visitors allowed per patient: 2

How to find us

Exit the multi-storey car park on level 2. Follow the signs for all wards and departments, and take a right at the Welcome Desk. Continue through to Battle Block, and take the second set of stairs or lifts you come to on your left.

Exit on level 3. Mortimer Ward is through the first set of double doors to the right, but please press the intercom and a member of staff will let you in. 

Staff details 

Consultant: Dr Chatterjee / Dr Dean / Dr Joyce
Matron: Annette Emery
Ward Manager: Sharon Hawkins
Ward Clerk: telephone  0118 322 5241 or 5329


Any other information

Please try to arrange one family member to be main point of contact, as this avoids excessive phone calls. Please be aware of infection control policies with regard to hand washing and not sitting on patients’ beds.

Nearby facilities


Nearest Refreshment Point

 On level 2 in Main Entrance block 

  • Convenience store
  • Coffee bar
  • Restaurant on level 1 in South Block
  • League of Friends shop and cafe on level 2 in Maternity Block.


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




Useful contacts

Mortimer Ward
Level 3, Battle Block
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
London Road
Reading RG1 5AN

0118 322 5329 / 5241


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