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
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.
Consultant: Dr Chatterjee / Dr Dean / Dr Joyce
Matron: Jillian Bradley
Ward Manager: Sharon Hawkins
Ward Clerk: telephone 0118 322 5241 or 5329
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.
Nearest Refreshment Point:
On level 2 in Main Entrance block
Opposite the reception desk on level 2 in the Main Entrance block.
Level 3, Battle Block
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Reading RG1 5AN
0118 322 5329 / 5241