The hospital provides 813 inpatient beds (627 acute, 66 paediatrics and 120 maternity), together with 204-day beds and spaces.In doing so, it employs over 5,000 staff and has an annual budget of £228 million.
King William IV took a keen interest in the hospital before it was built, and as a consequence his arms appear on the central pediment, although he died before the hospital opened.
The first patron of the hospital was William's niece and successor, Queen Victoria.
Antenatal Clinic Manager: Rebecca Blakely Consultants: Miss Jane Siddall, Mr Mark Selinger, Miss Jill Ablett, Miss Samantha Low, Miss Sunetra Sengupta, Mr Patrick Bose Matron for Hospital midwifery outpatients: Linda Rough Director of Midwifery: Gill Valentine Contact if Patient / visitor has a problem: Rebecca Blakely The clinic can be very busy, and if this is the case, appointment times may run late.
Please speak to a member of staff who will be able to keep you up to date with any delays.
The Royal Berkshire Hospital is a National Health Service hospital in the town of Reading in the English county of Berkshire.