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West Berkshire Community Hospital

We provide a range of services at West Berkshire Community Hospital, including palliative care, rehabilitation, Diet and Nutrition, and our Minor Injuries Unit (MIU).

Day of the week Opening time
Monday 8.30am to 5pm
Tuesday 8.30am to 5pm
Wednesday 8.30am to 5pm
Thursday 8.30am to 5pm
Friday 8.30am to 5pm
Saturday 8.30am to 5pm
Sunday 8.30am to 5pm

We have the following facilities at West Berkshire Community Hospital, including:

  • Wheelchair and step-free access
  • Access to disabled toilets
  • A translation service
  • A braille translation service
  • A signing service
  • Internet access
  • Prayer area
  • Children's play area
  • Café

Our Patient Information Point (PIP) can provide you with information and about illnesses, health or social care services, or where you can get support for many different health conditions.

Our aim is to help you better understand what choices you have, so that you can manage your own health, as well as helping you make plans about the future.

We’re based at West Berkshire Community Hospital, opposite the main reception area.

We offer a quiet room where you can read leaflets and guides, or talk to one of our PIP Volunteers who can guide you to the right support websites and apps.

Contact us

In person or writing to:

Patient Information Point
West Berkshire Community Hospital
Benham Hill, London Road
Thatcham
Berkshire
RG18 3AS 

Call 01635 273324

Email PIPenquiries@berkshire.nhs.uk

Opening times

Day of the week Opening times
Monday 9.30am to 4.30pm
Tuesday 9.30am to 4.30pm
Wednesday 9.30am to 4.30pm
Thursday 9.30am to 4.30pm
Friday 9.30am to 1pm

The following charges apply from 07:00 – 18:00, Monday to Friday. Parking outside these hours and on weekends and bank holidays is free.

Up to 2 hours - £1.00
Up to 4 hours - £2.00
Over 4 hours - £10.00

Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology will read your vehicle registration as you enter the car park and you will need to either:

  • Use the payment machines located in the hospital reception at the end of your visit
  • Pay on arrival by mobile or via the Parkonomy app

You will find information about paying through Parkonomy on signage around the car park.

Visit the Parkonomy website (opens new browser tab)

If you are a Blue Badge holder or volunteer driver, you need to visit the main reception on arrival and provide your vehicle registration number.

If you are a paper permit holder, you will need to change your permit over to a digital one by going to the reception team or calling them

Call reception team 01635 273 300

Find out more on the Total Car Parks website (opens new browser tab)

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