Our Local Hospitals

We (and our patients!) are fortunate that we have a choice of local hospitals:

  • West Berkshire Community Hospital (about 10 miles away) – extensive out-patients and x-ray facilities, minor to medium surgery, including cataracts, urology, gynaecology, and orthopaedics.
  • Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading (about 27 miles away) – A large and busy District General Hospital facility – with a full range of facilities, and a wide range of consultants.
  • Savernake Community Hospital, Marlborough (about 9 miles away) – out-patients and X-ray facilites (linked to Swindon).
  • Great Western Hospital, Swindon (about 15 miles away) – a brand new (opened December 2002) District General Hospital (replacing Princess Margaret Hospital, Swindon), built under the PFI scheme.
  • Oxford Hospitals (John Radcliffe, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Radcliffe Infirmary, Churchill Hospital) (about 30 miles away) – extensive facilities at a world-class teaching hospital.