Welcome to Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust. We are one of the largest general hospital foundation trusts in the country - serving a population of more than 500,000 people - and the main provider of acute and specialist care services for West Berkshire.
It provides acute hospital services to the residents of the western and central portions of Berkshire, and is managed by the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust. The hospital provides approximately 813 inpatient beds (627 acute , 66 paediatrics and 120 maternity ), together with 204-day beds and spaces.
The Royal Hospital Chelsea is a retirement home and nursing home for some 300 veterans of the British Army. Founded as an almshouse , the ancient sense of the word "hospital", it is a 66-acre (27 ha) site located on Royal Hospital Road in Chelsea .
In September 2017, Papworth Hospital was granted the designation “royal” by the Queen and so became Royal Papworth Hospital in January 2018.  The hospital was one of the NHS's leading hospitals in the fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the United Kingdom, with some of the best results in the country despite caring for the sickest patients.
The department is open between 09:00 am and 17:00 pm, Monday to Friday and from 09:00 am - 12:30 pm at the weekend and bank holidays. We are closed on Christmas and New Year's Day.
Minor Injury Units - the nearest ones to the hospital are at:-West Berkshire Community Hospital, London Road, Thatcham, RG19 3AS. - 08:00 am - 22:00 pm, 7 days a week. Bracknell Urgent Care Centre, Royal Berkshire Bracknell Healthspace, London Road, Bracknell, RG12 9BG. - 08:00 am - 20:00 pm, 7 days a week.
The former hospital, originally known simply as the Royal Liverpool Hospital, was designed to replace three other city centre acute hospitals that existed at the time – the Liverpool Royal Infirmary on Pembroke Place, the David Lewis Northern Hospital on Great Howard Street, and the Royal Southern Hospital on Caryl Street.