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Circle Reading Hospital

Get the treatment you need, fast, from some of Berkshire's leading consultants.

Circle Reading Hospital is designed to feel different. We know a hospital visit can be daunting, so we have created a modern hospital experience that feels more like you're stepping into a luxury hotel.

We pride ourselves in providing you and your family with the best possible care. We can offer you a choice of expert consultants, quick access to appointments and benefits like unrestricted visiting hours when you stay with us.

When you first step inside the hospital, you'll be greeted with a smile by one of our friendly receptionists. Once you're booked in, our bright and airy atrium is the ideal place to relax before your appointment. When you're ready, take a seat on one of our comfy sofas while enjoying a freshly prepared cappuccino available from our café. Your consultant will then come out to meet you in person before starting your appointment.

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We really value all patient feedback as it helps us to continually improve our services.

According to data published on the Private Healthcare Information Network, 97% of patients said they would recommend us to family and friends. Read more about the data here.

Many patients also leave us reviews on Facebook too. Read what they have to say about us here.

We offer a wide variety of services at the hospital to give you more choice when choosing care that's right for you. When you're suffering from joint pain, are looking to have a scan or want to know how much a hip replacement will cost, we can help. Our consultants work across a wide of specialties including:

If you are paying for your own treatment, you want to ensure you're getting the best value when choosing a private hospital. We offer competitive, fixed-price packages which give you peace of mind when booking your treatment. Find out more by visiting out self-paying patients guide price page here.

If you are looking to use private medical insurance for your care, you can ask your insurance provider about Circle Reading Hospital. We're recognised by a wide range of insurance providers, including Bupa, AXA, Aviva and Vitality Health. View the full list of insurance companies here.

We know your most important concern is the quality of care that you receive. That's why we work with some of Berkshire's leading consultants who are all specialists in their fields.

By bringing together excellent clinical leadership and empowering our team, we have created an environment at Circle Reading where you can be sure of the best possible care.

Find out more about our consultants here.

In 2018, Circle Reading Hospital became the first hospital in Europe to use a state-of-the-art diagnostic device called mi-eye 2, enabling significantly quicker diagnoses compared to traditional MRI scans.

Mr Tony Andrade, Consultant Orthopaedic Hip and Knee Surgeon, introduced this innovative technology to Circle Reading Hospital and completed the first consultation with the device in Europe.

Whether you are here for a one-off appointment, or for a more lengthy stay with us, we want you to have the best experience possible.

We paid special attention when designing our private bedrooms to ensure you have the best environment for your recovery. Each bedroom is furnished to a high standard with an en-suite walk-in shower room, so that you can get the privacy you need. Our rooms also all have a TV, films and music available.

As standard we also offer free parking on-site, along with complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hospital.

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Whether you are here for your first appointment, or staying as an inpatient, you will always have access to a menu of delicious, freshly-prepared food from our team of chefs.

If you're looking for light refreshments, we have a selection of teas, coffees, pastries and healthy snacks to enjoy. Or if you're looking for a more substantial meal, why not try a tasty combination of avocado, vine tomato and mozzarella on sourdough bread, or lemon roast chicken, sautéed potatoes, fine beans and confit shallots.

At the heart of everything we do at Circle is our credo. These are our guiding principles for the services we provide and what we always strive to achieve. Our principles are:

  • We are above all the agents of our patients. We aim to exceed their expectations every time so that we earn their trust and loyalty. We strive to continuously improve the quality and the value of the care we give our patients.
  • We empower our people to do their best. Our people are our greatest asset. We should select them attentively and invest in them passionately. As everyone matters, everyone who contributes should be a Partner in all that we do. In return, we expect them to give their patients all that they can.
  • We are unrelenting in the pursuit of excellence. We embrace innovation and learn from our mistakes. We measure everything we do and we share the data with all to judge. Pursuing our ambition to be the best healthcare provider is a never-ending process. 'Good enough' never is.

  • Patients can be treated at Circle Reading as a NHS patient through the NHS Choose and Book system.
  • Patients will be able to choose from a choice of clinic times including some weekend and evening appointments and with Circle Reading's short waiting times, have fast access to some of the best specialist consultants in Berkshire.

Clinics currently available are

  • Cataract and YAG laser
  • Colorectal
  • ENT
  • Foot and Ankle
  • Gallstone and Endoscopy
  • Gynaecology
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Pain Management
  • Shoulder
  • Spinal

Exclusion criteria for NHS e Referral (Choose and Book) patients

BMI greater than 50, Patient under the age of 18, MI/CVA/Recurrent TIA within the last 6 months, Cardiac related disorders, Life threatening Respiratory Disorders (COPD, Bronchiectasis etc.), Severe and Life threatening Blood Disorders, Unstable Psychiatric disorder, Visual Acuities under 6/12 for cataract surgery, Glaucoma, Lid Cyst Removal

If you have any queries please contact the Circle Reading bookings team on
Call: 0118 922 6925 or Email: [email protected]

At Circle Reading Hospital we have a Patient Participation Group which works collaboratively & positively with the hospital to improve our services, facilities & care.

Interested in being a Member?

Leave your details at [email protected]

we can then contact you every now and again to ask you a few questions or invite you to one of our focus groups.

Specialists at Circle Reading Hospital

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How to get to us and find the hospital

 Circle Reading Hospital is conveniently located on Drake Way behind the Reading Hilton Hotel, with easy access from the A33, M4 Junction 11 and Reading town centre.

For sat nav please use postcode: RG2 0GQ

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At Circle Reading Hospital, we offer free parking to patients and visitors. Please note that the car park can get extremely busy, so please arrive in plenty of time before your appointment. If you are using sat nav please use the postcode RG2 0GQ. This will direct you to the Hilton Hotel. Circle Reading is approximately 100 metres further down Drake Way. The entrance to the hospital and car park is on the left behind the building.

From the M4: Exit at Junction 11 onto the A33 towards Reading. Continue on the A33 (straight over 3 more roundabouts) until you pass the Green Park Business Park at the third roundabout. Continue on the long straight section of the A33 until you see the large green sign to Kennet Island. Move into the right hand lane before the traffic lights and turn right into Kennet Island. Then take the first right off Lindisfarne Way onto Drake Way. Go past the Hilton Hotel. You will then see the Circle Reading building on your left. The entrance to the hospital and car park is on the left beyond the building.

From Reading: Take the A33 out of Reading Town Centre, towards the M4. Continue on the A33 until you come onto a long straight section and you see the large green sign to Kennet Island. Turn left at the traffic lights into Kennet Island. Then take the first right off Lindisfarne Way onto Drake Way. Go past the Hilton Hotel so that it is on your right and continue past it. The entrance to the hospital and car park is on the left beyond the building.

Circle Reading is served by local bus routes to Drake Way (the bus stop is Kennet Island Piazza opposite the Hilton Hotel), 40, 41, 50A, 50E and 51A.

The hospital is also conveniently located close to the Park and Ride at nearby Madejski Stadium.


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