berkshire institute for health

berkshire institute for health

Two female students in scrubs attending to a dummy baby

our specialist education centre, the berkshire institute for health at fountain house in reading town centre, enables us to deliver our nursing and midwifery programmes across the region in partnership with the nhs. reading boasts beautiful unspoilt stretches of river and some of the best shopping, dining and theatre outside of london. find out more about the social side of studying at the berkshire institute for health. it is in walking distance of the main railway and bus stations, adjacent to car parking and within easy reach of the town's 'park and ride' bus stops.  you can get to london paddington by train in 25 minutes. explore the berkshire institute for health with our virtual tour visit the accessable website for access information on uwl

getting to the berkshire institute for health

  • what is the address of the berkshire institute for health?

    our berkshire institute for health address is:

    university of west london tenth floor fountain house 2 queens walk reading rg1 7qf

    sat nav postcode: rg1 7qf

  • view the berkshire institute for health on google maps

  • travel by foot

    fountain house is above the broad street mall in reading. the entrance is on queen's walk, a pedestrian walkway running between oxford road and the civic centre, at the rear of the broad street mall.

    from oxford road, turn into queen's walk and the entrance to fountain house is about half-way down on the left.

  • travel by train

    the berkshire institute for health is about five minutes walk away from reading rail station. trains run to london paddington in less than 30 minutes.

  • travel by car

    there is no parking at fountain house itself. however, there is parking nearby at broad street mall car park

    broad st mall offers an early bird rate for those who enter the car park between 6.00am and 8.00am and leave before 11.59pm the same day (mon-fri).

    the early bird rate is £7 for the day.

    if you enter the broad street mall car park after 8am, tickets can be validated to a discounted rate of £7.50 all day by visiting uwl reception (10th floor) with your ticket.



Simulation Centre at the university of west london

simulation centres

our simulation centres at the berkshire institute for health and our west london campus accurately recreate today's healthcare settings and contain a host of innovative teaching resources.

Transfer trolley at the UWL Simulation Centre


high-tech simulators, such as aries and lucina, enable you to develop the clinical skills, knowledge and decision-making needed to deliver excellent care.

Lucina, a birthing simulator

birthing simulator

lucina, our high-tech birthing simulator, enables you to learn all the stages of delivery and rare emergency scenarios.

practical teaching aids

practical teaching aids

learn to become a midwife with the hands-on teaching and learning techniques, supported by innovative learning resources and our passionate, highly experienced staff.