Watford General Hospital

01923 244366 Vicarage Road , Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 0HB
http://www.westhertshospitals.nhs.uk

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 232 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Picture of the Main Block at Watford General Hospital

Watford General Hospital is a large acute hospital offering first class emergency care, as well as providing a full range of other services, including maternity, outpatients, specialist wards and sexual health.  

Our 120-bed emergency building delivers fast assessment and diagnosis by a senior doctor and is supported by a state-of-the art Intensive Care Unit. Two catheterisation labs offer a treatment for heart attack patients that can significantly enhance their chances of survival.

We are proud of our children’s service, which offers a complete package of specialist care, including a large Children’s Emergency Department, staffed by specially trained children’s doctors and nurses. 

Watford General Hospital is about a 15 minute walk from the town centre.

Contact details, map and directions

Watford General Hospital

Tel: 01923 244366

Address: Vicarage Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 0HB

Website: http://www.westhertshospitals.nhs.uk

Email: info@whht.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Watford General Hospital

This hospital is managed by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

89.82% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

105.30% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

95.04% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

108.92% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 1026 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

89%Patients recommend this hospital. 89 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

66staff recommend this hospital for care. 730 responses. 4491 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

58staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 730 responses. 4491 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 1405 responses.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Amazing care from all at Watford maternity unit

I wanted to leave a review for the amazing care I received during my time at the maternity unit at Watford. My labour started off on ...

10 August 2017

satisfied with my operation and care I received

I went in for surgery and I did not know what to expect. But I had no reason to be worried. From the moment I went to Elizabeth ward unti...

7 August 2017

Thank you Watford A& E & Ambilatory Dept.

I needed to visit A& E and ASU this morning. Dealt with very efficiently with utmost care and respect. Cared for me and understood...

6 August 2017

Very pleased with giving birth at Watford Hospital !!!

My son was born 27/07/17 at ABC natutal delivery unit at the Watford Hospital. I was a bit apprehensive to give birth at this hospital d...

3 August 2017

Disappointed!!

Very dissatisfied and disappointed! Receptionists at the A&E are not hopeful and rude, giggling behind the desk whilst patient are wa...

2 August 2017

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Last updated on 11 August 2011.

Information supplied by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust