Watford General Hospital

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

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 107 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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Latest reviews of this hospital

website list of sevices and departments

I had a series of severe nose bleeds. I was advised by a doctor to seek immediate help from a hospital if I had another before I could be...

18 April 2014

Accident and Emergency Visit

Attended A&E department this week there from 1.30 am to 5.00 am with my 82 year old mother in law. Service was second to none all sta...

17 April 2014

Excellent staff and service

I had to take my 14 month old daughter to A&E as I suspected Malaria due to her ongoing erratic high fever .We were greeted by a nurse wh...

7 April 2014

Extortionate car parking fees

In my experience appointment start times always overrun and therefore one is forced in to paying £8 for parking. Whilst it's stat...

6 April 2014

Cancelled operation for third time

The consultant who is supposed to be the best orthpeadic surgeon has cancelled my brothers hip operation for the third time. He original...

3 April 2014

Quality of service at Watford General Hospital

This hospital is managed by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

70 from 486 responses
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Friends and Family Test score: A&E

59 from 91 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Care Quality Commission national standards

Some standards not met
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Number of MRSA cases in last 3 months

1 case(s) in the last three months

Patient survey score for cleanliness

As expected with a score of 8.64

C. difficile infections in last 3 months

Average (0.00 cases per bed in the last three months)

NHS Choices users rating

Responding to patient safety alerts

Poor - Some alerts not signed off after deadline

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

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Last updated on 11 August 2011.

Information supplied by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust