West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 5 ratings for this trust

Overview

News:

  • Safe Staffing
  • Hospitals appoints new Non-Executive Director
Picture of Samanatha Jones, Chief Executive of West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

A guide to West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

The Trust manages three hospitals: Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans. It provides general healthcare and some specialist services and has close links with specialist hospitals such as Harefield.

The Trust is proud of its control of hospital acquired infections and is free of infection at its elective centre. With one of the safest maternity services in the country, we remain patient-led, understand patients’ needs and expectations, and have strong partnerships with neighbouring NHS organisations, local authorities and voluntary groups.

We are applying to be a Foundation Trust.

Latest news

Safe Staffing

Nurse Staffing levels at Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans Hospitals.

From June 2014 it has become a national requirement for all hospitals to publish information about nurse staffing levels on wards.

This initiative is part of the NHS response to the Francis report which called for greater openness and transparency in the health service.

Please click on the link below to see the levels of nursing staff within our hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans.

View safe staffing levels for West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Last updated on 11 June 2014.

Hospitals appoints new Non-Executive Director

The NHS Trust Development Authority (NHS TDA) has confirmed the appointment of Paul Cartwright as a Non-Executive Director of West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust (which manages Watford, St Albans and Hemel Hempstead hospitals). more

Last updated on 10 June 2014.

Latest reviews of this trust

Spinal fusion surgery

My consultant was brilliant, listened to me and all my symptoms and really seemed to care, unlike another I had met elsewhere recently. T...

9 March 2015

Excellent Service and attention to details.

Had a fall and I hit my head on the ground badly, which needed 5 stitches. From the moment the ambulance arrived until I was admitted to ...

8 February 2015

Amazing friendly team ,brilliant

I have been here a couple of times , and I am very proud of having this service in our area .

4 February 2015

Not good

Waiting times for to see consultants were over an hour behind the scheduled time...not good! I attended an ultrasound appointment where I...

25 September 2014

Appointments Delays

Lack of Direction and poor time keeping. I sat in a room full of patients who were all left waiting an hour past their allotted time s...

13 August 2014

Quality of service at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Registration with the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission regulates this organisation

Last updated on 01 October 2014.

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