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 228 ratings for this hospital


This Department is managed by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Level 1, Main Block, Watford General Hospital
01923 217012

Fracture Clinic, Marnham Wing, Hemel Hempstead Hospital
01442 287021

Level 1, Gloucester Wing, St Albans City Hospital
01727 866122


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The following table shows staffing levels on wards that provide this service.

Where wards provide more than one service the results include shared values for all services provided on that ward.

Nurse staffing levels - Orthopaedics SEPTEMBER 2015

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More information about this data

Key facts about the Orthopaedics department at Watford General Hospital

Average time from referral by GP to treatment for this department


Friends and Family Test score: service

92%Patients recommend this service. 60 responses

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Latest reviews of this service

& year old treatment for fractured finger

I took my daughter to A and E when she had her finger badly bent back at school. At 10.30pm at night she was X-rayed and we were told she...

18 November 2015

Fantastic service all round.

The attention to detail and concern by all the nurses both in A&E (Minor injuries) was absolutely 100%. Particularly in the Fracture/ Cl...

4 November 2015

pressure ulcers

I had a total left hip replacement at Watford General Hospital on 29th March this year. After three or four days I reported to the night...

7 September 2015


This hospital has major problems from confusing directional signs, that could easily be rectified, along with difficulty obtaining suitab...

11 April 2015

Spinal Fusion Surgery and Ridge Ward

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

16 March 2015

Orthopaedics services at this Hospital

Ward name Friends and Family Score for September '15 Other services in ward for September '15

Last updated on 29 October 2013.

Information supplied by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust