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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 192 ratings for this hospital

Orthopaedics

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

Staff

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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 May 2015

Ward name % of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Ward) % of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Ward) % of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Ward) % of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Ward)
Cleves

89%

of planned level

100%

of planned level

100%

of planned level

100%

of planned level

Ridge

90%

of planned level

102%

of planned level

99%

of planned level

97%

of planned level

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

15weeks

Friends and Family Test score: service

97%Patients recommend this service. 63 responses

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Latest reviews of this service

Unsatisfactory

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

Emergency admission for ruptured achilles tendon

My son (22 yrs) ruptured his achilles around 1am on a Saturday (running to his car). He went to A&E and after a long wait (as you wo...

25 February 2015

Waitign ffor 1 hour and 45 min for a scheduled appointment.

Had a really bad experience waiting for 1h 45 min to see a specialist after an operation in Orthopedic clinic. My 9 year old son happened...

19 February 2015

Excelled my expectations Friday 19th September 2014

I was taken to Watford General Hospital after being assessed at Hemel.. I arrived at the emergency dept and quickly taken to a cubicle an...

9 October 2014

Orthopaedics services at this Hospital

Ward name Friends and Family Score for May '15 Other services in ward for May '15
Ridge
97%

Last updated on 29 October 2013.

Information supplied by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust