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Watford General Hospital

01923 244366 Vicarage Road , Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 0HB

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 247 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 JULY 2016

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Key facts about the Orthopaedics department at Watford General Hospital

Time from GP referral to treatment

Up to 22 weeks for 9/10 patients

Friends and Family Test score: service

93%Patients recommend this service. 75 responses

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Latest reviews of this service

total knee replacement - very happy patient

I went in on 22.6.16 at 7am for a total knee replacement. From the moment i walked tbrough the door the staff were absolutely fantastic...

31 August 2016

absolute satisfaction re hip replacement

from the moment of entry to the moment of exit I experienced nothing but the finest care from all members of staff concerned with my righ...

22 March 2016

Excellent care in Endoscopy Unit

This morning I had an appointment in the Endoscopy Unit and I have to say after all the negative news recently surrounding Watford Hospit...

30 January 2016

& 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

Orthopaedics services at this Hospital

Ward name Friends and Family Score for August '16 Other services in ward for August '16

Last updated on 29 October 2013.

Information supplied by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust