Watford General Hospital

01923 244366 Vicarage Road , Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 0HB
https://www.westhertshospitals.nhs.uk

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

Watford General Hospital

Tel: 01923 244366

Address: Vicarage Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 0HB

Website: https://www.westhertshospitals.nhs.uk

Email: communications@whht.nhs.uk

Quality of service at Watford General Hospital

This hospital is managed by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

52staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 589 responses. 4879 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 4453 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 1146 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 69 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

59staff recommend this hospital for care. 589 responses. 4879 staff work at this trust.

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