Since March 2009 when emergency services centralised at Watford General Hospital, Watford has been the main acute hospital in west Hertfordshire. The specialist emergency service at Watford now includes a newly expanded A&E Department, a new 120-bed Acute Admissions Unit, a state-of-the-art 19-bed Intensive Care Unit, and a dedicated Children’s Emergency Department. Watford also offers a comprehensive range of specialist and general services, including one of the safest maternity services in the country, outpatients, specialist wards and sexual health clinics.
The hospital has a 120-bed emergency building, which 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.
The hospital has a solid 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.
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