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Useful Telephone Numbers

Watford General Hospital

Main Switchboard
Main Switchboard Telephone Number
Switchboard 01923 244366
Watford General Wards
Ward / DepartmentWard Leaflet* Building/Wing Tel Number Visiting Times
Acute Admissions Unit - Level 1 Acute Admissions Unit
  • Green Suite 01923 217473
  • Purple Suite - 01923 436626
  • Blue Suite - 01923 436610
  • Yellow Suite – 01923 436612
  • Reception –  01923 436620/436823
  • Doctors' Office - 01923 436103
  • Sister's Office - 01923 436618
11.00am - 8.00pm
Acute Admissions Unit - Level 3 Acute Admissions Unit
  • Green Suite 01923 436681
  • Purple Suite 01923 436100
  • Blue Suite 01923 217065
  • Yellow Suite 01923 436669
  • AAU Reception 01923 217760
  • Doctors' Office 01923 436103
  • Sister's Office 01923 436104
2.00pm - 8.00pm
Acute Stroke Unit   Main Block - Level 3 01923 217270 or 01923 217147 11.00am - 8.00pm
Contact ward for times of protected meal times - no visiting during these times.
Aldenham (Medical) Main Block - Level 4 01923 217515 or 01923 217886 11.00am - 8.00pm
Contact ward for times of protected meal times
Alexandra Birthing (Maternity)   Maternity Wing - Level 2 01923 217364 or 01923 217940 n/a
Cardiac Care Unit Main Block - Level 3 01923 217159 or 01923 217787 11.00am - 8.00pm
Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory   Acute Admissions Unit - Level 2 01923 436634 or 01923 436636 n/a
Cassio Gastro Ward Main Block - Level 3 01923 217511 or 01923 217860 11.00am - 8.00pm
Contact ward for times of protected meal times - no visiting during these times.
Cleves Main Block - Level 5 01923 217510 11.00am - 8.00pm
Contact ward for times of protected meal times - no visiting during these times.
Croxley (Care of the Elderly) Main Block - Level 4 01923 217517 11.00am - 8.00pm
Contact ward for times of protected meal times
Delivery Suite   Maternity Wing - Level 3 01923 217371 or 01923 217389 No visiting. Birth partner only
Endoscopy Unit   Main Block - Level 3 01923 217193 (fax 01923 217862) No visiting 
Gade Ward Main Block - Level 4 01923 217845  2.00pm-4.00pm and 6.00-7.30 (only two visitors per patient please) 
Elizabeth (Gynaecological) Maternity Wing 01923 217902 or 01923 217939 11.00am - 8.00pm
Contact ward for times of protected meal times - no visiting during these times.
Flaunden (Surgical) Main Block - Level 5 01923 217512 11.00am - 8.00pm
No visiting during protected meal times: 12.45pm - 1.45pm and 5.45pm - 6.30pm
Helen Donald Unit   External Building 01923 217386 n/a
Heronsgate (Medical)   Main Block - Level 4 01923 217516 or 01923 217289 11.00am - 8.00pm
Contact ward for times of protected meal times - no visiting during these times.
Intensive Therapy Unit (ITU)   Main Block - Level 6 01923 217610 or 01923 217629 Rest period between 1.30pm-3pm
Katherine (Maternity)   Maternity Wing Level 2 01923 217366 or 01923 217940 Partners and own children: 08.00 – 21.00
Other relatives, friends: 13.30 – 15.00 and 19.00 – 20.30
Knutsford Suite (Private post-natal)   Maternity Wing Level 2 01923 217129 Partners and own children: 08.00 – 21.00
Other relatives, friends: 13.30 – 15.00 and 19.00 – 20.30
Langley Ward Main Block - Level 5 01923 217039 11.00am - 8.00pm
No visiting during protected meal times: 1.30pm - 2.30pm and 5.30pm to 6.30pm
Letchmore Ward Main Block - Level 5 01923 217522 11.00am - 8.00pm
No visiting during protected meal times: 12.30 - 1.30pm 5.15-6.30pm
Day Hospital     01923 213309  
Day Surgery     01923 217938  
Rapid Admissions Unit (RAU)   Main Block - Level 3 01923 244366 or Ext 3233  
Red Suite    Acute Admissions Unit  01923 217956 or 01923 217381  11.00am - 8.00pm  
Ridge (Orthopaedic) Main Block - Level 5 01923 217152 or 01923 217177 11.00am - 8.00pm. No visiting during protected meal times: 12.30pm - 01.30pm and 5.30pm - 6.30pm
Sarratt (Care of the Elderly) Main Block - Level 4 01923 217514 or 01923 217577 11.00am - 8.00pm
Contact ward for times of protected meal times
Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU)     01923 217392 24/7 Parents Siblings.
Other visitors with parents, no under 16s.
2 visitors per bed
Starfish (Paediatric)     01923 217357 or 01923 217841 No official visiting times
Early Pregnancy Unit     01923 217743  
Victoria Ward   Maternity Wing Level 2 01923 217377 Partners and own children: 08.00 – 21.00
Other relatives, friends: 13.30 – 15.00 and 19.00 – 20.30
White Suite   Acute Admissions Unit 01923 436027 or 01923 436237 2.00pm - 8.00pm
Watford General Departments
Ward / Department Building/Wing Tel Number
Accident and Emergency Reception Main Block - Level 1 01923 217758 or 01923 217842
Admissions   via Switchboard 01923 244366
Audiology Main Block - Level 2 01923 217646
Appliances   01923 217548
Clinical Coding   01923 217555
Complaints Willow House - 3rd Floor 01923 217866
Elderly Day Hospital   01923 217386 or 01923 217259
Main Reception Main Block - Level 2 01923 217550 or 01923 217824
Enquiries / Results for
ECG Tests 01923 217822
Biochemistry 01923 217572 or 01923 217255
Cytology 01923 217617 or 01923 217448
Haematology 01442 287671
Microbiology 01923 217589 or 01923 816073
Mortuary Office 01923 217582 or 01923 217581
Occupational Therapy 01923 217271
Pharmacy 01923 217734 or 01923 217127
Physiotherapy 01923 217498
Post Graduate Centre 01923 217436 or 01923 217910
Service Improvement 01923 217277 (Tel / Fax)
Shrodells Psychiatric Unit 01923 217441 or 01923 217931
Radiology 01923 217525 or 01923 217674
Renal Unit 01923 217243 or 01923 217852
Respiratory Nurses 01923 217676
Speech Therapy 01923 217477 or 01923 217477
X-ray 01923 217529

* Ward leaflets correct at time of print. Please contact ward directly to confirm visiting times and protected meal times.

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