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Key Facts and Figures About West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust

Patients Treated

In 2012/13

Babies Born

In 2012/13, 5,748 babies were born at the Trust.

Critical Care Beds

The Trust has 19 critical care adult beds in total, of which 10 can be classified as intensive and 9 high dependency.

A&E Attendances

In 2011/12, there were 78,922 new attendances to the Trust's A&E department in Watford. 30,158 people attended the Urgent Care Centre in Hemel Hempstead; plus 14,444 patients visited the Minor Injuries unit at St Albans.


Approximately 4000 staff work for the Trust.

What is the Population of the Catchment Area?

The West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust provides general acute hospital services for a population of approximately 500,000 - 700,000, from the local authority areas of Watford and Three Rivers, St Albans, Dacorum, and part of Hillingdon.

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