Clinical Support

Radiology

There is a comprehensive Radiology department on all three-hospital sites providing their core services from a central area operating during normal working hours.

All Sites
  • General radiography
  • Mobile
  • Ultrasound (including Doppler and interventional) 
Hemel Hempstead Hospital
  • MRI
  • Hysterosalpingography 
  • Barium Examinations 
  • CT (including interventional procedures)

Out of hour support to the Urgent Care Centre is also provided.

St Albans City Hospital
  • Mammography (including FNA etc. 
  • Dentals
  • Mobile and Theatre radiography 
  • Intravenous Urography (IVU) 
Watford General Hospital
  • MRI 
  • Interventional Radiology e.g. vascular and Urological procedures 
  • Dentals 
  • Mobile and Theatre radiography 
  • ERCPs 
  • Intravenous Urography (IVU) 
  • CT (including interventional procedures)

The Acute Admissions Unit opened at Watford in March 2009. It comprises 3 levels, accommodating 120 beds and a diagnostic centre on Level 2. There is a 64-slice GE Lightspeed CT scanner and a GE Logiq Ultrasound machine in the Radiology department on Level 2. The AAU Radiology department is staffed by Consultant Radiologists between 08:00 – 20:00, Monday to Friday and 09:00 – 13:00 Saturday and Sunday.

The accident and emergency department at WGH has diagnostic facilities sited conveniently allowing easy access for patients. There is 24-hour on-call cover for provision of diagnostic tests at WGH.

A GP direct access service is also provided from the 3 Trust sites.

Contact details are as follows:
Name Title / Department Contact
Dr. Anthony Divers Clinical Director Radiology 01442 287276
Sue Daniels Radiology  Services Manager 01923 436680
Louise Devereux Chief  Superintendent Radiographer 01923 217525
Hannah Reynolds Lead Superintendent Radiographer for Hemel and St Albans 01442 287330
Nadia Littlechild Lead Superintendent Radiographer for Hemel and St Albans 01442 287330
Matthew Laxton Lead Superintendent Radiographer for Watford 01923 217525
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