Clinical Services

Neonatal Unit

About the Service / Department

The unit at Watford General Hospital is a Level 2 neonatal unit providing care for infants born from 28 weeks gestation who require high dependency care, short-term intensive care and special care to premature and sick infants.


The unit is located on Level 3 of the Maternity Unit at Watford General Hospital, adjacent to Delivery Suite.


Consultant Neonatologist, Dr Chaniyil Ramesh
Consultant Neonatologist/Clinical Director, Dr Emmanuel Quist-Therson

Service / Department contact details

Tel: 01923 217392/7928
Fax: 01923 217790

GP contact details

Dr Ramesh's secretary, 01923 217695
Dr Quist-Therson's secretary, 01923 217248

Contacting the Trust

Please contact the relevant Trust switchboard if you require further information or assistance:

Watford General Hospital switchboard: 01923 244366
Hemel Hempstead Hospital switchboard: 01442 213141
St Albans City Hospital switchboard: 01727 866122

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