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Outpatient Physiotherapy Services

The Outpatient Physiotherapy Department is now located in Abbots Langley. The address is the following:

Outpatient Physiotherapy
West Hertfordshire Therapy Unit
Jacketts Field
Abbots Langley
Herts
WD5 0PA
Tel: (01923) 378130

Getting to the new outpatient physiotherapy location

By car (parking is within the grounds of the unit):


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From Watford town centre, follow Hempstead Road towards the A41. Turn right onto Courtlands Drive. Continue along Aerodrome Way and Langley Lane going past Warner Bros. Studios on your left towards Abbots Langley. Continue straight on to Tibbs Hill Road, and Jacketts Field is 250yds on the right.

From the A41, take the exit for the A405 and turn on to High Road. Take the first exit at the mini-roundabout onto Ashfields and then turn right at the traffic lights towards Warner Bros. Studios. Continue along Aerodrome Way and Langley Lane going past Warner Bros. Studios on your left towards Abbots Langley. Continue straight on to Tibbs Hill Road and Jacketts Field is 250 yards on the right.

From the M1, exit at Junction 6 onto the A405 towards M25 (St. Albans). Keep left and take the left turn onto Chequers Lane. At the roundabout, take the second exit onto College Road. At the next roundabout, take the second exit onto Tibbs Hill Road and Jacketts Field is 250 yards on the right.

By Bus:

From Watford Town Centre, take the 8 or 320 to The Compasses public house on Tibbs Hill Road. It is a five minute walk down Jacketts Field from there. Check the Arriva website for timetables www.arrivabus.co.uk


Inpatient Therapy Services

About the Service / Department

The physiotherapy inpatient team provides assessment and treatment to those relevant patients throughout the hospital. The service aims to rehabilitate and maximise the recovery of patients whose ability to mobilise and function has deteriorated. This includes the treatment of patients with respiratory, neurological and orthopaedics problems.

Location

The inpatient Physiotherapy department is located in H block next to the renal unit at Watford General Hospital.

Service / Department specialties

The physiotherapy Inpatient service is available in the following specialities:

The Outpatient Service specialises in spinal and peripheral musculoskeletal conditions and women's health issues.

Referrals / Appointments

The service is provided to patients that are admitted to the hospital. Referrals will be made by staff on the wards i.e. doctors and nurses.

GPs refer in through the 'Direct Open Access Service' using the appropriate referral form.

Consultants refer in completing the yellow referral card

Service / Department contact details

The contact number for Outpatient Physiotherapy is 01923 378130.

The contact number for Inpatient Therapy is 01923 217271

See Also

Physiotherapy Inpatient Service – Hemel Hempstead Hospital

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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