More about Patient Affairs

Patient Affairs

We are a small team based at Watford that offers our bereavement service across all three hospitals within the Trust, Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans.

Our work involves dealing with extremely sensitive situations surrounding bereavement, this is where the majority our time is spent. However, we are involved in more regular duties as listed below.

  • Cashier service for patients, visitors and staff
  • Reimbursement of travel costs
  • Patients Property, safeguarding valuables
  • Witnessing Wills and Power of Attorney

Additional Duties

Our involvement with patients on the ward is limited, although when documents such as wills or power of attorney need witnessing we will make ourselves available.

Concessionary Parking

If you are eligible for a car parking concession Main Reception can issue you with your permit. The patient or visitor must produce an authorised application form from the ward or department.