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Obs & Gynae 

The Women & Neonatal Services unit is one of the largest in the region, providing an extensive range of care options for women in the West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust locality.  The obstetric service manages over 5,800 births per year, incorporating facilities for both high and low risk women.  Antenatal services are provided on the Watford, St Albans and Hemel Hempstead sites, in conjunction with community services / GP practices.

The Gynaecology department is staffed by a team of committed and enthusiastic consultants, some of whom are leaders in their field and are active in publishing of research material. 

Location: Watford General Hospital 


Children’s Services is a large and advanced department, which delivers a diverse range of services to a large population within West Hertfordshire. The large list of consultants, who work within a wide range of sub-specialties, allows a comprehensive list of services to be provided to some of the most vulnerable patients within our community; from premature or sick babies to children with life threatening conditions.

Types of care provided includes: acute admissions for sick or injured children and adolescents, recovery following emergency surgery, recovery following planned surgery or planned care requiring an overnight stay.

Location: Watford General Hospital 

Child Psychiatry 

Location: Herts CAMHS Crisis Assessment & Treatment Team (CATT) & Forest House Adolescent Unit (FHAU), Radlet 



  • Colne House, Watford
  • St Pauls, Hemel Hempstead
  • Albany Lodge, St Albans 

Innovative post – Community Gynaecology/GP

Location: Park End Surgery, Watford 

Innovative post – Community Paeds/GP 

Location: Garston Medical Centre, Watford 

Innovative post – Community Psychiatry/GP 

Location: Cranbourne Centre, Borehamwood