Your health in Dacorum

There are now more ways than ever to get information on leading a healthy lifestyle or advice and treatment for medical conditions. Using the right health service for you helps the NHS to allocate its resources correctly.

Feeling unwell? Find the right NHS service for you

  • For 24-hour health advice, ring 111 or visit www.nhs.uk.
  • From 8am to 8pm, every day of the week, you can see a GP at West Herts Medical Centre.
  • Urgent care centre at Hemel Hempstead Hospital - open between 8am and 10pm every day. For those conditions that need to be treated urgently but are not life-threatening or very serious - for example, sprains, strains, fractures, wounds, burns, scalds, minor head injuries, bites, stings, cuts and grazes.

Leading a healthy lifestyle

Pharmacies

Local views

Changes to hospital services in Hemel Hempstead have been strongly opposed by the Dacorum Hospital Action Group. The group was formed in 1975 and has campaigned to keep vital hospital services in Hemel Hempstead.

Warning signIndustrial action is being taken by members of Unite The Union and Unison. This may affect council services over the coming weeks. Currently, bin collections are back on schedule. However, we expect them to be affected again after the bank holiday on Monday 7 May. Please refer to our website nearer the time for updates. ×