Your Health in Dacorum
There are now more ways than
ever before to get information on how to lead a healthy life and
where to go for advice and treatment for medical conditions.
Using the right health
services is good for individuals and helps the NHS by making sure
resources are used in the right way.
Feeling unwell? Find the right
NHS service for you
For 24-hour health advice
ring NHS Direct on 0845 46 47 or visit www.nhs.uk
From 8am to 8pm you can see
a GP at: West Herts Medical
If your GP surgery is closed
use the out of hours service: 03000 33 33 33
Urgent care centre at Hemel
Hempstead Hospital - open 24 hours a day, every day. For
those conditions that need to be treated urgently but are not
life-threatening or very serious e.g. sprains, strains, fractures,
wounds, burns, scalds, minor head injuries, bites, stings, cuts and
help to stop smoking? www.smokefreehertfordshire.nhs.uk
helps families eat well, move more and live longer. www.nhs.uk/Change4life
NHS Choices is the outline 'front
door' to the NHS. It is the country's biggest website and gives us
all the information you need to make the right choices about your
For more information on local pharmacy
services visit what to expect from your pharmacist on the NHS website.
Changes to hospital services
in Hemel Hempstead have been strongly opposed by the Dacorum Hospital Action Group. The group was
formed in 1975 and over the past three decades has campaigned to
keep vital hospital services in Hemel Hempstead.
The Dacorum Patients Group are an active group
concerned with healthcare provision in the Dacorum area.