The Practice is responsible for your primary care between the hours of 8.00am and 6.30pm Monday to Friday.

If you need medical assistance outside of these times please contact NHS111 by telephone 111.

The nearest Accident and Emergency Unit is based at Watford General Hospital

Please always consider whether it is something that really needs to be seen at A&E or whether it could simply wait until the morning to be assessed by us here at Parkwood Surgery

You should dial 999 immediately if you or someone else is seriously ill, for example if someone:

  • has had a major accident
  • has problems with breathing
  • has severe chest pains
  • is unconscious
  • has lost a lot of blood

Minor Injury Unit staff at the Urgent Care Centre in Hemel can:

  • stitch cuts
  • remove foreign bodies from ears, noses etc
  • remove splinters
  • dress minor wounds, cuts and grazes
  • apply plaster casts
  • provide screening and treatment for Chlamydia and treat
  • sprains and strains
  • minor broken bones
  • minor burns and scalds
  • minor head injuries
  • insect and animal bites
  • minor eye injuries
  • other minor injuries

They are open from 8am to 10pm.

Don’t forget there is lots of excellent advice online that might help.