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 111 or visit

From 8am to 8pm you can see a GP at: West Herts Medical Centre    

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 grazes.

Need help to stop smoking?

Change4Life: Change4Life helps families eat well, move more and live longer.

NHS Choices:

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 health.


For more information on local pharmacy services visit what to expect from your pharmacist on the NHS website.

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 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.