Useful Telephone Numbers
111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you.
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
QE II Hospital (Welwyn Garden City) NO A&E
01707 328 111
QEII Urgent Care Centre
The Urgent Care Centre is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year, to treat adults and children of all ages with minor injuries or minor illnesses. No appointment is necessary. It is on the ground floor by the yellow stairs.
Princess Alexandra Hospital (Harlow)
01279 444 455
Minor Injuries Unit (Cheshunt)
Cheshunt Community Hospital, King Arther Court, Cheshunt, Herts. EN8 8XN
Cheshunt Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) can treat cuts, sprains, minor fractures and other urgent, but not life-threatening injuries. You don’t need an appointment to be seen.
We offer a nurse-led service that is open from 8am to 8pm every day, including weekends and bank holidays.
Our experienced nurse practitioners can treat a range of minor injuries from bites and stings to cuts and grazes.
The MIU does not treat minor illnesses or children under one year of age.
01707 390 855
0845 46 47
01992 586 969
Dial a ride – used to be Broxbourne Community Transport
01992 628 172 – 37p per mile
This is a subsidised service which covers all the local hospitals in the area.
Examples of costs:
Return trip to Princess Alexandra hospital £12.80
Return trip to QE2 hospital in Welwyn £ 17.00
Return trip to Chase Farm hospital £10.60
Other hospitals and clinics covered, Please call for more information.