141a Leavesden Road
Watford WD24 5DG

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From January 2019 we are making Changes to appointments 

Please ring 01923 225128 first thing in the morning if an appointment is needed

• GP appointments at Callowland may ONLY be booked 24 HRS IN ADVANCE or ON THE DAY. 

• GP telephone appointments are available if you do not require a face to face consultation. 

• Nurses’ appointments remain unchanged. 

These changes are in response to managing patient demand more effectively. 

GP appointments are available 7 days a week in Watford and Three Rivers. You may be offered an appointment at a practice in either Watford or Three Rivers. On-line Appointments 

• BOOK or CANCEL appointments and request prescriptions on-line. 

• Register for this service via reception. 

• The use of the service is only permitted to anyone over the age of 16

We encourage patients to consult with the same doctor whenever possible to ensure continuity of care. However, when your doctor is away you can be seen by another doctor within the Practice.

As part of a group of GP Practices working together as a GP Federation, Callowland Surgery provides access to weekday evening and weekend appointments in the Watford Extended Access (WEA) service, which is managed by Direct Local Health Ltd. 

Our patients can now make an appointment to see a GP on weekday evenings, Saturdays, 9am-1pm and 3pm-7pm, and Sundays, 9am-1pm; to see a Nurse on Saturdays, 9am-1pm and to have blood tests with a Phlebotomist on Saturdays and Sundays.

Please ask the receptionist for further details on how to book an appointment. 

During these appointments your health record may be accessed and viewed by clinical staff other than your GP or a GP at your practice. 

Please be assured that your confidentially will be maintained; for the service's full Privacy Statement please see 'Patient Information' at www.dlhealth.co.uk.

How to make an appointment

You can make an appointment by calling the surgery on 01923 225128 during the following times:

Monday - Friday 8.00 am - 6.30 pm

You can also manage your appointments online.
Find out about booking and cancelling your appointments online.

Finally, we are now offering an automated telephone service for booking of appointments that is available when the Surgery is closed.

Appointment Options

The Callowland Surgery offers the following types of appointments:

1. Telephone consultations usually available within 24 hours

2. Routine appointments available to book in advance

3. Urgent appointments on the day.

For urgent matters when the surgery is closed phone 111.

A&E is for absolute emergencies and accidents only.

Pre-bookable GP appointments are now available 7 days a week in Watford & Three Rivers

Watford GPs are now working together to provide pre-bookable GP and blood test appointments at the weekend through an organisation called Watford Care Alliance.

These appointments may be at another surgery with a GP other than your own.

In these appointments your health record may be accessed and viewed by the clinical staff other than your registered GP or a GP at your practice.

Extended Hours

We offer extended opening hours on the following days:

Day Time
Monday open until 7.30pm
Tuesday open from 7am
Thursdayopen from 7am

This service is only available for pre-booked appointments and is predominantly for patients who find it difficult to attend the surgery during normal opening hours.

Out of Surgery Hours

Call NHS 111 out of normal surgery hours.

NHS 111 is a service to make it easier for you to access local NHS healthcare services in England. You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. NHS 111 is a fast and easy way to get the right help, whatever the time.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.

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