The Callowland Surgery
141a Leavesden Road
Watford WD24 5DG

Useful Telephone Numbers & External Links

Self-Treatment

For self-treatment of common illness and accidents visit the following NHS Direct links:

  • ACCIDENTS can be treated in the accident and emergency department of Watford General Hopital if they have occurred within the past 48 hours.
  • BACKPAIN For more information see NHS Backpain.
  • BITES For more information see NHS Bites and Stings.
  • SCALDS For more information see NHS Burns and Scalds.
  • COUGHS, COLDS AND FLU For more information see NHS Flu and Colds.
  • DIARRHOEA For more information see NHS Diarrhoea.
  • FEVERS IN CHILDREN For more information see NHS Fever In Children
  • INFECTIONS WITH A RASH - INCLUDE:
    1) Chickenpox, where itchy red spots appear which develop into weeping blisters. For more information see NHS Chickenpox.
    2)German measles (rubella), where small pink patches appear, which are not itchy. For more information see NHS German Measles.
    3) Measles where a blotchy red rash appears often after about three days of feeling unwell. For more information see NHS Measles.
  • NOSEBLEEDS For more information see NHS Nosebleeds
  • OTHER TREATMENTS: Treatments for head lice, scabies, worms etc are available from the chemist without prescription.