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Accident and Emergency

The Accident and Emergency Department (A & E) at The County hospital operates 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.

How to Find Us

Find out how to find us.

Parking

If you're bringing a friend or relative to the A & E department there is a short stay pay and display car park with limited spaces at the front of A & E.

What to expect on arrival

  • When you arrive at the Accident & Emergency Department, at The County Hospital in Hereford, as a patient, after registration, you will be assessed by a nurse who will determine the nature of your illness or injury and how urgent it is for you to be seen. Read more about what to expect on arrival.

Waiting times


If you have a minor injury or illness

If you have a minor illness or injury click on the link below to access information and contact details for: self care; local pharmacies; GP surgeries up until 8pm and out of hours; walk in centre Hereford; emergency dental treatment; minor injury units at Kington and Ledbury; and when to call NHS 111. 

Find out about alternative NHS services.

Clinical assessment unit

  • Our Clinical assessment unit works alongside the A&E department allowing specialist hospital staff to rapidly assess and diagnose patients whose condition can be treated without the need for an overnight stay in hospital. 
  • It operates seven days a week.
  • Patients are referred to the unit by A&E staff or their GP for conditions such as chest problems, abdominal pain, and seizures.

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Contact Details

To contact us call 
01432 372914

If you have a minor injury or illness

If you have a minor injury or illness, Find alternative NHS services available.

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