"Drugs are not always necessary. Belief in recovery always is."

Norman Cousins

The Elms Surgery

The Elms Surgery is Care Quality Commission of UK (CQC) Approved.

Our aim is to provide an efficient, responsive and a traditionally family centered approach to our patients and have been doing so since our surgery was founded in 1873.

We welcome new patients.

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The Elms Surgery is also a part of  Watford Extended Access (WEA).

We promote easy access through our online services.

Click on the link given below once you have gained login details from the surgery:


Opening Hours

The surgery is open 8 am to 6.30 pm Monday to Friday and opens late on a most of Tuesday until 8.00 pm, or it may change, if required / if there are unforeseen circumstances.

As a part of  Watford Extended Access, we are now able to offer some evening and weekend appointments. Please book there through reception.

The doctors’ consultation timings are different than the surgery opening timings.

We offer many online services.

You are able to book appointments, change address details and request repeat prescriptions using our new online service.

Please contact the surgery to apply for a user name and password.

Monday 8.00 am – 6.30 pm
Tuesday 8.00 am – 8.00 pm
Wednesday 8.00 am – 6.30 pm
Thursday 8.00 am – 6.30 pm
Friday 8.00 am – 6.30 pm


Contact Us

The Elms Surgery
36 The Avenue Watford Hertfordshire
WD17 4NT

Tel: 01923 224203
Fax: 01923 247341

Please dial 111 for out of hours when the surgery is closed and if you feel your condition is not an emergency.