Southend Hospital

01702 435555 Prittlewell Chase , Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0RY
http://www.southend.nhs.uk

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 152 ratings for this hospital

Overview

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Southend University Hospital provides healthcare for around 330,000 people through a comprehensive range of acute services found at the main Prittlewell Chase site and at outlying satellite clinics across the region.

Our hospital is the South Essex surgical centre for uro-oncology and gynae-oncology surgery and is a centre of excellence for the care of stroke. We provide a comprehensive range of acute services including: acute medical and surgical specialities: general medicine; general surgery; orthopaedics; ear, nose and throat; ophthalmology; cancer treatment; renal dialysis; obstetrics & gynaecology, and children's services.

Contact details, map and directions

Southend Hospital

Tel: 01702 435555   Fax: 01702 385856

Address: Prittlewell Chase, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0RY

Website: http://www.southend.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Southend Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

90% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

115% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

92% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

119% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.57% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

3.59% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 1769 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

83%Patients recommend this hospital. 786 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

7272% staff recommend this hospital for care. 323 responses. 4174 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

5252% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 323 responses. 4174 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 5121 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Absolutely appalling

Doctors that don't read patients' notes and give contraindicated medication, consultants that are aggressive and rude and make their pati...

27 July 2016

Discharge again

I am warning all of you that you should not trust the discharge team. My husband was discharged today and taken to care home there was su...

26 July 2016

I am a type 1 diabetic and during the end of my pregnancy, it was decided with..

I am a type 1 diabetic and during the end of my pregnancy, it was decided with my consultant that it would be beneficial for me to have a...

20 July 2016

Nervous-no need!

I was very apprehensive about having a cystoscopy but I had no need to worry.From the moment of my arrival I was made to feel at ease.Eve...

16 July 2016

A&E

I'd like to thank the staff in A & E this morning, who looked after my mum when she broke her wrist! Everyone did a great job especially ...

10 July 2016

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Last updated on 28 July 2010.

Information supplied by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust