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 156 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

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

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

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

94% 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)

118% 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. 1813 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

87%Patients recommend this hospital. 769 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. 5170 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Thank you discharge department!

The team helped my elderly neighbour return safely back home after a crisis. The care he has at home now means that there is less stress ...

23 August 2016

cardiology patient

outstanding care by my doctor and their team, listened to me and I feel I am being looked after well

23 August 2016

First class care

I had an emergency admission to Southend with an infected gallbladder and serious infection. The ambulance arrived quickly and the care ...

22 August 2016

Excellent

I was referred by my physio following a severe fracture which led to CRPS. My appointment came through within a couple of weeks. Can't f...

21 August 2016

Amazed at first class care for broken wrist

I broke my wrist whilst on holiday in America and needed to get into the system when I arrived home. I was told to report to A and E with...

12 August 2016

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Last updated on 28 July 2010.

Information supplied by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust