Southend Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 177 ratings for this hospital

Overview

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.

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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)

96% 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)

116% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

97% 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)

117% 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

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 1203 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 669 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

81%staff recommend this hospital for care. 129 responses. 4240 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

68%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 129 responses. 4240 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 4235 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Induced labour leading to an emergency c-section

Southend Hospital and its fantastic staff gave myself and my husband a really positive experience of birth for our first child. After...

7 February 2017

A&E chest pain & spasms

Thank you so, so much for the care I received on Friday 3rd Feb! Everything happened so fast after I started process calling 111 with unu...

6 February 2017

Fantastic service

Fantastic service all round but a special mention has to go to one particular team member from the EPU/Gynaecology ward. Today is the sec...

3 February 2017

Miracle workers

I was admitted Sunday 29th of January and discharged 31st after a TIA,the staff are miracle workers and nothing was too much trouble,my e...

31 January 2017

Very plesent experience

Very plesent experience friendly and welcoming efficient staff. So much better than the Hospital I work in myself would love to transfer ...

31 January 2017

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Last updated on 10 January 2017.

Information supplied by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust