Southend Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 137 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.

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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

This hospital is managed by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

89% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

112% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

88% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

126% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% 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. 688 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

86%Patients recommend this hospital. 925 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

63%staff recommend this hospital for care. 131 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

31%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 131 responses

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Sedated MRI scan for my 4 month old baby

I visited the Neptune ward yesterday with my 4 month old baby for an MRI scan to be conducted on him under sedation as you can imagine I ...

21 May 2015

Organised chaos

I attended the walk in clinic for a blood test after being refereed by my doctor and no appointments until later in the week. I fully exp...

19 May 2015

Shambles

Cleanliness- we were in two areas of the hospital both feel below standard. A and e waiting area had building work and had constant noi...

16 May 2015

Amazing sexual health clinic

Went to the sexual health clinic for the first time and I was so nervous but the whole experience was so chilled out! Lovely nurses and a...

13 May 2015

No response for appointment fall out of guide guide lines

After a scan with doctors a kidney stone enlarged prostrate and anoyrism was referred by doctor for an appointment with urology 3 weeks l...

11 May 2015

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Last updated on 28 July 2010.

Information supplied by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust