Southend Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 140 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)

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)

113% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

87% 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. 1282 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

85%Patients recommend this hospital. 1047 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

76%staff recommend this hospital for care. 238 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

45%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 238 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

Thank you

Just want to say a big thank you to everyone one on Shopland ward during my brief stay... Everyone was very pleasant and hard working fr...

3 July 2015

Outstanding

I became unwell in February 2015 and was found to have a problem with my only kidney. Since then I have had many dealings with a number ...

24 June 2015

Always late

Waited over an hour for my appointment and the receptionist said that there always on time! Very annoyed if I wanted to spend all my time...

24 June 2015

good surgeon but not so good people skills

Was referred for hand problems but sent to plastic surgery department not the orthopaedic department. I saw the consultant who, whilst g...

15 June 2015

emergency admission for suspected AF

My wife was advised to call an ambulance this morning after feeling very unwell and from the very rapid arrival of the ambulance to her ...

14 June 2015

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Last updated on 28 July 2010.

Information supplied by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust