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 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)

96% 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)

105% 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)

96% 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)

114% 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

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 537 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

87%Patients recommend this hospital. 626 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%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

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Want to thank the staff at Neptune for looking after my 15 week old son for an overnight stay, he is on his way to a quick recovery due t...

26 March 2015

great staff

went to minor ops to have treatment injection the staff were first class no waiting very clean department and explained everything to me ...

23 March 2015

Cataract surgery

I recently attended the Eye Clinic for cataract removal. Although this is a very busy department all members of staff were friendly and p...

11 March 2015

Total knee replacement surgery

As a 74 year old male I have today come home after my second full knee replacement, the first being carried out in October 2013 and all I...

4 March 2015

Rude staff

I believe that a hospital A&E receptionist should welcome patients with sincerity as this is the place we call upon when we are in need. ...

28 February 2015

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Last updated on 28 July 2010.

Information supplied by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust