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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 143 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

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)

91% 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)

107% 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)

116% 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. 1344 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

87%Patients recommend this hospital. 822 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

used a small mobilaty scooter before surgery .

I had a full knee replacement with slight complications, my consultant did it and four weeks on l have a110 bend and healed so well l am ...

26 July 2015

Urology departments. and scans us/ct.

Best team of nurses , Doctors you could wish for.Urology nurse specialist.1st class. The consultant must be very proud of their team. ...

16 July 2015

Emergency Care

In 2014 I was admitted to hospital with septicaemia. I t took several operations to discover the source and I was in ITU for a week and ...

15 July 2015

Couldn't have been better looked after.

I would like to say a big thank you to all the staff who looked after me so well on the 10th of July on the day surgery unit. Nothing was...

11 July 2015

Lack of respect and proper diagnosis

The worst case of utter disrespect, dignity and basic medical care ever had the misfortune of experiencing. Talk about ageist! Discharg...

6 July 2015

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Last updated on 28 July 2010.

Information supplied by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust