Southend Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 153 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

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

86% 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)

114% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

89% 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)

112% 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. 1400 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

85%Patients recommend this hospital. 767 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

78%staff recommend this hospital for care. 135 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

49%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 135 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 5184 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Mortons Neuroma

Suffered with pain in foot, was told it was a mortons neuroma. Agreed to surgery as they said it would feels better after 3-4 months. It ...

16 May 2016

Impressive management

Visited A&E Monday 09.05.16 with what I thought was a badly strained left ankle. Reception was professional and welcoming. After init...

11 May 2016

Thank you for Great service

We arrived in A&E last night at 11.30 as my son was having difficulty breathing. We were triaged very promptly and then taken in soon aft...

3 May 2016

Parking fine

I arrived at a and e with my father in law and parked right outside the department. After registering my father in law and getting change...

29 April 2016

Waiting

Having a glucose test my appointment was almost an hour late, then I had to wait a further 2 hrs for another blood test 2 and half hrs la...

25 April 2016

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Last updated on 28 July 2010.

Information supplied by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust