Southend Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 182 ratings for this hospital

Overview

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

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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% 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

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

116% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

97% 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. 1203 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 669 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

81%staff recommend this hospital for care. 129 responses. 4240 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

68%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 129 responses. 4240 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 4235 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Tells me then asks me?

I attended the chest clinic and told by the doctor that he had read my records and my history, then proceeded to ask me what my history ...

19 April 2017

Spread infectionss whilst waiting!

Having battled a serious chest infection, the second in just nine weeks, I was advised to be admitted to this hospital for urgent treatme...

19 April 2017

Ultrasound appointment at Rhematology department

A letter was received from the department after attending an appointment for an ultrasound. Unfortunately the letter received did not ref...

15 April 2017

Hernia Repair Gone Wrong

I came in for a simple hernia repair on 4th march. I could see immediately after waking from surgery something was wrong. I was told this...

6 April 2017

Southend hospital shopland ward

I could not fault the care and the attention I had through my hip replacement but one night myself and two other patients were very alarm...

30 March 2017

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Last updated on 10 January 2017.

Information supplied by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust