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 123 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 national standards

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

97% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

115% 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)

94% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

113% 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

0.75% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

7.36% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

76 from 575 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the score, the better reported patient experience
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Friends and Family Test score: A&E

41 from 640 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher thye score, the better reported patient experience

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Excellent care.

I was treated in Eastwood ward every single person I met during my stay was caring courteous and respectful. However I must give a speci...

22 July 2014

Very good, bar some little things

It was very obvious that the hospitals business affected the efficiency of how things were run and it took a big toll on how quickly you ...

13 July 2014

A andE

My two grandchildren were both seen in A and E on July 8th and the consultant was brilliant .an amazing lady with the children her whole ...

8 July 2014

A&E visit

I was seen quickly, assessed thoroughly and reassured throughout my visit. Communication about wait times and what to expect next was ver...

5 July 2014

Visit to the Day assessment Unit at Southend Hospital.

Today my 94 year old nan went for an assessment in this unit, every single member of the staff was welcoming and helpful towards her an...

3 July 2014

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Last updated on 28 July 2010.

Information supplied by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust