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 159 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)

109% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

90% 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. 1251 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

87%Patients recommend this hospital. 680 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. 5223 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

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

Well Done Southend Hospital

I recently developed an infection following Chemotherapy . I was instructed to go to A & E at Southend where I was given immediate atten...

18 April 2016

Very impressed

I had to attend A&E this Saturday. I'd like to say how impressed and satisfied I was with the swift and exceptional treatment I received...

17 April 2016

Zoe

My partner was seen in A&E today as he was unwell. I can not thank the team enough. The staff nurse was lovely really made my partner smi...

13 April 2016

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Last updated on 28 July 2010.

Information supplied by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust