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 130 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 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
Ward level breakdown

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

100% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff 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

Friends and Family Test : Inpatient

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 742 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

86%Patients recommend this hospital. 515 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

74% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 439 responses. 4714 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

54% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 439 responses. 4714 staff work at this trust.

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

Latest reviews of this hospital

Care through the emergency treatment system

I have recently had 2 relatives treated at Southend hospital for emergency care. They were extremely well cared for once through the fron...

10 November 2014

Lack of cummunication

My first appointment was on 7/10/2014 a 10.15 I saw the nurse relatively quickly and had drops put in, After over 2 hours waiting and see...

3 November 2014

eye clinic first class

had an appointment the eye clinic today. the staff were so helpful put you at ease and felt like only person there they explained everyth...

27 October 2014

Wait And See.

I'm under the neurology department for Epilepsy and last year it was suggested that I may find it beneficial talking to a psychiatrist; m...

16 October 2014

Supportive staff and wonderful aftercare

I was treated for ovarian cancer over ten years ago and can't speak highly enough of the care I received from the surgeon, nursing staff ...

5 October 2014

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Last updated on 28 July 2010.

Information supplied by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust