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 150 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 inspection ratings

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

91% 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)

108% 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)

107% 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. 1469 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

87%Patients recommend this hospital. 870 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

82%staff recommend this hospital for care. 192 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

52%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 192 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 5056 responses.

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

Latest reviews of this hospital

HoLAP Operation

In June, I had a HoLAP operation and I can't fault the care I received before, during and after my op. I would like to thank the consul...

4 September 2015

Fantastic physios

Straight after a ridiculous trampoline accident, where I felt a 'pop' in my knee, i went to a walk-in centre in Teddington, London. I was...

28 August 2015

Great experience

Admitted overnight to Shopland ward after a day stay op via elective admissions. Hadn't expected to stay overnight but every member of st...

26 August 2015

Repair of Wrist Fracture on Castlepoint Ward

I was treated very well by all staff whilst having surgery on a wrist fracture. The staff were also extremely attentive and supportive w...

23 August 2015

My daughter's visit to Neptune Ward

My daughter was admitted to the Neptune Ward after an asthma attack. This has been her third visit over the past year. I cannot praise th...

21 August 2015

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Last updated on 28 July 2010.

Information supplied by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust