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 156 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

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)

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)

95% 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)

110% 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. 1177 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. 5070 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

waiting times!

Firstly I must say the care given by the staff and consultant is excellent. However the waiting times are crazy. On average we have wait ...

4 February 2016

Quick and efficient

I have just got back from Southend Hospital and I am very impressed. I was in and out of A and E in just over an hour after breaking my f...

25 January 2016

changed for the worst

I use to always praise Southend hospital. The last 3 years it has changed for the worst. The rheumatology dept which i am under is unders...

25 January 2016

Urology urgent visit

I have had Prostate Cancer radiotherapy treatment in 2015 at Southend Hospital and have been extremely well looked after by all staff wit...

24 January 2016

Visit to A&E

I went to A&E at 4.20.am Thursday 14 January at 04.44 with chronic sciatica/bursitis. The receptionist was very kind and offered me a whe...

16 January 2016

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Last updated on 28 July 2010.

Information supplied by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust