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 129 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)

92% 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)

114% 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)

96% 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)

116% 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 652 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

49 from 560 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the 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

Mobile they're unit

Had a procedure in the mobile theatre unit. The staff there are a credit to their profession. The nurses and team are brilliant to a pers...

2 September 2014

Eastwood Ward

During a recent stay on Eastwood ward after an operation, I received superb care from all the staff involved. Nothing was too much troub...

1 September 2014

Foot Surgery

I recently had my first appointment with my surgeon back in march for surgery on my foot, i was told i would also ned to see a plastic su...

26 August 2014

What a department

I cannot praise this part of the hospital highly enough. We have been up to Neptune ward three times within the past 2 months since the b...

23 August 2014

Lack of appointments at Ophthamology dept

It appears that there is something decidedly fishy going on with appointments to the ophthamology department! Both myself and my son have...

18 August 2014

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Last updated on 28 July 2010.

Information supplied by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust