Southend Hospital

01702 435555 Prittlewell Chase , Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0RY
http://www.southend.nhs.uk

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 168 ratings for this hospital

Overview

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

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

96% 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)

116% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

97% 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)

117% 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. 1564 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 701 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

81%staff recommend this hospital for care. 129 responses. 4240 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

68%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 129 responses. 4240 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 5238 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Paitent confidentially? pfft

Went to a and e last year with severe pains down below, had to see gyno doctor and had a scan, I was with my partner at this time, and I ...

18 January 2017

Outstanding service

Having sustained puncture wounds from a stray cat,I sought advice from 111 service re tetanus protection.Knowing how stretched the A&...

14 January 2017

Improvement needed all round

Unfortunately my father was admitted to Southend in December 2016. The A&E dept treat you like you are insignificant. I know all p...

10 January 2017

Flexi cystoscopy

I went to Southend hospital this morning for a flexi cystoscopy as as you can expect I was extremely nervous. The staff from the receptio...

19 December 2016

Dissatisfied with the service

The service my Wife received was total unsatisfactory .On arriving they took her blood pressure which was very high they check it three t...

8 December 2016

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Last updated on 10 January 2017.

Information supplied by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust