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Southend Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 171 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

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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% of registered nurse day 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 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)

93% 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)

114% 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

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 1557 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

86%Patients recommend this hospital. 842 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. 4635 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

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

Orthopaedics/Day Surgery Unit

I was a patient at the Day Surgery Unit yesterday 6-12-16 and had a minor operation on my thumb under local anaesthetic. I would like to ...

7 December 2016

My recent operation.

I would just like to take this opportunity to thank all the staff at Southend hospital for the care they showed me during my recent stay ...

7 December 2016

A let down

I am really disappointed, I was diagnosed with epilepsy in early October, my follow up appointment isn't until April (which I can deal wi...

2 December 2016

Thank for care of my mother

My mother in law was admitted with heart problems on 20 Nov and despite very busy AE and having complex medical history very efficient an...

23 November 2016

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Last updated on 28 July 2010.

Information supplied by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust