Southend Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 159 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)

92% 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)

119% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

94% 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)

118% 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

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 1813 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

87%Patients recommend this hospital. 769 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

7272% staff recommend this hospital for care. 323 responses. 4174 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

5252% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 323 responses. 4174 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 5170 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Disgusting , elderly patient ignored an left to soil himself

I attended A&E Southend on Friday 4 March 2016. After suffering an accident at the gym I waited 2 hours for an ambulance and a further ...

21 September 2016

Rubbish service that makes a patients life hell!

All hospitals send copies of clinicians reports to the patients as standard, but not this hospital, you have to grovel on bended knee to ...

14 September 2016

Cardiology consultant appointment

Totally unhappy with my appointment today, not only do I suffer with anxiety I had a 4 year old & 11 month old with me & was left...

12 September 2016

Rude receptionists

Taking my elderly mum to have monthly chemo injections is traumatic enough without having to deal with rude receptionists. We all know th...

9 September 2016

In general great but Windsor ward was terrible.

My Dad has been in and out of SH regularly since January. On the whole wards are great..especially Estuary who have fantastic staff. At t...

8 September 2016

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Last updated on 28 July 2010.

Information supplied by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust