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 153 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

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

89% 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)

89% 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)

122% 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. 1624 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

85%Patients recommend this hospital. 725 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. 5138 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Early Stage Breast Cancer

I was diagnosed December 2013 having 2 operations and radiotherapy from January to April 2014. Since then I have regular check ups mamm...

24 June 2016

Broken thumb

I would like to say how friendly and helpful the staff were at a&e and X-ray today. I felt that hurting my thumb was somewhat of a waste ...

19 June 2016

Anti-VEGF Clinic

I attended this morning, Saturday, for my third injection for wet AMD. The staff work at a very efficient speed whilst maintaining their ...

18 June 2016

Worse hour of my life....

I had a colonoscopy at Southend Hospital this week and it was the most painful, humiliating experience of my life. When i walked in to t...

18 June 2016

Poor care

My wife had to attend MB1 today for a blood test and liver scan after the staff were so concerned about high bile salt levels in her bloo...

18 June 2016

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Last updated on 28 July 2010.

Information supplied by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust