Southend Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 177 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. 1203 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 669 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

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 4235 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Chalkwell Ward

My sister came in to A and E on Mon 13th March and was then transferred to Chalkwell ward who did several tests before diagnosing a large...

20 March 2017

No complaints from us

My husband collapsed in the early hours a few weeks ago - I was totally reassured by 999 and held on the line until a paramedic arrived -...

20 March 2017

endocrinology

The endocrinology department is nothing but a shambles. They forget about patients and patients have to chase for follow ups a year later...

15 March 2017

Bladder cancer

I went to the doctors January 2016 after having a bleed. Dr Bull was fantastic, tests were done after a week she was not happy with resul...

10 March 2017

support with psychological effects of the condition

I have a condition which is fairly well managed now (Thanks to the physical care given) called lichens sclerosis, in addition I have a pr...

9 March 2017

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Last updated on 10 January 2017.

Information supplied by Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust