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02 August 2018

Earlier this year Southend Hospital expanded its critical care facility to provide a high-dependency unit (HDU) for patients, increasing its ability to help more patients who need extra care.

Known as Kitty Hubbard HDU, it strengthens the service the hospital provides for patients who have had major surgery or who no longer need intensive care but still require specialist monitoring and require a higher level of organ support, improving the quality, safety and experience of care for both patients and their loved ones.

Here's a short video about this brand new state-of-the-art £1 million facility.