Facts & figures
The Trust provides acute services from our main Prittlewell Chase site and at outlying satellite clinics across the region.
We maintain nearly 700 inpatient beds, serving a local
population of 338,800 as well as anyone who chooses us for
We have 4,419 staff comprising 183 consultants, 333
other doctors, 1,269 nurses, and 2,634 support staff.
We provide a comprehensive range of acute services including
acute medical and surgical specialties, general medicine, general
surgery, orthopaedics, ear, nose and throat, ophthalmology, cancer
treatments, renal dialysis, obstetrics and gynaecology and
Southend University Hospital is the south Essex surgical centre
for uro-oncology and gynae-oncology surgery and is considered to be
a centre of excellence for the care of stroke. Also offered are
breast screening, ophthalmology and orthodontic services to the
wider south Essex population.
We admitted 97,921 inpatients, including:
10,222 elective inpatient
44,208 day case admissions
43,491 emergency admissions
We had 539,269 outpatient
We had 92,532 attendances in our
accident & emergency department.