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Ward list

Visiting times are open for most wards in the hospital at the discretion of the ward manager, but ward doors are locked between 21.00 and 07.00.

Protected meal times

Many wards operate a no visiting policy during meal times.  Meals and drinks are usually served around these times:

Breakfast* 07.30 - 08.30

Morning coffee/tea 10.00 - 10.30

Lunch* 12.00 - 13.00

Afternoon tea 15.00 - 15.15

Supper* 17.00 - 18.00

Late evening drink 20.30 - 21.30

*all meals are served with a choice of drink

These times may vary slightly, please check individual times with the ward staff.

 

Emergency Department (ED) / A&E

Location: Gd Emergency Department |  Type of ward: Emergency medical  
Ward manager: Sr Kerry Joseph |  Ext: 5469 / 6849 | Direct dial: 01702 385469

Balmoral

Location: 1 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Surgical/wound management unit  
Ward manager: Sr Lynda Holden |  Ext: 6050 / 5485 |   Direct dial: 01702 385485

Bedwell acute medical service (BAMS)

Location: Gd Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Acute medical 
Ward manager: Sr Nicole Brasier |  Ext: 6819 / 6186 | Direct Dial: N/A

Benfleet

Location: Gd Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Acute stroke unit 
Ward manager: Sr Kerry Stone |  Ext: 5471 / 6055 |   Direct dial: 01702 385471

Blenheim

Location: 3 Tower Block  |  Type of ward: Renal & general medicine
Ward manager: Sr Tanya Woolard |  Ext: 6822 / 6823 |   Direct dial: 01702 385022

Cardiac & Medical Day Stay

Location: Gd Prittlewell Building |  Type of ward: Cardiac & medical day stay
Ward manager: Sr Katie Schirn / Sr Emma Mathews |  Ext: 6424 |   Direct dial: 01702 385525

Castlepoint

Location: 8 Tower Block |  Type of ward: MSK
Ward manager: Sr Julie Edwards |  Ext: 5038 |   Direct dial: 01702 385038

Cardiac Care Unit (Sita Lumsden)

Location: 2 Tower Block |  Type of ward: Cardiac care
Ward manager: Sr Anisha Emmi |  Ext: 5026 |   Direct dial: 01702 385026

Central Delivery Suite

Location: 2 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Maternity
Ward manager: Sr Jackie Gannon / Sr Sarah Hume |  Ext: 6487 |   Direct dial: 01702 385163

Chalkwell (Surgical Assesment Unit)

Location: 1 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Surgical assessment unit
Ward manager: Sr Kelly Smith |  Ext: 5044   Direct dial: 01702 385044

Chemotherapy unit

Location: Carlingford unit  |  Type of ward: Outpatient chemotherapy
Ward manager: Sr Ann McCourt |  Ext: 6413 |   Direct dial: N/A

Community Midwifery Service

Location: 2 Carlingford Building |  Type of ward: Maternity
Ward manager: Sr Deborah Mckenna / Sr Gill Dawson |  Ext: 5487 |    Direct dial: 01702 385487

Critical Care

Location: 1 Prittlewell Building |  Type of ward: Critical care
Ward manager: CNM Karen Kinnear |  Ext: 5049 / 5526 |   Direct dial: 01702 385049 / 385526

Day Surgery Unit

Location: Gd Hillborough Building |  Type of ward: Surgical specialties
Ward manager: Sr Catherine Hayes |  Ext: 5053 |   Direct dial: 01702 385053

Discharge Lounge

Location: Gd Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Discharge  
Ward manager: Sr Louisa Brown |  Ext: 6151 |   Direct dial: N/A

Dowsett elective Admissions Lounge

Location: Gd Prittlewell Building |  Type of ward: Surgical  
Ward manager: Sr Mandy Overton |  Ext: 5126 |   Direct dial: 01702 385126

Eastwood

Location: 2 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Gynaecology
Ward manager: Sr Cheryl Guinea / Sr Jane Ansell |  Ext: 6221 |   Direct dial: 01702 385077

Eleanor Hobbs

Location: 5 Tower Block |  Type of ward: Gastroenterology, diabetes and endocrine,  general medical
Ward manager: Sr Penny Peniston |  Ext: 6786/6787 |   Direct dial: 01702 385384

Elizabeth Loury

Location: Gd Prittlewell Building |  Type of ward: Oncology / haematology
Ward manager: C/N Christopher Jones |  Ext: 6255 |   Direct dial: 01702 385095

Endoscopy Unit

Location: Mz Tower Block |  Type of ward: Endoscopy
Ward manager: CSM Julie Williams / CSM Vera Gummer |  Ext: 5096 |   Direct dial: 01702 385425

Estuary - older people's acute service (OPAS)

Location: Gd Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Medical (OPAS)
Ward manager: Sr Gifty Okai|  Ext: 5472 |   Direct dial: 01702 385472

Eye ward

Location: Yellow zone, rear of hospital |  Type of ward: Ophthalmology
Ward manager: Sr Arlene James |  Ext: 6524 |   Direct dial: N/A

Fetal medicine unit

Location: 2 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Maternity
Ward manager: Sr Anne-Marie Cheeseborough |  Ext: 6132 |   Direct dial: 01702 385693

Gordon Hopkins

Location: 2 Tower Block |  Type of ward: Cardiology
Ward manager: Sr Anisha Emmi |  Ext: 5026 |   Direct dial: 01702 385026

Hockley

Location: 1 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Surgical
Ward manager: Sr Rona Wood / Sr Kylie Brown |  Ext: 5123 |   Direct dial: 01702 385123

J Alfred Lee

Location: 1 Prittlewell Building |  Type of ward: Post-operative
Ward manager: Sr Josie Parsons (acting) |  Ext: 6358 |   Direct dial: N/A

Kitty Hubbard

Location: 1 Prittlewell Wing |  Type of ward: Oncology, haematology & palliative care
Ward manager: Sr Andrea Turner |  Ext: 5315 / 6239 |   Direct dial: 01702 385315

Margaret Broom 1

Location: 2 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Maternity
Ward manager: Sr Anne-Marie Cheeseborough |  Ext: 5301 |   Direct dial: 01702 385301

Margaret Broom 2

Location: 2 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Maternity
Ward manager: Sr Anne-Marie Cheeseborough |  Ext: 5130 |   Direct dial: 01702 385130

Neonatal Unit

Location: 2 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Neonatal intensive care
Ward manager: Sr Elaine McInally |  Ext: 5186 |    Direct dial: 01702 385186

Neptune ward

Location: 1 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Paediatric
Ward manager: Sr Claire Scott |  Ext: 5180 |   Direct dial: 01702 385180

New Beginnings Birth Unit

Location: 2 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Maternity
Ward manager: Sr Deborah Edwards |  Ext: 5260 |   Direct dial: 01702 385260

Paglesham

Location: Gd Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Neuro rehabilitation unit
Ward manager: Sr Kim Oddy |  Ext: 6843 |   Direct dial: 01702 385187

Paediatric Assessment Unit (PAU)

Location: 1 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Paediatric
Ward manager: Sophie Dudley |  Ext: 6949 |   Direct dial: 01702 386949

Princess Anne

Location: 9 Tower Block |  Type of ward: DME, rheumatology & general medical
Ward manager: Sr Helen Cullen |  Ext: 5370 |   DDI: 01702 385370

Renal Unit

Location: Renal unit, rear of hospital |  Type of ward: Renal
Ward manager: Sr Liz McNally / Sr Maggie Farrell |  Ext: 5143 |   Direct dial: 01702 385143

Rochford

Location: Gd Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Respiratory / ARCU
Ward manager: Sr Lisa Cubitt / Sr Anne Groome |  Ext: 5474 / 5475 |   Direct dial: 01702 385474

Shopland

Location: 7 Tower Block |  Type of ward: Orthopaedic
Ward manager: Sr Elaine Barrett |  Ext: 6771 |   Direct dial: 01702 385375

Southbourne

Location: 4 Tower Block |  Type of ward: Urology
Ward manager: C/N Kumar Nair / Sr Susan Salmon |  Ext: 5078 |    Direct dial: 01702 385078

Stambridge

Location: 1 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Surgical & surgical high dependency
Ward manager: Sr Julie Londesborough | Ext: 5477 | Direct dial: 01702 385477

Westcliff

Location: Gd Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Respiratory medicine
Ward manager: Sr Lisa Cubitt / Sr Anne Groome |  Ext: 5274 / 6785 |   Direct dial: 01702 385274

Windsor

Location: 6 Tower Block |  Type of ward: DME
Ward manager: John Radley | Ext: 6664 | Direct dial: N/A