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Ward list

Visiting times for most wards are 14.30 - 16.30, then 18.00 - 20.00. For special arrangements outside of these hours please contact the ward manager.

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.

 

Accident & Emergency (A&E)

Location: Gd Emergency Department |  Type of ward: Emergency medical  
Ward manager: Sr Kerry Joseph/Sr Nicole Lillywhite |  Ext: 5469/6849 | DDI: 385469

Acute Medical Unit 

Location: Gd Emergency Department |  Type of ward: Acute medical  
Ward manager: Sr Nicole Brasier |  Ext: 6819 |   DDI: 385015

Acute Medical Unit 2 (formerly Dowsett)

Location: Gd floor Prittlewell Building |  Type of ward: Acute medical  
Ward manager: Sr Helen Holder |  Ext: 5295 / 6214 |   DDI: 385295

Balmoral

Location: 1 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Surgical /wound management unit  
Ward manager: Sr Viv Brailsford |  Ext: 6050 |   DDI: 385485

Bedwell

Location: Gd Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Oncology, haematology & palliative care 
Ward manager: Sr Andrea Turner |  Ext: 5315 |   DDI: 385315

Benfleet

Location: Gd Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Acute stroke unit 
Ward manager: Sr Emma Wilding |  Ext: 5471 / 6055 |   DDI: 385471

Blenheim

Location: Temporarily relocated to 2 Prittlewell Building, George Foster Taylor ward  |  Type of ward: Renal & general medicine
Ward manager: Sr Kelly Moore |  Ext: 6822 / 6823 |   DDI: 385022

Cardiac & Medical Day Stay

Location: Gd Hillborough Wing |  Type of ward: Cardiac & medical day stay
Ward manager: Sr Emma Matthews |  Ext: 6424 |   DDI: 385525

Castlepoint

Location: 8 Tower Block |  Type of ward: MSK
Ward manager: Sr Julie Edwards |  Ext: 6114 |   DDI: 385038

CCU (Sita Lumsden)

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

Central Delivery Suite

Location: 2 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Maternity
Ward manager: Sr Kely Burman |  Ext: 6487 |   DDI: 385163

Community Midwifery Service

Location: 2 Carlingford Building |  Type of ward: Maternity
Ward manager: Sr Elizabeth Nakhlah |  Ext: 6132 / 5487 |   DDI: 385487

Chalkwell (SAU)

Location: 1 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Surgical assessment unit
Ward manager: Sr Kylie Brown |  Ext: 5044  DDI: 385044

Critical Care (formerly ITU / HDU)

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

Day Assessment Unit (DAU)

Location: Gd Prittlewell Building |  Type of ward: Medical  
Ward manager: Sr Louisa Brown |  Ext: 6141 |   DDI: 385371

Day Surgery Unit

Location: Gd Hillborough Building |  Type of ward: Surgical specialties
Ward manager: Sr Cathy Hayes |  Ext: 5053 |   DDI: 385053

Eastwood

Location: 2 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Gynaecology
Ward manager: Sr Cheryl Guinea |  Ext: 6221 |   DDI: 385077

Edmund Stone

Location: 2 Prittlewell Building |  Type of ward: Urology
Ward manager: C/N Kumar Nair |  Ext: 5078 |   DDI: 385078

Eleanor Hobbs

Location: 5 Tower Block |  Type of ward: Gastroenterology, respiratory & general medicine
Ward manager: Sr Penny Peniston |  Ext: 6794/6787 |   DDI: 385384

Elizabeth Loury

Location: Gd Prittlewell Building |  Type of ward: Oncology / haematology
Ward manager: Sr Elizabeth Bradley |  Ext: 6255 |   DDI: 385095

Endoscopy Unit

Location: Mz Tower Block |  Type of ward: Endoscopy
Ward manager: CSM Julie Williams |  Ext: 5096 |   DDI: 385425

Estuary

Location: Gd Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: DME, rheumatology & general medicine
Ward manager: Sr Fiona Mowatt|  Ext: 6284 |   DDI: 385472

Eye Unit

Location: Eye unit, rear of hospital |  Type of ward: Ophthalmology
Ward manager: Sr Arlene James |  Ext: 6524 |   DDI: 508181

Fetal Assessment

Location: 2 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Maternity
Ward manager: Sr Alison Hughes |  Ext: 5129 |   DDI: 385129

Gordon Hopkins

Location: 2 Tower Block |  Type of ward: Cardiology
Ward manager: Sr Tania Woolard |  Ext: 5118 |   DDI: 385119

Hockley

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

J Alfred Lee

Location: 1 Prittlewell Building |  Type of ward: Post-operative
Ward manager: Sr Sherrie Tucker |  Ext: 6358 |   DDI: 435555 ext 6358

Kitty Hubbard

Location: 1 Prittlewell Building |  Type of ward: Surgical HDU, surgical
Ward manager: Sr Julie Londesborough |  Ext: 6345 / 5127 |   DDI: 385126

Margaret Broom 1

Location: 2 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Maternity
Ward manager: Sr Ruth Cozens (acting) |  Ext: 5301 |   DDI: 385301

Margaret Broom 2

Location: 2 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Maternity
Ward manager: Sr Ruth Cozens (acting) |  Ext: 5130 |   DDI: 385130

Neonatal Unit

Location: 2 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Neonatal intensive care
Ward manager: Sr Kerry Emerton (acting) |  Ext: 5186 |   DDI: 385186

Neptune

Location: 2 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Paediatric
Ward manager: Sr Sophie Dudley/Sr Claire Scott |  Ext: 5180 |   DDI: 385180

Paglesham

Location: Gd Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Neuro rehabilitation unit
Ward manager: Sr Emma Wilding |  Ext: 6843 |   DDI: 385187

Princess Anne

Location: 9 Tower Block |  Type of ward: DME intermediate care step up
Ward manager: Sr Gifty Okai |  Ext: 6049 |   DDI: 385919

Renal Unit

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

Rochford

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

Shopland

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

Southbourne

Location: 4 Tower Block |  Type of ward: DME
Ward manager: Sr Danielle Harris |  Ext: 5313 / 6053 |   DDI: 385313

Stambridge

Location: 1 Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: DME
Ward manager: Sr Lisa Thompson |  Ext: 5477 |   DDI: 385477

Westcliff

Location: Gd Cardigan Building |  Type of ward: Infectious diseases, endocrine & general medicine
Ward manager: Sr Lisa Cubitt / Sr Anne Groome |  Ext: 5274 / 6785 |   DDI: 385274

Windsor

Location: 6 Tower Block |  Type of ward: 23-hour short stay surgery, ENT
Ward manager: Sr Susan Salmon |  Ext: 6788 |   DDI: 385380