For patients
& visitors

Central Delivery Suite


Ward details

Central delivery suite consists of the New Beginnings low risk birth unit, six labour rooms for women with a high risk pregnancy and a five bedded ward for women requiring induction of labour or specialist care in the post natal period.

The team includes midwives, health care assistants, maternity support workers, and clerical staff along with other members of the multi-disciplinary team such as obstetricians, safeguarding, diabetes specialist midwives and physiotherapy. 

Total number of beds is 15. 


Sister Anna Cheeseborough

Ward telephone number

01702 385163

Contact email address



2nd floor, Cardigan Wing



Business unit

Women's and Children's

Visiting and other instructions

To be arranged with CDS Coordinator. 

Two birthing partners only.

Children other than siblings are not permitted to visit in the post natal period.

Children are not permitted to stay throughout the intra partum period.

As a patient on this ward, you may be under the care of one or more of these consultants

Mr M Hussain

Miss D Jennings

Mr S Kalkur

Mr C Lee

Miss S Mohamed

Mr S Raajkumar

Mr V Raman

Mr K Razvi

Mr M Singh

Miss N Tripathi

Specialist teams  who care for patients on this ward

Diabetes specialist midwives

Bereavement specialist midwife

Postal address

Central Delivery Suite
Southend Hospital
Prittlewell Chase
Westcliff on Sea