For patients
& visitors

Chemotherapy unit

Outpatient chemotherapy

Ward details

The Chemotherapy unit is a purpose built 22 bedded unit (includes 2 side rooms) and is the regional centre for South Essex. The unit provides care for patients receiving outpatient chemotherapy . The nursing staff in this nurse led unit are experts in providing high quality care and actively educate patients on all aspects of their care and treatment.

 We provide pre assessment clinics for our new patient referrals; a 24 hour advice line for patients on treatment; referrals to other members of our multi-disciplinary team such as dieticians, wig specialist, district nurses. We also work closely with our Macmillan communication Centre with volunteers visiting the unit daily offering advice on the various services/support available to patients with a diagnosis of cancer.

Manager

Sister Anne McCourt

Ward telephone number

Ext: 6413

Location

Calingford centre

Speciality

Chemotherapy

Business unit

Diagnostic and Therapeutic

Visiting and other instructions

Visiting hours are 08:30 to 18:30.

Protected mealtimes are maintained on this ward; no visiting unless arranged with nurse in charge.

Please restrict visitor numbers to a maximum of one per patient unless previously arranged with the ward manager.

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

Dr. Imtiaz Ahmed

Dr. Olivia Chan

Dr. Gairin Dancey

Dr. Mandip Khiara

Dr. Madhavan Krishnaswamy

Dr. George Sioftanos

Dr. David Tsang

Dr. Timothy Crook

Dr. Jeremy Whelan

Dr. Hafiz Algurafi

Dr. Wendy Ella

Dr. Helena Nam

Dr. Paul Cervi

Dr. Christina Zouvelou

Dr. Mohammed Islam

Dr. Ayman Ramadan

Dr. Abby Cyriac

Dr Awais Jalil

Specialist teams  who care for patients on this ward

Chemotherapy trained nurses,

Staff nurses

Clinical nurse specialists

Postal address

Chemotherapy unit
Southend Hospital
Prittlewell Chase
Westcliff on Sea
Essex
SS0 0RY