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Eastwood ward


Ward details

Eastwood is a 18 bedded female only ward, specialising in Gynaecology, Gynaecology/Oncology surgery and General Female Surgery.  We nurse patients from the ages of 16 years and upwards. If there are specific patient requirements we may nurse adolescents.

We provide an in patient service as well as running a Triage and Early Pregnancy service.

We triage patients who are experiencing acute gynaecological problems, who have been referred by their GP or via A&E, and occasionally self referrals.

We are fortunate in having a large team of trained staff, made up of very experienced senior nurses and supported by an excellent team of Health Care Assistants (HCAs) and clerical staff.   We pride ourselves on providing high standards of care, for both physical and emotional needs. 

Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit (EPAU)

The early pregnancy unit is located on Eastwood Ward on the second floor of the Cardigan wing.

This unit aims to provide a dedicated service for women up to 17 weeks pregnant that are experiencing pain or bleeding, or have previously experienced problems in early pregnancy.

Women over 17 weeks pregnant should contact MB1 on 01702 385486.

This is not a walk in service, we operate an appointment system only.

Our opening hours are:

10am - 8pm

Contact numbers - 01702 385534 or 01702 385532

We have an answerphone service in place, if your call is not answered please talk slowly and clearly leaving your name and contact number and a member of the early pregnancy unit staff will call you back.

Out of these hours and in the event of an emergency please contact Eastwood ward on 01702 385077. 



Sister Corinna Keene

Ward telephone number

01702 385077

Early pregnancy unit telephone numbers

01702 385534 or 01702 385532

Contact email address



Second floor, Cardigan Wing


Gynaecology and femal surgery

Business unit

Women's and children's

Visiting and other instructions

Visiting hours are between 10:00 and 20:00.  Please keep visitors to a maximum of two per bed, and note that no children under five years of age are permitted on the ward.

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

  • Mr Raajkumar
  • Mr Raman
  • Miss Tripathi
  • Mr Singh
  • Miss Kolomainen
  • Mr Razvi
  • Mr Kalkur
  • Miss Jennings
  • Mr Lee 
  • Mr Hussain  

Specialist teams  who care for patients on this ward

  • Early pregnancy unit
  • Gynaecology triage service (referral only)

Postal address

Eastwood Ward
Southend Hospital
Prittlewell Chase
Westcliff on Sea