For patients
& visitors

Gordon Hopkins ward


Ward details

Gordon Hopkins ward is a 19 bedded ward that specialises in acute and chronic cardiology conditions.

These may range from acute coronary syndrome, acute/chronic arrhythmias, pre cardiac surgical patients, post cardiac surgical patients transferred from the cardiothoracic centre for cardiac rehab, complex heart failure, complex cardiology needs in regards to medical management for coronary disease.

We also provide care for patients who are transferred from the cardiac care unit, when the patient still requires specialised cardiac care but no longer requires Level 2 nursing.


Sister Anisha Emmi

Ward telephone number

01702 385119

Contact email address 


2nd floor, Tower block



Business unit


Visiting and other instructions

Visiting hourse are between 07:00 and 21:00.  Please restrict visitors to a maximum of two per patient.  Please speak with a member of staff if you wish to visit during mealtimes or outside of visiting hours.

We are here to care for our patients and facilitate family involvement. If we need to make any specific arrangements to meet your needs please discuss this with the ward manger or nurse in charge.

Our cardiac medical team is available 08.00 till 17.00 Monday to Friday and Cardiology consultants are available seven days a week (weekend on call). If you need to arrange a meeting  to see the doctors, please speak to the nursing staff. 

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


  • Dr Sajjad Mazhar
  • Dr Azhar Khokhar
  • Dr Keeble
  • Dr Nageh


Specialist  teams  who care for patients on this ward

Acute cardiac nurse, outreach, Cardiac Rehab, Heart failure team.

Postal address

Gordon Hopkins ward
Southend Hospital
Prittlewell Chase
Westcliff on Sea