For patients
& visitors

Hockley ward

Colorectal and gynaecological surgery

Ward details

Mainly elective colorectal and gynaecological surgical procedures. We follow the enhanced recovery programme on the ward. We care for patients post operatively with the help of stoma nurses and pain nurses and colo-rectal specialist nurses. We have an Enhanced recovery nurse based on the ward who follows our patients through from pre assessment to post discharge. 25 beds in total.


Sister Rona Wood

Ward telephone number

01702 385123

Contact email address



2nd floor, Cardigan wing


Colorectal and gynaecological surgery

Business unit


Visiting and other instructions

Visiting hours are between 07:00 and 21:00. Please speak to the nurse in charge if you wish to visit during mealtimes.  No more than two visitors per patient at any time.

Please talk to the nurse in charge to arrange to speak with the doctor.

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

Mr Dworkin

Mr Wright

Mr Praveen

Miss Fine

Mr Sturt

Mr Ayuntunde

Miss Gray

Mr Buhain

Mr Tsokodayi

Mr Razvi

Miss Kolomine

Specialist teams who care for patients on this ward

Stoma care

Enhanced recovery nurses

Colorectal nurse specialists

Postal address

Hockley Ward
Southend Hospital
Prittlewell Chase
Westcliff on Sea