For patients
& visitors

J Alfred Lee post-operative recovery unit


Ward details

J Alfred Lee is the main recovery ward at Southend Hospital.  Staff here, who also rotate to orthopaedics, ophthalmology and daystay, provide care for patients following local, spinal and general anaesthesia, and surgical procedures.

Post-operative recovery is a 24 hour service for all specialties which include general surgery, orthopaedics, ear nose and throat, maxillo-facial, ophthalmology, urology and gynaecology, ensuring we are research based in accordance with British Anaesthetic Association of Great Britain and Ireland. 

Our trained staff have a broad spectrum of knowledge in airway management, pain and high dependency care. 

Acting Manager

Sr Josie Parsons


First floor, Hillborough wing 


Post-operative recovery

Business unit

Critical Care 

Visiting and other instructions

There is no visitor access on the ward. 

Postal address

Post-Operative Recovery unit
Southend Hospital
Prittlewell Chase
Westcliff on Sea#