For patients
& visitors

Margaret Broom 1

Obstetrics - ante natal ward/triage area

Ward details

A 13 bedded ante natal ward/triage area. There is one 6 bed bay and one 7 bed bay. Women requiring assessment during the ante natal period would attend this area, this can be self referral or by GP/Midwife. The majority of women attending will be day stay only.

The team include midwives,  maternity support workers, health care assistants and clerical staff along with other members of the multidisciplinary team such as obstetricians, safeguarding and physiotherapy . 


Sister Jackie Gannon

Ward telephone number

01702 385301

Contact email address



2nd floor, Cardigan Wing



Business unit

Women's and children's

Visiting and other instructions

Visiting hours are 08:30 to 20:30 (partners only) and 12:00 to 20:00 (others).  

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

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

Children other than siblings are not permitted to visit.

Visiting outside of normal hours by prior arrangement with Midwife in charge only.

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

Mr M Hussain

Miss D Jennings

Mr S Kalkur

Mr C Lee

Miss S Mohamed

Mr S Raajkumar

Mr V Raman

Mr K  Razvi

Mr M Singh

Miss N Tripathi 

Specialist teams  who care for patients on this ward

Antenatal triage specialist midwife

Postal address

Margaret Broom 1
Southend Hospital
Prittlewell Chase
Westcliff on Sea