For patients
& visitors

Margaret Broom 2

Obstetrics - postnatal ward

Ward details

A 25 bedded postnatal ward. There are 2 seven bed bays, 1 six bed bay and 5 side rooms, 4 of which have en suites. The side rooms can be booked following delivery as amenity rooms (cost information on request). This does not give additional visiting privilege's but does allow additional privacy, you may be asked to vacate this room if it is required for someone with medical needs.

The team include midwives, nursery nurses, maternity support workers, health care assistants and clerical staff along with other members of the multi-disciplinary team such as Obstetricians, safeguarding, physiotherapy and hearing screening.


Sister Sarah Hume

Ward telephone number

01702 385130

Contact email address



2nd floor, Cardigan Wing



Business unit

Women's and children's

Visiting and other instructions

Partners may visit 24/7 but all other visitors are strictly 15:00 to 20:00.  

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

Infant feeding specialist midwife

Newborn hearing screeners

Wound management team

Postal address

Margaret Broom 2
Southend Hospital
Prittlewell Chase
Westcliff on Sea