For patients
& visitors

Rochford and westcliff wards

Respiratory and General Medicine

Ward details

Rochford and Westcliff ward fomr the Respiratory Unit incorporating 12 high dependency respiratory care beds (ARCU).

We look after patients with conditions such as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), asthma, cysytic fibrosis, lung cancer along with other respiratory disorders

Total number of beds

Rochford: 12 ARCU beds and 12 step down beds

Westcliff: 20 beds


Sister Lisa Cubitt and sister Anne Groome

Ward telephone number

Rochford: 01702 385474 Westcliff: 01702 385274

Contact email address 


Ground floor, Cardigan Wing


Respiratory and General Medicine

Business unit


Visiting and other instructions

This ward runs an open visiting policy. A maximum of 3 visitors at one time is permitted.

Protected mealtimes unless families are assisting with meals.

Speak to the nurse in charge if you have any questions/want to speak to a Doctor.

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

  • Dr Duncan Powrie
  • Dr K Ganes Lingam
  • Dr Sohali Ansari
  • Dr Masood Ali
  • Dr Eltai

Specialist teams  who care for patients on this ward

Lisa Ward CNS Respiratory

Mary Monaghan COPD Nurse Specialist

Postal address

Rochford and Westcliff ward
Southend Hospital
Prittlewell Chase
Westcliff on Sea