For patients
& visitors

Southbourne ward

Urology, ear, nose and throat (ENT), short stay

Ward details

Southbourne ward  is a 30 Bedded Surgical Ward, specialising in Urology, Ear Nose & Throat (ENT), and Short Stay General Surgery.

Patients undergo planned operations, and some are transferred into the ward post operatively, having started their journey in the new elective admissions lounge.

We also support and accept emergency admissions from clinics and the surgical assessment unit.

The ward also runs Urology clinic's for patients requiring ongoing further treatment, such as removal of urinary catheter and medication therapy following bladder surgery.


Sister Maria Webb

Ward telephone number

01702 385078

Contact email address



4th floor, tower block.



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 of the shift to address any issues or concerns.

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


Mr.S. Metha
Mr. T.w. Carr
Mr. R.l. Lodge
Professor a. Young
Mr. P.p. Pietrzak
Mr. P. Acher

ENT surgeons:

Mr. Gatland
Mr. Waters
Mr. Barnes
Mr. Philpot

Clinical nurse specialists (CNS)


CNS. Ann Tull
CNS. Sarah Barnicoat
CNS. Chrissie Gipson
CNS. Wendy Davies
CNS. Emma Chappel
CNS. Joanne Hurrell

Specialist teams who care for patients on this ward

Pain control team

Tissue viability

Stoma care

Enhanced recovery nurses

Urology clinical nurse specialists

Postal address

Southbourne Ward
Southend Hospital
Prittlewell Chase
Westcliff on Sea