We maintain nearly 700 inpatient beds, serving a local population of 338,800 as well as anyone who chooses us for treatment.
about our rating and how our core services have improved.
We have 4,419 staff comprising 183 consultants, 333
other doctors, 1,269 nurses, and 2,634 support staff.
We provide a comprehensive range of acute services including
acute medical and surgical specialties, general medicine, general
surgery, orthopaedics, ear, nose and throat, ophthalmology, cancer
treatments, renal dialysis, obstetrics and gynaecology and
Southend University Hospital is the south Essex surgical centre
for uro-oncology and gynae-oncology surgery and is considered to be
a centre of excellence for the care of stroke. Also offered are
breast screening, ophthalmology and orthodontic services to the
wider south Essex population.
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We admitted 101,378 inpatients, including:
9,246 elective inpatient admissions
47,851 day case admissions
44,281 emergency admissions
We had 547,218 outpatient attendances.
We had 98,335 attendances in our accident & emergency
Alternatives to A&E
Is our emergency department the
right place for you? There are lots of options for
treating minor illnesses and injuries, including your GP or local