About our hospitals - Southend University Hospital

Whether you are coming for an outpatient appointment or need to stay in hospital, here is some information to help you to prepare.

Southend Hospital Ward Information

A&E

Emergency Department Ground floor

Call 01702 385469

A&E Children

Paediatric Emergency Department

Ground floor, Emergency Department

Call 01702 435555 ext 7099

Acute Medical Unit (AMU)

Floor 2, Cherry Tree Wing (via Prittlewell)

Call 01702 435555 ext 4535 or ext 4536

Acute Medical Service / Edmund Stone ward

Floor 2, Prittlewell Building

Call 01702 435555 ext 6820 or ext 7717

Balmoral ward

Medicine for the Elderly

Floor 1, Cardigan Building

Call 01702 385485

Bedwell ward Infusion Unit and GP Streaming

Ground floor, Cardigan Building

Call 01702 385414

Benfleet ward

Acute Stroke Unit

Ground floor, Cardigan Building

Call 01702 385471

Blenheim ward Renal

General Medical

Floor 3, Tower Block

Call 01702 385549

Cardiac and Medical Day Stay (CMDS)

Cardiology

Ground floor, Hillborough Building

Call 01702 385525

Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) / Sita Lumsden ward

Cardiology

Floor 2, Tower Block

Call 01702 385553

Castlepoint ward

MSK and Elective

Floor 8, Tower Block

Call 01702 385552

Central Delivery Suite (CDS)

Maternity

Floor 2, Cardigan Building

Call 01702 385163

Community Midwifery Service

Maternity

Floor 2, Cardigan Building

Call 01702 435555 ext 4250

Chalkwell ward

Medicine for the Elderly

Floor 1, Cardigan Building

Call 01702 385044

Critical Care ward

Critical Care

Floor 1, Prittlewell Building

Call 01702 385526 (bay one) or 01702 385554 (bay two)

Day Assessment Unit (DAU)

Older Persons Ambulatory Service

Ground Floor, Prittlewell Building

Call 01702 435555 ext 5860 or ext 6861

Day Surgery Unit

Surgical Specialties

Ground Floor, Hillborough Building

Call 01702 385053

Discharge Lounge

Ground Floor, Prittlewell Building (via Cherry Tree wing)

Call 01702 435555 ext 6261 or ext 7262

Dowsett ward

Same Day Emergency Care

Ground floor, Prittlewell Building

Call 01702 385295

Eastwood ward

Gynaecology

Floor 2, Cardigan Building

Call 01702 385077

Eleanor Hobbs ward

Gastro and General Medical

Floor 5, Tower Block

Call 01702 385384

Elective Admissions Lounge (EAL)

Surgical

Floor 1, Tower Block

Call 01702 385126 or 01702 385127

Elizabeth Loury ward

Oncology, Haematology

Ground Floor, Prittlewell Building

Call 01702 385095

Endoscopy unit

Mz, Tower Block

Call 01702 385096

Estuary ward

Oncology,  Haematology, Palliative Care

Ground Floor, Cardigan Building

Call 01702 385472

Eye ward

Eye unit

Ophthalmology Call 01702 435555 ext 6523

Eye Theatre Eye unit

Ophthalmology

Call 01702 435555 ext 6524

Fetal Medicine Unit

Maternity

Floor 2, Cardigan Building (B1)

Call 01702 385693

Gordon Hopkins ward

Cardiology

Floor 2, Tower Block

Call 01702 385553

Hockley ward

Surgical Assessment Unit (SAU)

Floor 1, Cardigan Building

Call 01702 385438

J Alfred Lee ward

Post-Operative

Floor 1, Hillborough Building

Call 01702 435555 ext 6357 or ext 8205

High Dependency Unit (HDU)

Floor 1, Prittlewell Building (via Kitty Hubbard)

Call 01702 435555 ext 8928

Infusion Unit

Call 01702 385414

Kitty Hubbard

High Dependency Unit (HDU)

Floor 1, Prittlewell Building

Call 01702 435555 ext 8926

Margaret Broom 1

Antenatal - Maternity

Floor 2, Cardigan Building

Call 01702 385486 or 01702 385301

Margaret Broom 2

Postnatal - Maternity

Floor 2, Cardigan Building

Call 01702 385130

Midwife-led birthing unit

Maternity

Floor 2, Cardigan building

Call 01702 385261

Neonatal unit

Neonatal Intensive Care - Maternity

Floor 2, Cardigan Building

Call 01702 385186

Neptune ward

Paediatric

Floor 1, Cardigan Building

Call 01702 385180 or 01702 385181

Oncology and Haematology

Outpatients

Ground Floor, Cardigan Building, (via Estuary ward)

Call 01702 385472

Paediatric Assessment Unit

Floor 1, Cardigan Building

Call 01702 435555 ext 6949

Paglesham ward

Stroke Rehab Unit

Ground Floor, Cardigan Building

Call 01702 385187

Princess Anne ward

Elective

Floor 9, Tower Block

Call 01702 385370

Renal dialysis

Renal unit

Carlingford Centre, Rear of Hospital

Call 01702 385143

Rochford ward (now part of Hockley Ward)

Respiratory, ARCU

Ground Floor, Cardigan Building

Call 01702 385474

Surgical Assessment Unit (SAU)

Surgery

Floor 1, Prittlewell Building (via Cherry Tree wing)

Call 01702 385123

Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) and Clinical Decisions Unit (CDU)

Emergency care

Ground Floor, Prittlewell Building (via Dowsett Ward) Call 01702 435555 ext 7292 or ext 6917

Shopland ward

Trauma

Floor 7, Tower Block

Call 01702 385375

Southbourne ward

Acute Services

Floor 4, Tower Block

Call 01702 385078

Stambridge ward

Diabetes and Endocrine, Infectious Diseases - General Medical Floor 1, Cardigan Building

Call 01702 385477

Westcliff ward

Respiratory

Ground Floor, Cardigan Building

Call 01702 385274

Windsor ward

Surgery with Trauma flex

Floor 6, Tower Block

Call 01702 385380

Finding your way around

Click on the links below to view and download a copy of each area of Southend hospital.

Ground Floor map (Southend Hospital)

First Floor map (Southend Hospital)

Second Floor map (Southend Hospital)

Site map image files

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Full site map

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Ground floor map

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First floor map

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Second floor map

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Planning your journey

We provide a variety of services at our main hospital site on Prittlewell Chase and at a number of satellite clinics across Essex. Car parking charges apply when parking at the hospital. Please consider using public transport to travel to your appointments if possible.

Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Prittlewell Chase, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0RY

Telephone number: 01702 435555

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We have services at the following locations.  Click the name of the location to view Google Maps in a new window - please note that the markers shown on the map indicate the centre of the range of the postcode and may not mark the exact location of the service.

Site map PDFs

Ground Floor map (Southend Hospital)

First Floor map (Southend Hospital)

Second Floor map (Southend Hospital)

Site map image files

To zoom in, click on the images below:

Full site map

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Ground floor map

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First floor map

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Second floor map

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Tyrells Health Centre

39 Seamore Road, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 4EX. See location map (opens in a new window) Tel: 01702 385533

Canvey Outpatients Clinic

Long Road, Canvey Island, Essex, SS8 0JA. See location map (opens in a new window). Tel: 01702 385111

Located between the fire station and the police station, on the opposite side of the road.

Lighthouse Child Development Centre

Snakes Lane, Southend on Sea, Essex, SS2 6XT. See location map (opens in a new window) Tel: 01702 508180.

Orsett Hospital

Rowley Road, Orsett, Essex, RM16 3EU. See location map (opens in a new window) Tel: 01268 524900.

Britannia Business Park

Unit 12 & 13, Comet Way, Southend on Sea, Essex, SS2 6GE. See location map (opens in a new window) Tel: 01702 508000

 

Buses run frequently throughout the day.

Travelling by rail and bus

Rail companies C2C and Greater Anglia operate frequent trains to Southend Central station where a bus can be caught direct to Southend Hospital. Ask for a plus bus ticket before travelling. This will include both your bus and train fares and save you time on your journey.

Need travel support?

If you need help with the cost of travelling to and from our hospitals or anywhere that offers healthcare, visit the NHS healthcare travel cost scheme website

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Parking

You can find all the information about parking methods and charges, free parking permits and Blue Badge holder parking on our parking information page

Shops

Pharmacy

Outpatients on the Ground Floor of the Tower Block, open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.30pm.

Open weekends 9am to 4.30pm.