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Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust




Location and Contact details


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

Telephone: 01702 435555

Email: PALS@southend.nhs.uk

http://www.southend.nhs.uk/

Type of organisation

  • NHS Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Trauma Unit
  • Acute Hospital
  • In patient

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Mar 7, 2013

Further Details

Accident and Emergency

Rapid diagnosis and treatment service for patients who are seriously injured or fall ill. Conditions treated in A&E departments range from suspected broken bones to suspected heart attack. Treatment is provided for any condition that could be life threatening.

The Acute Ward Team provides rehabilitation services to patients admitted to the medical, surgical and elderly wards at Southend Hospital. These include the oncology, Ear, Nose and Throat and critical care wards.

Rehabilitation services are also provided on the day assessment unit and in the accident and emergency department. Specialised Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists trained in neurological rehabilitation, provide assessment and treatment to patients with neurological conditions helping to maximise function and independence as well as manage their condition.




Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Acute Medical Care no no no yes
Advice no no no yes
Nursing no no no yes
Occupational Therapy no no no yes
Physiotherapy no no no yes
Speech & Language Therapy no no no yes
National = country wide, Regional = offering a service within 150 miles, Local = offering a service within 50 miles

This service adheres to the following Regulatory Frameworks / is affiliated to the following bodies:

CQC inspection passed - 6 November 2012

Referrals can be made by

GP yes
Consultant yes
Healthcare Professional no
Self/Advocate/Family no
Other professional eg Social Care/Case Manager no

How are services paid for?

yes Publicly funded - free at point of access
Regularly Sometimes Never
NHS yesnono
Social Care Services noyesno
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services noyesno

Typical duration that a service is offered

No Data

This Service was mapped by Eastern Region ABI. See HERE for more information

Services available are defined by the following EHIG Rehabilitation Codes

For an explanation of the codings please click here

MEDICAL TREATMENT IN HOSPITAL

[Code 20]
Patient description
Medically unstable – requires general but not neurosurgical critical care.

Sites
Major Trauma Centre/ Trauma Unit/Acute Hospital

Description of rehabilitation input
Identifying and addressing early rehab goals before medically stable and transfer of care to rehab team

REHAB IN HOSPITAL

[Code 40]
Patient description
Needs in-patient care due to physical dependency, or the need for specialist therapy equipment, a safe environment, supervision, or intensity of therapy, in a unit with the expertise and experience in rehabilitation of a condition (Level 1)which cannot be provided in a local specialist centre or in the community (Level 2) which cannot be provided in the community.

Sites
Level 1: Regional specialized centre Level 2: Local specialist centre, Acute or community hospital

Description of rehabilitation input
Needs inpatient care due to physical dependency, or need for specialist therapy equipment, safe environment, supervision or intensity of therapy which cannot be provided in community

This service is defined by the NMDS (National Minimum Data Set) codes as:

For an explanation of the NMDS, please click here

Level 3B (local non-specialist rehabilitation services): Treat patients with Category D needs and can be led by non-medical staff

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