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Southend Private Hospital

Southend Private Hospital is a remarkable, specialised building offering a day care patient service. The hospital is renowned for its ophthalmology specialisms.

Latest advice for patients attending appointments

Our hospitals remain open and treating patients. We're working hard to keep our services up and running and have added additional safety measures and checks to help protect our patients and staff. You can continue to book new consultations with us, and please assume existing appointments are going ahead unless you hear from us otherwise.

Find out more about additional safety measures we've implemented and what to expect when visiting hospital.

BMI Healthcare is proud to have joined forces with Circle Health Group in January 2020. BMI Southend Private Hospital is now Southend Private Hospital and is benefitting from a major £250m national investment programme in facilities, technology and people.

The hospital facilities include:

  • Two fully modern equipped theatres
  • Two stage recovery bays
  • Patient preparation and changing facilities
  • An outpatient suite with several consultation rooms and treatment areas
  • Cosmetic laser room
  • Eye laser facility

On site free parking is available, together with parking for disabled patients.

Department Contact Number
Hospital fax 01702 608902

Our latest Patient Satisfaction scores*

  • 99.2% of patients said they were likely or extremely likely to recommend us to their friends and family
  • 98.9% of patients said the quality of their care was very good, or excellent

We are proud of our patient care and work hard to make each patient's time with us as pleasant as possible. Our patient satisfaction survey is an important indicator of how well we achieve this and we monitor the results very closely.

*During the period of January to December 2020, Southend Private Hospital received 375 long form patient questionnaires.

Medication prescribed for NHS patients receiving treatment or consultations at Southend Private Hospital will reflect the medicines included within the Local Health Economy formulary. For details of the formulary content please click here which directly connects to the document. Circle Health Group sincerely thank the Pharmacy team for their permission to use this reference.

NHS Choose & Book Clinics

  • Adult lumps and bumps
  • Adult cataract
  • Adult hand & wrist
  • Adult carpal tunnel
  • Adult ophthalmology

Discover our fixed price packages which include an initial consultation, treatment and aftercare.

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How to get to us and find the hospital

Southend Private Hospital is situated in Westcliff-on-Sea and is a suburb of Southend-on-Sea. It is situated on the northern bank of the Thames Estuary and is approximately 34 miles (55 km) east of London.

Find us on Google Maps

Take Junction 29 off the M25 and head towards Southend on the A127.

At Kent Elms Corner (Essex Motors is on your left hand side) take the outside lane in preparation for turning right at the next slip road, sign posted to Southend NHS Hospital.

This road leads into Westbourne Grove (A1158). Follow the signs to Southend NHS Hospital along Prittlewell Chase, but go past the hospital until you reach the end of Prittlewell Chase (junction with Fairfax Drive).

Southend Private Hospital is the last building on the left hand side, next to the Vehicle Test Centre.

You can also reach the hospital by travelling along the A127, this leads into Prince Avenue. At Cuckoo Corner round-a-bout take the 3rd exit onto Victoria Avenue, at the traffic lights just past Priory Park turn right into Fairfax Drive. The hospital is approximately 50 yards on the right hand side with the entrance to the car park before the building.

There are frequent trains to Southend on C2C and First Great Eastern - C2C to Southend Central and First Great Eastern to Southend Victoria.

Visitors can then take any of the following buses to the Hospital: 7, 8, 20, 21, 25, 25C or 25E. These buses stop at St Mary's Church Prittlewell and Prittlewell Chase both of which are 5 minutes walk to the Hospital (please see location map). Southend Central bus station is a 5 minute walk from the train station behind Marks and Spencers and Southend Victoria is opposite the station in the underpass.

Arriva and First Thamesway operate the following bus services to Southend Private Hospital 7, 8, 20/20C, 21A/21B, 25, 29, 407. All the bus stops are local to the hospital and on arrival via bus, you will be able to see the hospital on the corner of Prittlewell Chase and Fairfax Drive.

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