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Accident & Emergency (A&E)

The CQC Report 2015 found that:

CQC Comments - Emergency Department

 Entrance : external entrance at level 2

An Overview of the Service

The Emergency Department offers immediate emergency and urgent care to the patients of mid Essex 365 days per year. The department sees approximately 65,000 new referrals per year. Patients either self present to the department or are transferred in by the ambulance service. The department also offers follow-up clinics to some patients who present with certain conditions.

The service is situated on Level 2 in the new hospital wing. Follow the signs from the roundabout at the top of Hospital Approach.

The Team

The department has a senior management team consisting of:

  • Mr Stephen A Hughes - Consultant in Emergency Medicine

  • Daniel Spooner - Lead Nurse Emergency Department 


The management team are supported by a group of senior and junior medical, nursing and admin staff.

This includes:

  • Consultants in Emergency Medicine

  • Senior & Junior Clinical Fellows

  • Specialist Registras

  • Senior & Junior Sisters

  • Staff Nurses

  • Health Care Support Workers

  • Housekeeper

  • Facilities staff

  • Medical Secretaries

  • Reception Staff


Specific Information for Patients

Patients attending the department are given leaflets appropriate to their care, if this is appropriate.
Contact Details

  • Daniel Spooner - Lead Nurse Emergency Department

Latest News
August 2015

Mid Essex Hospitals is Working to Improve Urgent Care and Emergency Services

Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust is working to deliver improvements to urgent and emergency services for the patients and wider community of Mid Essex.

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