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Basildon Hospital

Region: East of England
Trust: Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital NHS FT
Unit: The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre
Services provided: Adult Cardiac Surgery and Thoracic Surgery

Basildon University Hospital
Nether Mayne
SS16 5NL

The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre opened in 2007 is one of the most modern of its kind in the country, with the latest equipment and technology, including state-of-the-art operating theatres and cardiac catheter laboratories. Offering specialist diagnosis and treatment for people with cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, patients benefit from the highest quality treatment and care delivered by a team of experienced staff. The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre has facilities for 100 patients, including a 22-bed critical care unit, a separate cardiology day ward, rehabilitation gym and some overnight facilities for relatives.

Services provided

Adult Cardiac Surgery Thoracic Surgery


The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre is fully accessible for patients and visitors with disabilities. The Centre has full wheelchair access, with large lifts and designated toilets on each level. The Centre is also compliant with building design guidelines for people with sight difficulties and there is a loop system in the reception area for people who have hearing difficulties. The Centre is easy to get to by car, being close to major road routes, and has a car park with designated spaces for blue badge holders, and drop off facilities directly outside the main entrance. The Centre is also accessible by public transport with several buses stopping within the grounds of Basildon University Hospital.

Visiting hours

Visitors are welcomed between 2pm and 8pm, although we do try to accommodate visitors outside of these times where requested.


Tel: 0845 155 3111

Trust Website:    

Adult Cardiac Surgery


Quality Assurance Survey

This hospital has been part of the Cardiac Centre Quality Assurance Survey, and its latest individual results are shown below. To view additional national data, see the Cardiac Unit and Outcome Data page in the Professionals section.

This unit has reviewed its outcomes for the last quarter.

Cardiac Audit Status regional and national

Each section has a maximum score of 5

This chart was produced on 31 March 2023.

Thoracic Surgery


Outcomes Audits

This hospital has been a part of the following outcomes audits, please click on any outcomes audit to see their data:

National Lung Cancer Audit – 2017

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