Book your blood test online You can now book your blood test online with our quick and easy service What services are you looking for? Service Hospital Heroes Patients' Choice - open for nominations! Menu Southend Hospital first in region to offer third baby scan as standard in bid to reduce stillbirth Colleen Begg with Mandeep Singh and one of the scanners 4 comments SOUTHEND Hospital will offer a third scan to mums-to-be to try and cut the number of still births at the hospital in half. Added to the weeks first trimester screening and 20 week anomaly scan there will now be an added scan at the 36 week period. This new move, the first in the East of England and only one of the few in the country, is estimated to cut the number of stillbirths at the hospital in half. The management of Southend Hospital have taken a bold step of directly attacking the stillbirth rate by introducing this scan.