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West Cornwall Hospital (Penzance)

Telephone: 01736 874000
Address: St Clare Street, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 2PF
Website: http://www.rcht.nhs.uk

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 59 ratings for this hospital

Overview

West Cornwall Hospital

West Cornwall Hospital is an acute diagnostic and treatment centre.  It provides in-patient and day care treatments and surgery, as well as supporting diagnostic and therapy services and a wide range of outpatient clinics.

The hospital has a 24 hour Urgent Care Centre - see Departments and Services section for details (listed under A&E).

A full Emergency Department (A&E) service is provided at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro.

Contact details, map and directions

West Cornwall Hospital (Penzance)

Tel: 01736 874000   Fax: 01736874081

Address: St Clare Street, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 2PF

Website: http://www.rcht.nhs.uk

Email: contact@cornwall.nhs.uk

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Departments and services

To search for a specific treatment, use our full list of departments

Quality of service at West Cornwall Hospital (Penzance)

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

96% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

114% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

98% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

100% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.65% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

4.72% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 72 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

62%staff recommend this hospital for care. 263 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

43%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 263 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 182 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

A thank you to Endoscopy Department

As a person with a complex medical condition, who is used to being challenged about my condition and self care by Treliske hospital, it w...

19 August 2015

colonoscopy

Attended on Thursday 30 July for a routine colonoscopy. My appointment was at 1.30pm and at 3.45pm I was allowed to go home. I opted to b...

1 August 2015

Suspected broken leg with our two year old daugher

We were on holiday in the area and attended the centre with our two year old daughter who had fallen awkwardly on a trampoline. The staff...

30 July 2015

Urgent Care Centre

Following a cycle accident I was brought privately to Penzance hospital. The reception was efficient and I was see quickly by the Triage ...

30 July 2015

first class service

I went to Penzance hospital as my inner ear had become very inflamed and painful and I was concerned about a possible infection. I am on ...

22 July 2015

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Last updated on 01 August 2012.

Information supplied by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust