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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 58 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)

103% 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)

119% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

99% 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)

158% 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

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 88 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

47%staff recommend this hospital for care. 474 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

25%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 474 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

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

Urgent care visit

I visited at about 1730 on Sunday 19th because I was concerned at a rather alarming spread of bruising on my right arm, apparently emanat...

20 July 2015

Fabulous Friendly caring team

Had a Endoscopy and would like to Thank the lovely staff who are so kind and friendly which gave me much reassurance before,during and af...

7 July 2015

Credit to the NHS

Arrived on July 1st for a gull bladder removal op, I was very nervous and the staff couldn't have been more friendly ,they let my husband...

5 July 2015

So impressed!

I was unfortunate to part company with my pedal cycle and was admitted to the urgent care centre in the morning of Thursday 2nd July wher...

3 July 2015

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Last updated on 01 August 2012.

Information supplied by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust