West Cornwall Hospital (Penzance)

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

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 70 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: pals.rcht@nhs.net

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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)

95% 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)

97% 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

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 76 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 21 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

6767% staff recommend this hospital for care. 411 responses. 5007 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

4949% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 411 responses. 5007 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 313 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Holiday accident

Enjoying a holiday in Cornwall when unfortunately I slipped while walking along the coastal path at Lands End. My husband managed to get ...

24 August 2016

Out of Hours Doctor

We were advised to take an elderly relative to the hospital as a result of a 111 call on Sunday afternoon. All staff were very profession...

11 August 2016

Bring a news paper

As the title says bring a news paper you have a consultation and are stuck in a cubicle curtain to hide you from everyone and you are lef...

10 August 2016

Visiting hospital from Isles of Scilly

The problems of travelling from the Islands, particularly with the elderly can be considerable. I recently accompanied my 91 year old rel...

8 August 2016

laporacopy

Had minor operation yesterday. When I came back at home, feels absolutely happy. Amazing doctors and other stuff. Thank you so much of ev...

30 July 2016

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Last updated on 01 August 2012.

Information supplied by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust