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: 01736 350134

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)

111% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

113% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

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

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

156% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 15 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

56% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 471 responses. 5632 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

38% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 471 responses. 5632 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Seating

Just a suggestion after visiting the eye department today. The seating is very poor-small plastic seats which slide when trying to get...

19 January 2015

Pleasant experience from my first step inside the Hospital!

On 30th December 2014, I was referred to the Urgent Care Centre in Penzance by a GP surgery from St.Just after I had twisted my right ank...

7 January 2015

Holiday trip to Urgent Care

I have to honestly say that your team saved my husband's life! After coming in with symptoms which looked very much like a pulled neck mu...

25 November 2014

xray/ a and e

Ouick, kind and efficient. Thanks very much for such brilliant help. Keep up the good work!

29 October 2014

Excellent care

I was transferred to West Cornwall from Treliske with pneumonia, and put in a pleasant small ward with two other old ladies. The atmosph...

28 October 2014

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Last updated on 01 August 2012.

Information supplied by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust