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 63 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)

98% 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)

103% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% 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

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

101% 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. 120 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 96 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

66%staff recommend this hospital for care. 259 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

45%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 259 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 381 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Very Satisfied

Wonderful nurses , doctors and all the staff on Surgical Ward. I was treated very caringly,with dignity and respect, before and after my ...

30 April 2016

Brilliant Stay As A Day Case

Well the aprehsion of my first surgery under general anaesthetic was quite full-on. It's been a difficult few weeks. On entering West C...

17 March 2016

Brilliant Stay As A Day Case

Well the aprehsion of my first surgery under general anaesthetic was quite full-on. It's been a difficult few weeks. On entering West C...

17 March 2016

Simply the best

Just been to A&E or whatever it is now called for an x-ray on my leg. Seen quickly and efficently and everything was first class. In ...

15 March 2016

cant praise highly enough

I have just spent the day at West Cornwall Hospital for a procedure under General anaesthetic from the minute I arrived, all the staff we...

19 February 2016

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Last updated on 01 August 2012.

Information supplied by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust