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 51 ratings for this hospital


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.

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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

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Latest reviews of this hospital

1 night stay post op

The Surgical Unit Team are professional, caring and put me at ease. The anaesthetics Team were professional and empathetic to my concer...

20 April 2014

Spot On

On the afternoon of Monday 23rd March I visited the Accident & Emergency department of West Cornwall Hospital with what I now know to...

14 April 2014

Amazing Staff

I started my day off in the surgical ward, where I was made comfortable as I was third on the list. The staff were all very lovely to me ...

9 March 2014

Wonderful Treatment

I unfortunately fell recently and had to attend Penzance Urgent Care unit on a Sunday evening as I had broken my ankle. I cannot fault th...

4 March 2014

Hernia repair

I came to West Cornwall in January for a hernia repair. All the staff were friendly, caring and professional. The surgeon and anaesthetis...

12 February 2014

Quality of service at West Cornwall Hospital (Penzance)

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

83 from 42 responses
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Care Quality Commission national standards

All standards met
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Number of MRSA cases in last 3 months

0 case(s) in the last three months

Patient survey score for cleanliness

As expected with a score of 8.90

C. difficile infections in last 3 months

Worse than average (0.03 cases per bed in the last three months)

NHS Choices users rating

Responding to patient safety alerts

Good - All alerts signed off where deadline has passed

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Last updated on 01 August 2012.

Information supplied by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust