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 50 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

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

Mothers fall

We we're met with friendly caring staff. After a short wait, my mother was seen by a doctor whe was very gentle and caring. After a sho...

9 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