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 54 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)

100% 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)

120% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

101% 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)

160% 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. 97 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

47%staff recommend this hospital for care. 474 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

25%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 474 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

thank you for your excellent care

I was treated in Penzance A & E department following a fall on 15th June whilst on holiday. The professionalism, care and considerat...

28 June 2015

Excellent

This morning I had a small operation done at West Cornwall, I was so impressed. We hear so many bad things about hospitals but my short s...

10 June 2015

Umbilical hernia

From the Book Admissions Officer, the Ward Nurse, and of course the Consultant and their team, everyone made my stay to repair an umbilic...

8 June 2015

Best Hospital I've been in.

Went in this week for Catarac op, couldn't have wished for a more helpful and better trained nursing staff. The Consultant Surgeon and h...

4 June 2015

emergercy on child

had to attend with our 6 year old in the evening, after a fall in our local park, from which she had hurt her arm. from the moment we a...

3 June 2015

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Last updated on 01 August 2012.

Information supplied by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust