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 60 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

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Quality of service at West Cornwall Hospital (Penzance)

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

96% 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)

114% 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)

99% 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)

148% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

Friends and Family Test : Inpatient

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 24 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

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

Pleasing appointments........

I can only say that each/every appointment has me leaving with absolute pleasure, and seeing automatic and sincere devotion to that activ...

17 October 2014

Best hospital I have ever attended

Whilst on holiday in Cornwall, I was unfortunate enough to break 2 of my toes, I attend the hospital to make sure that no further damage ...

15 August 2014

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Last updated on 01 August 2012.

Information supplied by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust