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 56 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

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
Ward level breakdown

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

113% 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)

98% 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)

159% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% 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. 13 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

56%staff recommend this hospital for care. 471 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

38%38%% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 471 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

Good care

Having recently taken my wife to West Cornwall hospital in Penzance, we were impressed by the care and attention received there, there se...

14 March 2015

Gallbladder op

All staff were excellent, could not be faulted in any way. Friendly helpful and caring. We made a long trip to this hospital and I would ...

6 March 2015

Excellent care by a loving team.

Attend the treatment centre today for a procedure. I was very nervous but the nurses and the consultant put me at ease immediately. After...

21 February 2015

My experience as a day patient

I went to West Cornwall Hospital, Penzance on Friday Feb 6th for a procedure which required general anaesthetic. I arrived at 8am, and I ...

7 February 2015

hiatus hernia planned operation

Despite being nervous of the proceedure I found that the experience was as pleasent as any operation could be. this was in no small way, ...

5 February 2015

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Last updated on 01 August 2012.

Information supplied by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust