Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske)

Telephone: 01872 250000
Address: Treliske, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3LQ

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 309 ratings for this hospital

This Department is managed by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

01872 253409

This service has 4 Consultant Urologists who undertake patient clinics at RCHT in Truro, Bodmin, Camborne/Redruth, Falmouth, Newquay, Penzance and St Austell.

In patient operating is at RCHT Truro as are some day case operations.  Other day case operations are at WCH in Penzance.

There is a Urology Investigations Unit at RCHT where procedures such as flexible cystoscopies and prostrate biopsiesTRUS) are done along with other procedures.  There are two uro-oncology nurses based in the department.


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The following table shows staffing levels on wards that provide this service.

Where wards provide more than one service the results include shared values for all services provided on that ward.

Nurse staffing levels - Urology August 2015

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Key facts about the Urology department at Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske)

Average time from referral by GP to treatment for this department


Friends and Family Test score: service

100%Patients recommend this service. 60 responses

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Latest reviews of this service

Removal of kidney stones

My surgeon was the first to operate on me assisted by another surgeon, I was always kept fully informed of any procedures that were being...

29 June 2015

Cystoscopy 1430 hrs 09/Dec/14 Hospital

I underwent my periodic of the above and again was treated punctually, competently and with courtesy and reassurance. Please convey my t...

10 December 2014

bladder cytoscopy

Professional and friendly staff did an excellent job with a potentially embarrassing and uncomfortable procedure , many thanks.

27 November 2014

Periodic cystoscopy

I attended yesterday (27/5/14) for the above and ,as on previous occasions it was carried out punctually, skifully and in a courteous and...

28 May 2014

Appointment with consultant at west cornwall

Had an outpatients appointment with the consultant.everything very clean tidy.staff all friendly.even offered a cup of tea or coffee.con...

11 July 2013

Urology services at this Hospital

Ward name Friends and Family Score for August '15 Other services in ward for August '15

Last updated on 19 August 2014.

Information supplied by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust