Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske)

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

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 168 ratings for this hospital


Royal Cornwall Hospital

Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Trust (RCHT) is the principal provider of acute, specialist and community healthcare to the people of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.


The Trust is a medium sized teaching District General Hospital, primarily providing services on its three hospital sites – Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, West Cornwall Hospital in Penzance and St Michael’s Hospital in Hayle.


The services RCHT provide are highly valued by the local community and patients, and include:

Emergency and urgent care health services

Maternity and paediatric services

A range of specialist and community based services to provide for the health needs of people needing planned care.


RCHT’s ambition is clear - to provide safer, better, good value care as the preferred healthcare provider for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

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Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske)

Tel: 01872 250000   Fax: 01872 252708

Address: Treliske, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3LJ



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Latest reviews of this hospital

I felt like a nuisance and a second class citizen

I was referred to Treliske for treatment of a right sided Bartholin's abscess. For context, I am a veterinary surgeon. I was examined by ...

19 April 2014

Many Thanks To All Staff On South Crofty Trauma Ward

On Sunday 6th April I was admitted to the South Crofty Trauma ward with a broken ankle. Having lived abroad for some years (and having he...

18 April 2014

Yet another day of totally inept administration at Treliske

Review on behalf of my father who at the age of 85 has to travel over 50 miles to get to this hospital on his own, having not had food or...

16 April 2014

Superb service from caring staff

Considering how busy this department is, I am always impressed by their efficiency and caring handling of patients. It's nice that the c...

11 April 2014

Colposcopy examination

Today I have had a colposcopy examination. I cannot speak highly enough of the treament I received. I was nervous, of course, but was put...

10 April 2014

Quality of service at Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske)

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

69 from 617 responses
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Friends and Family Test score: A&E

50 from 237 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Care Quality Commission national standards

All standards met
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Number of MRSA cases in last 3 months

2 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

Average (0.01 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 16 April 2013.

Information supplied by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust