St Austell Community Hospital

01726 873000 Porthpean Road , St. Austell, Cornwall, PL26 6AD

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 20 ratings for this hospital


St Austell Hosp


Tel:01726 873000
Porthpean Road, St. Austell, Cornwall, PL26 6AA


Minor Injury Unit

Open every day between 8am and 10pm. 

The X-Ray department is open Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.

We also provide emergency hormonal contraception.



  • Free parking
  • Disabled parking and access
  • Teas, coffees and confectionery items on sale


Inpatient Information

There are limited shop facilities on site.

Inpatients are advised to bring: 

  •          Toiletries
  •          Change of clothes and foot wear
  •          Medicines and books/magazines.

We recommend that patients do not bring in more than £10 in cash.

Visiting Hours

2pm and 4pm in the afternoon and 6pm to 8pm in the evening, with protected mealtimes between 5pm and 6pm.

What are protected mealtimes?



A range of outpatient clinics are also held on site. Appointment letters state any requirements but please call if you have any queries.


League of Friends

Secretary: Cecilia Warren 


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Contact details, map and directions

St Austell Community Hospital

Tel: 01726 873000

Address: Porthpean Road, St. Austell, Cornwall, PL26 6AD


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Quality of service at St Austell Community Hospital

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.58% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

5.68% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Latest reviews of this hospital

Brilliant denal care.

I'd had a very bad toothache for a few days, I'm the biggest coward where dentists are concerned, but I got an appointment at the commun...

17 June 2016

Visit to MIU in April

I went to the MIU in April after being bitten by a horse ! I rang the drs who recommended I went to the hospital. I was surprised by how...

16 June 2016

Went to PCH Dental unit in the hospital - excellent

I went to the hospital because I have recently moved to the area and as of yet have not been able to register with a dentist. I was havi...

16 June 2016

MIU visit

I visited the MIU following an accident and the experience was excellent. Everyone I came into contact with from the volunteers in recept...

18 March 2016

Penrice Birthing Centre

Gave birth on the 30.01.2016 Having arrived at Penrice at 2am a lot further on than anticipated, this meant that there was no time for...

26 February 2016

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Last updated on 11 July 2016.

Information supplied by Peninsula Community Health C.I.C