St Austell Community Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 28 ratings for this hospital


St Austell Hosp


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


Minor Injury Unit

The MIU will close at 8pm on 8 October - reopening at 8am on 9 October as usual.

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

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 1418 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Harold White Ward

My sister in law has a long term serious medical condition exacerbated by a very serious secondary infection. Following treatment at Trel...

6 October 2015

So impressed with service and staff

Gave birth 5/9/2015 using the birthing pool, 3 wonderful midwifes were wonderful from start to finish cannot thank them enough! Would rec...

7 September 2015

My many visits to outpatients

I am a regular user of the hospital. I find all departments most helpful. But special praise must go to minor injuries.

4 September 2015


Very unhelpful dental clinic. Was told to ring emergency clinic, when the receptionist hung up as wasn't interested in helping what so ev...

28 August 2015

Fantastic service would highly recommend

Having stayed at Penrice for a few days post delivery u cannot recommend the service enough. The staff and midwives made us feel welcome ...

20 August 2015

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Last updated on 08 October 2015.

Information supplied by Peninsula Community Health C.I.C