St Austell Community Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 22 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.


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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

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 1769 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Friday, 24 July visit with my husband.

My husband was feeling unwell and we were on holiday in Charlestown. We attended and a very pleasant receptionist organised for him to b...

2 August 2015

rxrnt Care Received

I want to thank each and every one of the Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and General Services Assistants, Sisters, Matrons and Doctors for...

7 March 2015

Amazingly kind/knowledgeable staff

I arrived at this hospital at 08:00 last Sunday morning. I was seen after about 10 minutes by a nurse who quickly diagnosed a very unusua...

24 February 2015

water delivery

very welcome and lots of friendly support before and after birth the midwifes where so helpful and I was very relax. Now planing on havin...

12 February 2015

Five star treatment

I cannot speak too highly of the care and treatment I received at the Minor Injuries Unit. I attended 4 times over 4 days and received ...

4 February 2015

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Last updated on 29 July 2015.

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