Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske)

01872 250000 Treliske , Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3LQ

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 362 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.

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 SEPTEMBER 2017

Ward name % of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital) % of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital) % of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Ward) % of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Ward)


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

Time from GP referral to treatment

Up to 17 weeks for 9/10 patients

Friends and Family Test score: service

95%Patients recommend this service. 57 responses

Latest reviews of this service

St mawes lounge

I was recently admitted to St Mawes lounge with kidney pain,whilst I was there I had severe stomach pain,In all my times I have been to h...

1 October 2017

Thank You

I recently attended RCHT at Treliske for a minor operation. From the time of entering the department until I left all the staff I came i...

30 September 2017

Shortened holiday

I was admitted to St Mawes Ward suffering from extreme stomach pains on 6th September. We were due to finish our holiday and return home ...

12 September 2017

Urology Clinic

Yesterday, I attended your Urology Clinic for a biopsy. The service I received, especially from the two members of staff who preformed th...

11 November 2016

excellent service

I must compliment the Urology Department for its ability to deliver a caring service with a real sense of humanity. All staff from Cons...

5 May 2016

Urology services at this Hospital

Ward name Friends and Family Score for September '17 Other services in ward for September '17

Last updated on 19 August 2014.

Information supplied by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust