West Cornwall Hospital (Penzance)

01736 874000 St Clare Street , Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 2PF

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 63 ratings for this hospital


West Cornwall Hospital

West Cornwall Hospital is an acute diagnostic and treatment centre.  It provides in-patient and day care treatments and surgery, as well as supporting diagnostic and therapy services and a wide range of outpatient clinics.

The hospital has a 24 hour Urgent Care Centre - see Departments and Services section for details (listed under A&E).

A full Emergency Department (A&E) service is provided at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro.

Contact details, map and directions

West Cornwall Hospital (Penzance)

Tel: 01736 874000   Fax: 01736874081

Address: St Clare Street, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 2PF

Website: http://www.royalcornwall.nhs.uk

Email: rcht.patientexperience@nhs.net

Get directions to West Cornwall Hospital (Penzance)

Departments and services

To search for a specific treatment, use our full list of departments

Quality of service at West Cornwall Hospital (Penzance)

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

58%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 2094 responses. 5356 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 912 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

83%Patients recommend this hospital. 24 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 16 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

71%staff recommend this hospital for care. 2094 responses. 5356 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Gynaecology appointments

It would help if outpatient procedues for Gynaecology in Cornwall were located more centrally. Currently they are only held in Penzance. ...

15 November 2018


I had my hysterocopy yesterday and would like to thank all the nurses who were great. One particular nurse was very reassuring and put me...

13 November 2018

Two hernias repair

From entering to leaving great service staff reassuring fully explained what would be done and any side effects that may or may not happe...

26 October 2018

Wonderful staff

i visited the surgical ward on the 24th Oct for kidney stone and stent removal and I couldn’t have wish for better treatment , from check...

25 October 2018

Couldn’t have received better treatment as a private patient

Recently visiting West Cornwall Hospital for a biopsy to rule out cancer in my womb, I arrived feeling very apprehensive about having a g...

22 October 2018

Nearby Hospitals

Find nearby Hospitals

Last updated on 01 August 2012.

Information supplied by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust