Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske)

01872 250000 Treliske , Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3LQ

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 310 ratings for this hospital


Royal Cornwall Hospital

Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Trust (RCHT) is the principal provider of acute, specialist and community healthcare to the people of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.


The Trust is a medium sized teaching District General Hospital, primarily providing services on its three hospital sites – Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, West Cornwall Hospital in Penzance and St Michael’s Hospital in Hayle.


The services RCHT provide are highly valued by the local community and patients, and include:

Emergency and urgent care health services

Maternity and paediatric services

A range of specialist and community based services to provide for the health needs of people needing planned care.


RCHT’s ambition is clear - to provide safer, better, good value care as the preferred healthcare provider for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

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Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske)

Tel: 01872 250000   Fax: 01872 252708

Address: Treliske, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3LQ



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Quality of service at Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske)

This hospital is managed by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

52%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1904 responses. 5543 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 991 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 1296 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

87%Patients recommend this hospital. 762 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

60%staff recommend this hospital for care. 1904 responses. 5543 staff work at this trust.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Helpful and memorable appointment

I had a very effective appointment with Mrs Crompton. I have over the years had many discussions about my hearing and hearing aids when a...

18 August 2019

Pleasant experience

Nobody whants or likes a visit to hospital but my visit to the scanning department wasmade a pleasant experience due to the staff .They w...

17 August 2019

I felt let down

I've had both good and bad experiences at Treliske, but the bad ones overshadow the good, because of their severity. I made a complaint a...

15 August 2019

Amazing treatment

Hello, whilst visiting Penzance on holiday from Saturday to Saturday in July, my wife said she was unwell on the Sunday. She had taken a ...

13 August 2019

broken arm

i spent three days with complex arm fractures.. all the staff, porters, nurses, ward clerks, theatre staff and doctors were extremely bu...

10 August 2019

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Last updated on 16 April 2013.

Information supplied by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust