Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske)

01872 250000 Treliske , Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3LQ

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 373 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

61%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1981 responses. 5453 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 789 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 1273 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 561 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

75%staff recommend this hospital for care. 1981 responses. 5453 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

Excellent staff and efficient service

I was very anxious about having an endoscopy, but was really reassured by the member of staff who went through the options with me. Whil...

20 March 2019

The staff are plain and simply legends.

After what seemed like a lifetime ago, my partner was admitted for a premature induction into the Princess Alexandra Wing at Treliske hos...

18 March 2019

Noisy ward, painful mattress but good food

My mother has just been released from Amu 2 and is very grateful for the care she received. However in the interest of trying to help oth...

15 March 2019

A massive credit to RCHT

On Wednesday, I had left my hearing aid at home. I could not do the work I was due to do as my hearing is poor. As a long shot I popped i...

14 March 2019

The consultant that dealt with my son.

Friday I got sent to the children’s ward because the doctor heard a heart murmur on my 7 week old son. Since arriving the team have been ...

11 March 2019

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Last updated on 16 April 2013.

Information supplied by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust