West Cornwall Hospital

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Coordinates: 50°07′19″N 5°32′24″W / 50.122°N 5.540°W / 50.122; -5.540

West Cornwall Hospital
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Location Penzance, Cornwall, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Care system NHS
Hospital type General Hospital
Affiliated university None
Emergency department Yes, Emergency Nurse Practitioner service overnight.
Beds 80
Website http://www.cornwall.nhs.uk/RCHT/Home.aspx
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West Cornwall Hospital is located in St. Clare street in Penzance.


Urgent Care Centre[edit]

  • Triage
  • Four cubicles
  • Plaster room
  • Resuscitation Room

Medical Admissions Unit[edit]

  • 22 Beds
  • 4 bedded High Dependency Unit
  • Portable Cardiac monitoring
  • Exercise tolerance test services

Medical Ward Two[edit]

  • 28 Beds
  • Medical and Rehabilitation
  • Care of the Elderly services

Surgical Unit[edit]

  • 26 Beds
  • Catering for general surgery
  • Day cases


  • Two Operating Theatres
  • Recovery Unit
  • CSSD

Day Case Unit[edit]

  • Caters for medical and surgical patients requiring day care, freeing up general beds for longer stays and more high dependent care

Renal Medicine Unit[edit]

  • Day Dialysis and renal care

X-Ray and Ultrasound[edit]

  • Twenty-four-hour cover for urgent and non urgent x-rays
  • CT Scanner
  • Ultrasounds by referral


  • Outpatient appointments area
  • Specialities include surgical, medical, children's medicine and chiropody

Therapy Department[edit]

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Dietetics
  • Speech and Language Therapy

See also[edit]