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Urgent treatment centre

If you need to visit the urgent treatment centre, please don’t just turn up. You may be directed elsewhere or have to wait longer. Use the NHS 111 online service or call 111 at any time of day or night, to find out where you should go and when.


If you have coronavirus symptoms and need medical help for any reason, do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. If you have symptoms of coronavirus, use NHS 111 online.

You must continue to wear face coverings in healthcare settings, unless you are exempt. Please help us to reduce the risk of infection for our staff and patients by following this guidance.

What injuries can the urgent treatment centre treat?

The urgent treatment centre at West Cornwall Hospital is open 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.

The team are there for anyone who needs urgent medical care for injuries and conditions such as:

  • deep cuts
  • fractures
  • minor falls
  • non-life threatening head injuries

You may be seen by a doctor between 9am to 10pm and an experienced nurse overnight. X-ray is available between 8am and 11pm.

Call 999 if you have a life threatening illness or injury.


To keep people safe during the pandemic, and to avoid crowding, we are asking you to contact NHS 111 before visiting. Go to NHS 111 online or call 111.

West Cornwall Hospital
St Clare Street, Penzance TR18 2PF

The centre is on the ground floor at West Cornwall Hospital. When you arrive at the main entrance, go past the main reception and turn right. Follow the corridor round to the left and the urgent treatment centre is on your right.

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