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Penwith GP Locality

The Penwith GP Locality stretches from St Ives on the North Coast to Marazion on the South Coast.

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The Penwith locality stretches from St Ives on the North Coast to Marazion on the South Coast. The 10 GP practices in the locality have a registered population of approximately 68,000 patients.

The locality includes the towns of Penzance and Hayle, the small rural town of St Just and the Cardrew Health Centre in Redruth.

See the locality's GP surgeries page.

The GP Lead for Penwith GP locality is Neil Walden.

Other healthcare

Edward Hain is a community hospital and located in St Ives. It provides not only in patient beds but also out patient clinics.

West Cornwall Hospital is satellite hospital of Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust and is based in Penzance. The hospital provides not only in patient beds, day case surgery but also out patient clinics. The hospital also operates a 24/7 urgent care service.

St Michael's Hospital based in Hayle is a surgical unit and is operated by Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust.

Local priorities

This locality is committed to achieving the best use of local health resources and achieving as much care as possible as near to the patient’s home as possible.

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