Practice Profile

St Clare Medical Centre



The Partners practice from a purpose built premises (2019) shared with 2 other practices at St Clare Medical Centre with onsite patient parking.  Sunnyside has 9 allocated consulting rooms all of which are well equipped.   There is also a pharmacy on site run by Day Lewis.




Sunnyside Surgery is a friendly 7 GP Practice in the coastal town of Penzance in West Cornwall .  We serve almost 6300 patients from a wide variety of social backgrounds.


Opening Hours

Patient Services

We provide a high standard of acute care, chronic disease management and health promotion.  We operate an appointment system for all clinical staff offering 10 minute appointments and telephone consultations.  Chronic disease management clinics are run by the Practice Nurse. We also offer contraceptive services, Minor Surgery,  NHS Travel Vaccination and Warfarin testing and a range of Enhanced and Local services. 

Surgery opening hours are 8.30am - 6.30pm Monday, to Friday

Tuesdays we provide extended opening hours for our patients when we open until 8.00pm

Sunnyside does not cover out-of–hours, the contract for this is with NHS111.


Medical Student Training


The Practice is committed to undergraduate teaching with six students from Years 2-4  and 2 GP Registrars from the Peninsula Medical School. We won an award in 2018 for Excellence and have been nominated again this year. See more on our Practice News page.