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Countess of Chester Hospital

The Countess of Chester is the main NHS hospital for the Chester area with 625 beds. It was officially opened as such on May 30, 1984, but the accident and emergency wards were open from 1983, and a hospital has existed on site since 1829.

Juliet Stephenson, Don James, Matt Oakes, Ed Davies, Errol Tyrell, Paul North, Ant Cross, Peter Coates, Zack Coates from Bishops' High School, who all took part in a 12 hour relay in honour of Erin Cross

School unites in relay for Erin

Staff and students organised 12-hour relay for toddler Erin Cross

Fun in the sun at Cathedral family event

Mothers' Union say a big thank you to all who helped make family fun day a success

Breaking News

Seven arrested following armed 'disturbance'

Arrests follow 'disturbance' in Blacon

More homes are planned for land next to the Countess of Chester Country Park

Hundred more homes planned for Countess of Chester Hospital land

Site for new houses will be next to Countess of Chester Country Park

The Lorraine American Cemetery near Saint-Avold, Moselle, France, the largest Second World War American cemetery in Europe where 10,489 are buried. From left to right Michael Banner, Neil Fowler and Sion Owen

Cross country marathon triumph for Ciara riders

Father of little girl with rare condition leads team across 14 countries in 14 days

Hospitals branded poor for reports on patient safety

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Countess of Chester and Ellesmere Port Hospitals received the rating from the Department of Health (DH) and NHS England

Hospital parking misery

Residents blame the lack of spaces at the Countess of Chester Hospital and selfish motorists for clogging up their roads

Family fundraiser after dad’s cancer fight

Townsend family from Mickle Trafford raise more than £1,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support

Store makes a difference for children

M & S staff raise £17,734.08 for Countess of Chester hospital charity

New country park opens to the public

Countess of Chester Country Park in Upton opens

Sarah Heath with her partner Chris Fozzard and friends Victoria and Wullie McGarrell present their cheque to the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre

Sarah says thank you - with help from her friends

Chester vet battling cancer makes presentation to Clatterbridge centre

A biker was taken to Countess of Chester Hospital following an Ellesmere Port accident

Motorcyclist injured in collision with car

Biker taken to Countess of Chester Hospital following Ellesmere Port accident

Help hospital recreate historic day

Were you there when Princess Diana opened the hospital in 1984?

Chester Chronicle reporter Rachel Flint appears on BBC Breakfast updated

Chronicle reporter says diet not to blame for Crohn's

Rachel Flint hits-back after claims on BBC Breakfast junk food causes Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis

A female motorcyclist needed hospital treatment following an accident in Ellesmere Port

Woman hurt in collision between motorbike and car

Female motorcyclist taken to Countess of Chester Hospital following Ellesmere Port accident

Football and races collide in city centre

'Busiest night of the year' expected as Chester Races clash with England's World Cup debut

Harry is on song for cathedral date

Hammond School student performs at Chester Cathedral service

Charity night raises £2,000 for baby appeal

Mums work together to help hospital neonatal unit charity campaign

North West Ambulance Service

Woman hospitalised after 'serious' crash on A55

Incident happened at Posthouse Roundabout

Physio's challenge will take pedal power

Countess of Chester Hospital physiotherapist in cycle challenge for Reverse Rett charity


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