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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.

Charles and Camilla are to visit Lache as part of a tour of Chester

Chester royal visit: Charles and Camilla to visit Lache

Royal couple to tour youth support centre, Chester Cathedral and Countess of Chester Country Park

Three-year-old Drew Till and his sister 10-year-old Lexie of Ellesmere Port

Your Champions: Lexie Till of Ellesmere Port nominated

Nominate your hero for a Your Champions award

Ellesmere Port Hospital: Centenary garden planned

Garden at Chester Road hospital to benefit dementia patients

The area of Chester City Walls where a man is believed to have fallen

Chester City Walls: Man suffers head injuries after falling from historic landmark

Mystery surrounds early hours incident in which male victim believed to have sustained a fractured skull

Boughton: Elderly couple hospitalised after house fire

Couple escape kitchen fire after being alerted by fire alarms fitted just two days before

Stoak: Elderly couple in serious condition following crash

The man and woman, both in their 70s, remain in hospital following the crash at Little Stanney Lane in Chester

Chester MP Stephen Mosley cleared of misusing envelopes

Stephen Mosley MP gives assurances over House of Commons correspondence

Countess of Chester Hospital given green scheme boost

Hospital benefits from Cheshire West and Chester Council's metal recycling plan

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

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