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.

WATCH: Chester FC players hand out Christmas toy appeal gifts to children in hospital

Manager Steve Burr takes squad to Countess of Chester Hospital to support Chronicle-backed BiG Storage campaign

Cheshire police

Man arrested after police officer assaulted in Chester city centre

Police keen to speak to witnesses who may have filmed incident

Cheshire Police

Man dies after choking during police drugs raid in Blacon

51-year-old died nine days after operation at Wordsworth Crescent

The Countess of Chester Hospital

Chemical spillage at the Countess of Chester Hospital

Two members of hospital staff needed treatment following this morning's incident

Your pictures from the Chester Santa Dash 2014

Photographs from the festive feel-good fundraiser

Cheshire Police

Chester city centre assault leaves man in critical condition

Victim collapsed near Deja Vu nightclub in Frodsham Street during early hours of Saturday

HIV patient asks council to think again over changes to sexual health service at Countess of Chester Hospital

Patient asks why council believes it is right to remove a locally based community service

Theatre in the Quarter are staging a production of Alice for Christmas

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from December 19 onwards

Events, Music & Gigs, Shows & Theatres and Exhibitions in the area

Cheshire children asked for their views on future of health services

Young people join West Cheshire NHS leaders for action-packed day of activities

Chester doctors go to war with council over sexual health

Consultants at Countess of Chester Hospital unanimously reject Cheshire West and Chester Council decision

Chester hotel owner hospitalised in 'nick' of time

Nick Jones' windpipe started to close during Marketing Cheshire Awards

BBC presenter Louise Minchin to lead runners in Chester Santa Dash

Event to raise money for Countess of Chester Babygrow Appeal and Hospice of the Good Shepherd


Two arrested after 'phone rage' brawl on train

Reports that a man has been arrested following an incident believed to have involved a knife

Health workers and paramedics strike again over pay

NHS bosses guarantee emergency cover is unaffected

Tributes paid to Chester sporting legend Mickey Clifford

Much-loved figure was leading light at Chester football and Cheshire Phoenix basketball clubs

NHS workers at the Countess Of Chester Hospital pictured during their first strike earlier this year

NHS workers at Countess of Chester Hospital on strike this Monday

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Emergencies will be covered during four-hour action

Your guide to Christmas in Chester and Ellesmere Port 2014

Find out what events are happening this Yuletide in your area

Lantern Magic comes to Chester Zoo today

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from December 4 onwards

Events, Music & Gigs, Shows & Theatres and Exhibitions in the area

Father of Chester crash pilot questions report into accident

Gordon Vickers' son and his partner killed in the crash at Hawarden Airport last year

Miracle Chester baby comes back to life

Mum now wants to raise awareness of premature babies

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