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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.


Chester nightclub reopening tonight following police concerns

City nightspot will be up-and-running again after 'stringent measures' were introduced

Farndon crossroads

Three injured in Farndon multi-vehicle crash

Passing off-duty paramedic from London Ambulance Service praised for their support

Chester Parkrun is a runaway success

More than 200 people are joining in with the weekly Saturday fun and fitness event

42nd Street dancers and Tiny Tappers pictured before the show with the Babygrow Appeal banner. Back row left to right Alisha Underwood, Millie Thompson, Bella Parkes Jones, Aurora Navas, Emma O'Donnell, Hannah Mooney Front row left to right Isabelle Jones, Sophia Mangan, Oriana Navas, Amelia Thomas

Family of popular Blacon mum seeking answers to NHS 'failings' over her death

'Popular and outgoing' Grace Mortimer, 32, passed away on March 23

Chester mum urges women to sign up for Race For Life

Chester event is on Sunday, July 17 at Chester Racecourse

An ambulance arrives at Chester Magistrates Court after a man collapsed during the Rosies hearing

Chester court drama as man collapses at Rosies hearing

35-year-old from Upton taken to hospital as nightclub case was being adjourned

Countess of Chester Hospital orders review after mortality rise at baby unit

Very poorly babies are being cared for at neighbouring hospitals while review is carried out

Countess of Chester Hospital Trust rated 'Good' following inspection

But improvements needed in managing emergency cases and end-of-life care

Serious assault at Chester Races puts one person in hospital

The incident happened at the Members Bar during Friday night's race meet

Incredible show of support for Erin Cross from Chester community

People in the area have taken the little girl to their hearts with hundreds of fundraising events

Chester children's hospital care at home service has been saved

The future of the 'vital' service had been in doubt

Westminster Park Community Centre darts team - Richard Argyle, Dave Roberts, Carol Wright, Jamie Holmes and Rebecca Box

Darts teams' fundraising efforts are on target

Cash raised for Countess of Chester Hospital

Does this childen's comforter look familiar?

Can you help us find this toy rabbit's owner?

Comforter found in the Countess of Chester Hospital's main entrance

The Bishop of Chester Dr Peter Forster and Pat Daniels of the Chester Childbirth Appeal attend the unveiling of a plaque recording the names of fundraisers for the Comfort Zone/sensory garden at the Women and Children's Unit at the Countess of Chester Hospital

Chester Childbirth Appeal marks 25 wonderful years

Good cause founded by retired midwife

Nicky Young, Mike Henshall and staff nurse Abigail Jeffels

Volunteer's diamond challenge for Countess of Chester Hospital

DofE volunteer knits baby hats for neonatal unit

Chester junior doctors to attend roadshow about proposed deal on new contracts

Fact-finding events taking place across England before membership asked to vote on new package

Staff at the M&S store at Cheshire Oaks have raised £16,000 for the Countess of Chester Babygrow appeal

Cheshire Oaks store brings in £16,000 for hospital appeal

Countess charity has touched many employees' hearts

Ellesmere Port cancer volunteer Sue Yates

Ellesmere Port cancer volunteer receives award

Outstanding ability to recognise people's needs


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