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.

Tributes to well-liked grandfather killed by electric cable

Fifty four-year-old grandfather electrocuted while obtaining scrap metal from Ince farm

Great Sutton man conquers Snowdon for breast care fund

Aidan Hughes raises £400 after mum receives 'invaluable' treatment at the Countess of Chester Hospital

Five-year-old Chester boy nominated for national Super Sibling Award

“He looked past the tubes and wires to see his beautiful tiny little sister"

Landline phone service in Cheshire West and North East Wales was disrupted today

Phone lines issue resolved following water damage at Chester telephone exchange

Landlines across Cheshire West and North East Wales were affected

Calls to the emergency services should be made by mobile this morning, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service warn updated

Water damage at Chester telephone exchange causes problem with phone lines

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service advise residents to dial 999 from mobiles if there is an emergency

Countess of Chester doctors accuse council of putting patients at risk

Sexual health experts at city hospital say change will compromise patient care

Countess of Chester hospital staff fighting to avoid crisis point

Staff praised for dedication in keeping A&E service going in the face of unprecedented demand

Sebastian makes a New Year's Day appearance at Countess of Chester hospital

Proud parents Kerry and Mark Forrester praise hospital staff

Christmas Day surprise for new mums in Ellesmere Port

Babies born at the Countess of Chester Hospital

Rod Alexander is on a mission to raise £50,000 for Myeloma UK

Christleton man on mission to raise awareness of Myeloma

Sufferer Rod Alexander has set a fundraising target of £50,000

A festival of Christmas trees at Chester Cathedral

Festive fundraiser for the Babygrow Appeal at the Countess of Chester Hospital

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

Phyl Harries, who is playing Dame Dolly Dumplings in Jack and the Beanstalk - the Rock 'n' Roll panto at Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from December 31 onwards

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


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