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 consultant tells of patient complaints over sexual health service

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Lead clinician says patients can't get appointments and are being turned away from full clinics

Countess of Chester Hospital says phone lines now restored

Incoming calls to Countess went down for more than two hours

Countess of Chester Hospital elderly care project wins award

Volunteers sought to help support new dementia project at hospital

Axing Chester hospital's abortion service is another nail in NHS coffin

Chester Chronicle chief reporter David Holmes offers a personal view on the controversial issue of the Countess of Chester Hospital ending its abortion service


Countess of Chester Hospital abortion service decision slammed by city charity

Hospital bosses blame loss of sexual health contract for undermining service 

Road closures in place for Chester Santa Dash

Plus city centre offers for all particpants

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Your views on Countess of Chester Hospital axing abortion service

Readers have been shocked and angered by the decision taken by hospital bosses

Countess of Chester Hospital abortion service axing criticised by Chester MP and doctors

Hospital bosses say termination service is 'no longer sustainable'

The Kelsborrow Choir from Cheshire have a busy Christmas in store

Chester Kelsborrow Choir announces series of festive fundraising concerts

Ashton Hayes music group is raising money for Hospice of the Good Shepherd and Babygrow Appeal

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Chester midwife alleges unfair dismissal in swine flu jab case

Countess of Chester Hospital taken to employment tribunal by former employee 

Sureya Noor at the back with family friend Aman Sumidh and her children who have helped her raise money for Syrian orphans

Chester mum's dinner invitation to help save Syrian orphans

Lord and Lady Mayoress of Chester attending James Bond-themed charity event 

Chester Cathedral prepares for Christmas Tree Festival

Annual free event runs from November 28-January 3

Why Chester is joining the campaign against domestic violence

Cheshire West and Chester Council are backing the White Ribbon Campaign

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Ellesmere Port man who climbed onto the roof of Countess of Chester Hospital handed behaviour order

Adrian Green, 41, was handed a Criminal Behavior Order for repeatedly wasting emergency services' resources

Sureya Noor at the back with family friend Aman Sumidh and her children who have helped her raise money for Syrian orphans

How a Chester mother is working to raise funds for Syrian orphans

Sureya Noor has already raised half of her £10,000 target

Chester Santa Dash to be started by double Olympic medallist

Rebecca Romero will fire starting gun and hand out medals on December 6

Avengers assemble at Duke's Drive for the fundraiser in aid of the Newborn Appeal

Superhero walk held in Chester in memory of Little Saughall baby

Faith Evans was born 11 weeks prematurely but sadly passed away on October 3

Tanker on its side in the M56

M56 tanker spillage: Three casualties taken to hospital with skin irritation

The motorway between Junctions 15-11 remains closed in both directions after a tanker crashed and spilt hazardous chemical

Lili at just one-day-old

One of the Countess of Chester Hospital's heaviest babies in past five years revealed

Lili Makin, from Flint, weighed 11lb 9oz when she was born in 2010

Dani Naylor and Helen Stroyd of the acute medical admissions team at the Countess of Chester Hospital tackle the HellRunner at Delamere Forest

Where's Wally fundraiser is Hell Up North

Countess of Chester Hospital team raises £5,000 in half marathon challenge


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