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.


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

Not About Heroes is in its final week at Clwyd Theatr Cymru in Mold

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from November 26 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

Countess of Chester launches its Tree of Life Appeal

Countess of Chester Hospital appeal grows for 30th anniversary

Renamed Tree of Life campaign to be launched on December 5

Report reveals plane that killed Chester couple ran out of fuel

Hotelier Gary Vickers and partner Kaye Clarke both lost their lives in the crash

Baby born as daughter makes her way to Upton legend's funeral

Reggie Bedford's family are delighted with the birth of baby Seth

Lynda's legacy to pioneering Milk Bank

Milk Bank founder Lynda Coulter retires after 47 years with NHS

Charity champion recognised for dedication to Babygrow Appeal

Louise Purcell, 44, offered support after her daughter was born weighing 2lb 3oz

Head Injured People in Cheshire to hold fundraiser ball

Charity will transform Chester Town Hall into winter wonderland

Andrew Clynch, 43, of Birkett Avenue, Ellesmere Port, was jailed for two years for inflicting grevious bodily harm on Simon Tew.

Man jailed for one-punch attack outside Ellesmere Port pub that left victim with life-changing brain injuries

Andrew Clynch, 43, of Birkett Avenue, Ellesmere Port, pleaded guilty to inflicting grevious bodily harm on Simon Tew, 41

Countess of Chester Trees of Light appeal grows for 30th anniversary

Ceremony to celebrate loved ones and special occasions

NHS Foundation Trust’s Maple Ward accredited by Royal College of Psychiatrists

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Local mental health ward recognised as excellent

Cuddington radiographer cycles 40km in the Cheshire Cycletta Race

Team of three raised over £600 for Breast Care Unit fund at the Countess of Chester Hospital

Radiographers go on strike at Countess of Chester Hospital

Staff are upset after government rejected the recommended 1% rise

A man was taken to the Countess of Chester Hospital following a collision on Frodsham Street

Man injured in Chester road traffic collision

Incident on Frodsham Street involved pedestrian and vehicle

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