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.

Baby involved in Kingsway car crash during early hours

Child taken to hospital and 21-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of drink driving

#HelloMyNameIs founder Kate Granger with staff at the Countess of Chester Hospital

Social media campaign founder visits Countess of Chester Hospital

Dr Kate Granger created #HelloMyNameIs to encourage healthcare workers to introduce themselves to patients


Lorry driver taken to hospital for assessment following multi-vehicle collision in Chester

Motorists were earlier asked to avoid the Boughton-Vicars Cross area after the A51 was closed

Cheshire Police

Police warning over 'legal highs' after teenager collapses at park in Ellesmere Port

Police were called to Whitby Park after reports of a 15-year-old boy having collapsed

Wrexham sculptor Simon O'Rourke creating the lion

LOOK: Lion to take centre stage at Babygrow Appeal ball

Simon O'Rourke's sculpture will be auctioned to raise cash for the Countess of Chester Hospital’s Babygrow Appeal

Firefighters rescued a woman from an overturned car on Martins Lane on Wednesday, June 17

Woman rescued from overturned car in Chester

88-year-old taken to the Countess of Chester Hospital following the incident on Martin's Lane

Garden Quarter mourns the loss of jazz singer and community champion Jane Wolfe

Jane, 69, died at The Countess of Chester Hospital on June 10

Patricia Brian, 77, is being recognised with a British Empire Medal for her service to the Frodsham and Helsby communities

Frodsham volunteer awarded British Empire Medal in Queen's Birthday Honours

Patricia Brian recognised for her service to the Frodsham and Helsby communities

Boost for Babygrow Appeal from MBNA Chester Marathon

Chester Marathon organisers choose Countess of Chester hospital as chosen charity

Countess of Chester Country Park wins top accolade at Annual Land Trust Awards

Park area was opened by The Duchess of Cornwall in September 2014

Chester Tesco store first to implement dementia friendly checkout

Frodsham Street store will also have a Dementia Friendly member of staff to make shopping trips easier

Countess of Chester Hospital visited by performers to celebrate International Nurses Day

Vamos Theatre Company mark anniversary of birth of Florence Nightingale

Port2Port cycle challenge for Ellesmere Port dad and Chester pal

1,300-mile charity bike ride to raise cash for Reverse Rett charity

Man hospitalised after assault at Chester Races

Four people arrested and one charged in connection with the assault

Chester woman's ancestry search uncovers link to rail disaster 150 years ago

Anne Murray's great great grandfather died in 1865

St Oswald's Way, Chester: Woman seriously injured in collision with car

The 29-year-old has been taken to hospital with serious injures

Dr Ravi Jayaram, from the Countess of Chester Hospital

Channel 4 Born Naughty? Chester doctor to star

Countess of Chester Hospital Dr Ravi Jayaram teams up with Dr Dawn Harper from Embarrassing Bodies for new show

£500 worth of Argos vouchers to be won with The Chronicle

Deadline for entries Friday, May 22

Ed Oliver appointed chairman of CH1ChesterBID

Former non-executive director of Countess of Chester Hospital takes city post

Pat Collins Fair in Little Roodee Car Park, Chester

Woman suffers cardiac arrest at Chester fun fair

71-year-old fell ill at Pat Collins Fair in Little Roodee Car Park on Sunday, May 3

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