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.

Heavy police presence on Elm Square in Lache on Wednesday, April 22

Armed Cheshire police swoop on Lache street

Man detained under Mental Health Act after hinting he had a firearm

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The scene of the three vehicle crash on the A548 Sealand Road

Man injured in A548 Sealand Road crash

Driver taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries following the three vehicle smash which caused congestion

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Chester Magistrates Court

Man in court following hoax bomb alert at Countess of Chester Hospital

The 40-year-old is charged with communicating false information

Former cancer patient raises funds for Countess of Chester's Relative Comfort Appeal

Dr Graham Rideal entertains patients, staff and visitors with musical performance

Chester Lions Club ladies driving challenge

Would you like to drive a fire engine or a tractor for the Babygrow Appeal?

Man arrested at Countess of Chester Hospital for 'concern for safety' incident

Public were advised to steer clear of hospital as incident was ongoing

Cheshire businesses support charities with Easter egg donations

Carden Park Hotel, Sainsbury's Chester and Balfour Beattie donate to local charities

General Election 2015: City of Chester Parliamentary candidates

You choices for MP for Chester in the forthcoming election

BHS on Foregate Street

Man collapses outside BHS in Chester

Incident happened at around 10.30am on Wednesday, April 15

Call for better warning signs at notorious Broughton bridge

Latest accident forced a two-hour road closure

Generous Tesco customers donate 800 Easter eggs to Chester hospital

Store staff deliver chocolate goodies to Countess of Chester children's ward

Countess of Chester Hospital takes tea as part of Worldwide Afternoon Tea Party

Special event to raise awareness of malnutrition in one in four people admitted to hospital

Trust donates life saving equipment to Countess of Chester Hospital

Emily Ffion Trust raises £17,000 to fund essential equipment to treat bronchilitis

Mum raises funds to buy webcam for neonatal unit at Countess of Chester

Amanda Hett hopes device will help families at a traumatic time

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