Countess Of Chester Hospital

Telephone: 01244 365000
Address: The Countess Of Chester Health Park, Chester, Cheshire, CH2 1UL

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 70 ratings for this hospital


The Countess of Chester Hospital is a 600-bed,single site general hospital situated on the outskirts of Chester.

The Trust has over 3,000 employees and provides acute emergency and elective services, primary care direct access services and obstetric services to a population of approximately 250,000 residents mainly in Chester and surrounding rural areas, Ellesmere Port and Neston and the Deeside area of Flintshire. More than 425,000 patients attend the hospital for treatment every year – ranging from a simple outpatient appointment to major cancer surgery.
We are the main Trust serving Western Cheshire Primary Care Trust, and provide services to approximately 30% of the population covered by Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board in Wales. Welsh patients represent approximately one fifth of the workload of the Trust.

Our high clinical outcomes and standards were recognised in the award, for the eleventh consecutive year, of the 40Top Hospitals Award.

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Countess Of Chester Hospital

Tel: 01244 365000   Fax: 01244 365 292

Address: The Countess Of Chester Health Park, Chester, Cheshire, CH2 1UL



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Latest reviews of this hospital

Great care

I went to a&e with a high temperature they admitted me straight away. Saved my life. Thank you

13 April 2014

Fantastic care given here better than private by far!

This is by far the best care I have ever recieved in hospital and unfortunately I have been to a number of hospitals including Warrington...

8 April 2014

Flippancy of Triarge Nurse Sat 5th April

My sister was admitted today, Sat 5th April, with severe back and chest pain. When the Triarge nurse came to assess her, she was in acut...

5 April 2014


i have been waiting to have my gall bladder removed and have been in agony for weeks eating through many painkillers just to be able to ...

4 April 2014

A&E useless

Last year I fell on my arm which was hurting so went to A&E, they took 2 standard wrist X-rays which showed no injury but a crack in ...

30 March 2014

Quality of service at Countess Of Chester Hospital

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

84 from 414 responses
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Friends and Family Test score: A&E

48 from 491 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Care Quality Commission national standards

All standards met
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Number of MRSA cases in last 3 months

0 case(s) in the last three months

Patient survey score for cleanliness

As expected with a score of 8.76

C. difficile infections in last 3 months

Worse than average (0.03 cases per bed in the last three months)

NHS Choices users rating

Responding to patient safety alerts

Good - All alerts signed off where deadline has passed

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Last updated on 01 July 2011.

Information supplied by Countess Of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust