Countess Of Chester Hospital

01244 365000 The Countess Of Chester Health Park , Chester, Cheshire, CH2 1HJ
http://www.coch.nhs.uk

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 121 ratings for this hospital

Overview

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.

Contact details, map and directions

Countess Of Chester Hospital

Tel: 01244 365000   Fax: 01244 365 292

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

Website: http://www.coch.nhs.uk

Email: cochpals@nhs.net

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Quality of service at Countess Of Chester Hospital

This hospital is managed by Countess Of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

87% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

105% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

93% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

107% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 1102 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 615 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

77%staff recommend this hospital for care. 145 responses. 3944 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

61%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 145 responses. 3944 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 2407 responses.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Reasuring staff

During a recent visit to the Countess to undergo breathing tests, i must once again praise the staff working on that day . Reception staf...

26 May 2017

Vaginal prolapse surgery

The date noted for the visit to the Hospital is incorrect as it is not possible to find the date required. Problem...

24 May 2017

Annual eye examination - Eye Clinic

I have been going to the clinic for a few years now and have always found the staff & doctors very helpful. The doctor that I have seen o...

18 May 2017

The worst hospital I've ever seen

I went to the maternity ward with my wife recently and I can only recommend to avoid at all cost. Facilities are just inappropriate fo...

15 May 2017

Out patient visits

I have had numerous appointments and the examinations by staff and consultants have always thorough and reassuring.All staff are to be co...

2 May 2017

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Last updated on 05 January 2016.

Information supplied by Countess Of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust