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 126 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

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.99% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

5.19% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 1676 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 567 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

88%staff recommend this hospital for care. 217 responses. 3939 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

67%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 217 responses. 3939 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 3336 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

I visit Haematology department regularly!

The Haematology department are really excellent, they look after you so well, all the doctors and nurses treat you with great respect and...

20 January 2017

Thank you

We visited the Countess of chester hospital over four week as my mum had tests done, We were really impressed with the service and the re...

18 January 2017

Wonderful care

I normally attend the Ellesmere Port hospital and all the staff are kind,friendly and helpful.Seem to have regular changes in consultants...

18 January 2017

I had thyroid surgery on jan 12 th 2017,at the jubilee

I would like to thank the staff nursing and other wise at the jubilee day centre also the nursing staff on ward 40 for there care and con...

13 January 2017

Nightmare situation

Without going into too much detail I was recently spoken to and ganged up on by two members of staff, one in particular during a routine ...

12 January 2017

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Last updated on 05 January 2016.

Information supplied by Countess Of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust