Countess Of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

01244 365 000 The Countess Of Chester Health Park , Chester, Cheshire, CH2 1UL

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 16 ratings for this trust


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 twelfth consecutive year, of the 40Top Hospitals Award.

Latest reviews of this trust

stay from 1/12/2017 to 16/1/18

I collapsed during the early hours of Friday and was admitted about 1.30 a.m. I had blood poisoning and internal bleeding in my stomach....

2 February 2018

Long wait at fractures clinic

I had an appointment at the fractures clinic on Friday at 9.30 an announcement came over the speakers saying there was an hours delay 2 h...

23 January 2018

Not fit for purpose

I work as a qualified nurse and have worked in many accident and emergency departments and sadly Chester is one of the worst. For such a...

22 January 2018

Poor access to excellent services in ENT right now

15 minutes to check into the reception desk at ENT. Care staff are also queuing at the other side of reception to provide a service when ...

16 January 2018

Stroke I thought was flu

I felt unwell and thought it was flu. My daughter rang 999 and a paramedic turned up 7-8 minutes later and took me straight to A&E wh...

27 November 2017

Quality of service at Countess Of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Registration with the Care Quality Commission

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Last updated on 24 July 2014.

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