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.