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 162 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)

91% 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)

100% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

97% 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)

121% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 2496 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 854 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

78%Patients recommend this hospital. 691 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

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

Latest reviews of this hospital

4.5 hrs wait and they don't care

Went to A&E this evening cos my wife was in absolute agony. Saw the nurse within 20 minute's so no problem there. What we did have a ...

17 July 2018

Caring and professional staff

i was admitted to the COCH for almost 10 weeks . During my stay there i can truthfully say that the care compassion and overall professio...

11 July 2018

Thank you

I don't have words to express how grateful i am to the team on this department. I arrived at A&E to be swiftly referred to emergency ass...

7 July 2018

Amazing Staff!

Long story short: just a few days ago I was booked for a labour induction. During the procedure it turned out that I need an emergency CC...

22 June 2018

Eye clinic

Attended the Westminster ward yesterday for eye treatment.how great were all the staff.so lovely and made you feel relaxed.went to theatr...

21 June 2018

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Last updated on 05 January 2016.

Information supplied by Countess Of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust