Countess Of Chester Hospital

01244 365000 The Countess Of Chester Health Park , Chester, Cheshire, CH2 1HJ

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 157 ratings for this hospital


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.

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Countess Of Chester Hospital

Tel: 01244 365000   Fax: 01244 365 292

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



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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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Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

55%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 22 responses. 3973 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 2092 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 887 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

80%Patients recommend this hospital. 666 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

68%staff recommend this hospital for care. 22 responses. 3973 staff work at this trust.

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

Latest reviews of this hospital

A&E a disaster

I was take to COCH A&E department by ambulance after a fall when I dislocated my shoulder. I had already waited 2 hours for the ambu...

15 February 2019

Colonoscopy & IBD team

On the day of my colonoscopy, I was very nervous and dreading having it done. When I arrived at the endoscopy department I did not have t...

14 February 2019

Basal Cell Carcinoma Removal

Thank goodness we have our NHS I would like to thank all the staff from reception and all the plastic surgery dept at the Chester counte...

11 February 2019

very happy with a+e

I was very happy how I was seen and treated in countess of Chester , I arrived at 4pm and was seen by triage at 4:39 who asked me to wait...

9 February 2019

Left anxious

The initial visit to the hospital was 3/4 months after my doctors referral. I was then booked in for a C T scan which I had within 6 we...

26 January 2019

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Last updated on 05 January 2016.

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