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    • Jul22
      Topping out ceremony marks significant milestone for new Women and Children's Building at the Countess of Chester Hospital

      A significant milestone in the construction of the Countess of Chester Hospital’s new Women and Children's Building has been marked with a special 'topping out’ ceremony, coinciding with the launch of an exciting new five-year strategy for women and children’s services. The key event – which marks the symbolic completion of the building's frame and is a significant stage in its construction – was attended by several staff from the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, as well as representatives of the construction partners IHP. ...Read more

    • Jul22
      Future generation get sneak peek inside new Women and Children's Building at the Countess of Chester Hospital

      The future generation of possible NHS and construction workers were given an exclusive peek into the new Women and Children's Building at the Countess of Chester Hospital last week, as the construction continues to take shape. Twenty-three Year 10 students from a range of local schools in the area joined the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for a week of work experience last week, which saw them gain invaluable insights into the world of healthcare, including a unique and rare chance to watch the construction process of a new NHS building. ...Read more

    • Jul12
      Annual Members Meeting 2024

      Our 2024 Annual Members Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 25th 2024 from 4.30pm - 6.00pm via Microsoft Teams. If you wish to attend this meeting, please contact a member of the Corporate Team via coch.cochboardandcommittees@nhs.net or 01244 366 429 and agenda and link to join will be provided. ...Read more

    • Jul02
      Statement in response to the outcome of the Lucy Letby retrial

      On Tuesday, 2 July 2024, Dr Nigel Scawn, Medical Director, shared a statement to the media. You can read the statement here: Dr Nigel Scawn, Medical Director at the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, said: “Our thoughts are with the family and loved ones of Baby K. ...Read more

    • Jun25
      Service disruption expected as public urged to use NHS 111 ahead of junior doctor strikes

      The public is encouraged  to use NHS 111 for all their non-emergency healthcare needs, as junior doctors gear up for five days of industrial action later this weeek. Significant disruption to services is expected when junior doctors strike from 7am on 27 June to 7am on 2 July 2024. ...Read more

    • Jun06
      Essential electrical works taking place at Countess of Chester Hospital could cause some disruption to car parking

      Essential electrical works taking place at Countess of Chester Hospital could cause some disruption to car parking Crucial electrical work at the Countess of Chester Hospital’s new Women and Children’s Building is taking place over the coming eight days and could cause some disruption to car parking. ...Read more

    • May30
      Countess of Chester Hospital marks 40 years since official royal opening

      The Countess of Chester Hospital is celebrating a significant milestone in its history this week.  On this day, 40 years ago, the hospital was officially opened by HRH The Princess of Wales, whose memorable visit confirmed the hospital’s long-lasting commitment to quality patient care. ...Read more

    • May24
      Chester MP officially opens SDEC facility

      Chester MP Samantha Dixon officially opened the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s Same Day Emergency Care facility (SDEC) today. The facility has marked 18 months since opening its doors to the public in December 2022, and has served thousands of patients since then. ...Read more

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