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    • Apr05
      Meet Rosie and Jim - the new duo spreading paws-itivity at the Countess

      The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has two new members of staff who are helping to put big smiles on the faces of both staff and patients. Volunteer Jim Moubray has been bringing Rosie the therapy dog to the Countess for just four weeks, and in that short time, the 10-year-old golden retriever has already won the hearts of staff and patients. ...Read more

    • Mar21
      Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust prepares for what could be a busy Easter bank holiday

      The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is reminding patients to ensure they are fully prepared for any potential healthcare needs ahead of what could be a busy Easter bank holiday weekend (29 March – 1 April). As the Easter bank holiday can often lead to increased activity in a hospital, the NHS is advising that repeat prescriptions should be ordered at least seven working days ahead of the bank holiday to guarantee that they will be available in time, which can be done quickly and easily via the NHS App. ...Read more

    • Mar14
      Meet some of the 2024 leap year babies born at Countess of Chester Hospital

      Several extra special bundles of joy were born at the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today, all sharing a very rare and unique birthday. Only once every four years, February has 29 days instead of 28, with all newborn babies arriving on this date known as 'leaplings'. ...Read more

    • Mar13
      New Falls Prevention Equipment

      The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has made a long-term commitment to enhancing patient safety by investing in technology designed to prevent and minimise the risks associated with patient falls. The Trust has allocated a significant £240,000 package for the purchase and maintenance of assistive technology equipment, also known as Ramblegards, a state-of-the-art solution that detects patient movement. ...Read more

    • Mar13
      Tobacco Dependency Treatment Service

      Attempting to stop smoking is one of the best decisions you can make for your own health and your finances.  The Countess of Chester Hospital’s innovative new Tobacco Dependency Treatment Service can help ensure anyone who smokes tobacco gets the right support and assistance, to ensure their withdrawal symptoms are managed and controlled effectively. ...Read more

    • Mar08
      New M&S store to open at Countess of Chester Hospital

      Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust announces opening of new M&S store A brand-new Marks and Spencer food store is set to open at the Countess of Chester Hospital later this year. The new 1000 sq ft store, which will be situated in what is currently an office space in the hospital's main entrance, will be open seven days a week and aims to enhance the visitor, patient and staff experience on site. ...Read more

    • Mar05
      ITV Granada film at COCH for new bowel cancer campaign

      We were pleased to welcome ITV Granada to our hospital last week, as they filmed a news bulletin in our Endoscopy department, highlighting the importance of bowel cancer screening. Consultant colorectal surgeon Dr Dale Vimalachandran spoke on the Granada Reports bulletin which aired last week, about the fact that bowel cancer is the North West's second biggest cause of cancer death. ...Read more

    • Feb22
      Public urged to use NHS 111 ahead of doctor strikes

      People across Cheshire and Merseyside are being urged to use NHS 111 for all non-emergency healthcare needs ahead of industrial action by junior doctors. This week there will be a further period of industrial action undertaken by junior doctors. The BMA industrial action will take place from 7am Saturday 24 February until 11. ...Read more

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