The death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II: A statement from Ian Haythornthwaite, Chair and Dr Susan Gilby, Chief Executive of the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
“We are deeply sorry to hear about the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We offer our deepest condolences to the Royal Family on behalf of everyone at the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Olympic gold medal cyclist Chris Boardman, MBE, has opened a new cycle storage unit for Countess of Chester Hospital staff as the Trust launched its sustainable travel strategy.
Boardman, who is currently leading government body Active Travel England to create safer streets for cycling and walking, cut the ribbon on the new secure space for staff to lock up their bikes complete with adjacent changing facilities to use before and after travelling to work.
The Lord Mayor of Chester, Councillor John Leather, has opened a new Health and Wellbeing Garden for Countess of Chester Hospital staff.
The new garden has been designed for doctors, nurses, physios, pharmacists, porters and all other hospital staff to use for rest and relaxation in all weathers, with raised planting areas, covered seating spaces and decorative artwork celebrating the NHS’ impact during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has submitted plans for a new facility to replace its existing Women and Children’s Building.
The proposals reflect the Trust’s ambition to provide the highest quality care for patients and their families, using modern technology and infrastructure to enhance treatment options for the local community and wider region.
A new MRI scanner was recently delivered to Ellesmere Port Hospital (EPH) as part of a new Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC) that will be opening soon.
When complete, the Hub will act as a one-stop shop for outpatient diagnostic testing, with MRI, Computed Tomography (CT) and ultrasound scans being carried out seven days a week.
Your questions answered: Maternity Services
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) published its latest report and rating for the Countess of Chester NHS Foundation Trust on 15 June. The overall rating for the Trust remains as ‘requires’ improvement’. The CQC rated the Trust’s maternity services and its well-led domain as inadequate – a change from its 2018 ratings of good and requires improvement respectively.
The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has joined a group of organisations aiming to make society fairer for all.
The Trust has signed up to a Purpose Coalition, joining more than 50 other public and private sector organisations in committing to providing equal opportunities.
The Care Quality Commission published its latest report, rating the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust as 'requires improvement' on 15 June 2022. The full report can be found here: https://www.cqc.org.uk/provider/RJR
The Care and Quality Commission (CQC) has reported that the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been issued with a ‘requires improvement’ rating and provided clear recommendations which will enable the Trust to enhance its care provision for the local community in the future.