This month marks the 10th anniversary of the Cheshire
& North Wales Human Milk Bank and to celebrate this special
event the milk bank's regular supporter and fundraiser Ricky
Tomlinson joined a large group of breast milk donors, committed
fundraisers and mothers and babies who have received donor breast
milk during the last ten years, to mark the occasion.
Seeking and acting on patient feedback is key to improving the
healthcare services and putting patients at the centre of what we
From 1st April 2013, all patients in acute inpatient hospital
wards and A&E departments across the country have been asked to
take part in the 'Friends and Family Test'.
The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has
received outstanding feedback during a recent risk assessment,
which places the Trust among the best performing hospitals in the
The Trust has spent the last 12 months preparing for an NHS
Litigation Authority (NHSLA) assessment with the aim of achieving a
Level 3 standard, which is the highest possible standard of patient
safety risk assurance that a Trust can achieve.
Along with our other local health partners, we would like
to give you some top tips for keeping warm and well during the
Here is a useful information leaflet: Keep Warm Keep Well
Here are some other useful tips...
Make sure you claim all the financial support you can to help
with heating bills.
What does 'dignity' mean to you? Tell us by clicking here and we
will share your views with our staff, patients and visitors during
our dignity awareness campaign.
The Countess of Chester Hospital will be promoting a range of
activities from 1st February 2013 to support Dignity Action Day
The Countess of Chester Hospital is advising members of the
public to stay safe during the predicted hazardous weather
Widespread snowfall is expected in most parts of the UK over the
next few days.
The Countess has plans in place to deal with any potential
issues that come as a result of severe weather conditions and are
working closely with staff to keep the Trust site as safe as
The Countess of Chester Hospital's Maternity Services have been
given outstanding feedback as part of an external assessment.
This outstanding feedback came during a Clinical Negligence
Scheme for Trusts (CNST) assessment. Having already achieved Level
2 in both the General and Maternity Standards the Trust felt in a
strong position to undertake the assessments required for Level 3 -
the highest level available.
NHS Commissioning Board consults on draft service
specifications and commissioning policies for specialised
The NHS Commissioning Board has launched a consultation aimed at
ensuring that all patients requiring treatment from a specialised
service have the same access to high quality services, regardless
of where they live.
Go to this section for information about afternoon and evening visiting times for all wards at the Countess of Chester Hospital and Ellesmere Port Hospital.
This section of our website is designed primarily for patients, visitors and members of the public and offers general information about the services we provide.
You can call us on 01244 365000
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