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    • Jul12
      West Cheshire among “most improved” areas for one-year cancer survival

      West Cheshire has been identified as one of the 20 “most improved” areas in the country for one-year cancer survival. The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer has commended West Cheshire for improving one-year cancer survival rates every year since 2000, including a rise from 69. ...Read more

    • Jul06
      Neonatal Update - Friday 6 July

      Cheshire Police have issued an update on their investigation into our neonatal unit. To read their latest statement visit: https://www.cheshire.police.uk/news-and-appeals/news/update-on-countess-of-chester-hospital-neonatal-unit-investigation/ A spokesperson for the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust said: “We are continuing to support Cheshire Police with their ongoing investigation. ...Read more

    • Jul03
      Neonatal Update - Tuesday 3 July

      Cheshire Police have issued an update on their investigation into our neonatal unit. To read their latest statement visit: https://bit.ly/2tZo3UJ Countess of Chester Hospital Medical Director Ian Harvey said: “We are continuing to support Cheshire Police with their ongoing investigation. ...Read more

    • Jul02
      Countess of Chester Hospital to capture information on Sexual Orientation

      The Countess of Chester Hospital is set to become the first NHS organisation in England to pilot a new Sexual Orientation Monitoring Information Standard. Released by NHS Digital in October 2017, the NHS Information Standard for Sexual Orientation Monitoring will help The Countess better meet the needs of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual (LGB) people through improved data collection. ...Read more

    • Jun29
      Grandmother seeks royal seal of approval

      A Tarporley grandmother has received a letter from Buckingham Palace after writing to The Queen to praise staff at the Countess of Chester Hospital. Betty Walker, 80, has been so impressed by the care she has received this year after being diagnosed with cancer that she kept saying ‘if I could tell The Queen I would’. ...Read more

    • Jun22
      Hospital staff hold festival fundraiser in memory of much loved colleague (1)

        Over £1500 has been raised by Emergency Department staff from The Countess of Chester for a children’s cancer charity in memory of a colleague who died earlier this month. Pamela Blaylock, a Nursing Assistant, passed away peacefully on 5 June, aged 49 after a short battle with cancer. ...Read more

    • Jun15
      Countess Gem... Dr Josh Deb-Barman

      Dr Josh Deb-Barman, Specialty Doctor and Rota Co-ordinator for Care of the Elderly and Stroke Medicine, is the latest Countess Gem of the month winner. Josh, who was nominated by 12 colleagues, is the latest winner of the staff recognition scheme which encourages employees from all areas to nominate anyone they believe deserves special praise. ...Read more

    • Jun11
      New electronic patient record

      The Countess of Chester Hospital is moving away from paper-based notes by updating its electronic patient record (EPR) system as part of its commitment to providing safe, kind and effective care in the digital era. The Countess has agreed a 15-year deal with healthcare IT providers Cerner for the new EPR system, having been named as a Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) ‘Fast Follower’ of Wirral University Teaching Hospital, who have been using Cerner since 2010. ...Read more

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