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    • Jul20
      Countess Gem - Kimberley Jones

      Clinical Finance and Business Manager Kimberley Jones is the latest Countess Gem of the month winner. Kimberley was nominated for the invaluable role she played in preparing the business case for the Trust’s new electronic patient record system, which was announced last month. As part of her day-to-day duties Kimberley manages the budgets for teams across the hospital, helping managers to get as much as they can from the money that is allocated to them. ...Read more

    • Jul19
      Biomedical Science Day

      Biomedical Scientists at the Countess showcased their work with a display stand in Outpatients 3 on Thursday, 19 July.  The team joined their colleagues from across the country in raising awareness of the second annual Biomedical Science Day, which has been organised by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS). ...Read more

    • 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

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