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    • Mar06
      One Show filming at the Trust

      British broadcasting legend Angela Rippon led a film crew from The One Show around the hospital on Monday 26 February. Angela was presenting a segment to launch the BBC programme’s own Patient Appreciation Awards to celebrate the NHS’ 70th birthday - click here for more information and to view the video. ...Read more

    • Mar06
      Countess introduces improvements to visitor parking (1)

      The Countess of Chester Hospital has introduced new measures to improve the parking experience for patients and visitors to the Trust. New parking machines have been installed in the Liverpool Road and Jubilee car parks that see the introduction of a multi-payment system that includes cash, card, contactless and smartphone payment facilities. ...Read more

    • Feb05
      Cabbies donate television for patients

      Black cab drivers in Chester have donated a new television for patients at the Countess of Chester Hospital after the old one stopped working. Patients in the hospital’s Intermediate Care Unit were left disappointed when their bay’s television broke during an episode of Strictly Come Dancing before Christmas. ...Read more

    • Jan04
      Information about operations and appointments

    • Nov10
      Physio Awareness Day 2017

      A Deeside office worker’s desire to get back on her feet as soon as possible after a quad-biking accident helped her to defy expectations. Danielle was told it could take seven months for her to walk again after breaking her right leg, fracturing her left ankle and heel bone in the crash on 1 September 2016, but her dedication to her rehabilitation instead meant she was back in heels and able to walk using crutches in time for last year’s office Christmas party. ...Read more

    • Oct30
      Chester physio helps to change bed rest culture in Ethiopia

      When Senior Physiotherapist Nicola Jarman travelled to Ethiopia earlier this year she had no idea how challenging, yet inspiring and heart-warming it would be. Having been picked as one of two physios to represent the Northwest Orthopaedic Trauma Alliance for Africa (NOTAA) she arrived in Hawassa, via Istanbul and Addis Ababa, filled with enthusiasm and excitement. ...Read more

    • Aug18
      Urolift procedure gets Alan back on par

      An Ellesmere Port grandfather returned to the golf course just two weeks after undergoing a new procedure to relieve the symptoms of an enlarged prostate. Alan Miller, 69, was keen to end the cycle of sleepless nights caused by benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), which forced him to urinate more frequently, but he wanted to limit any disruption to his weekly round of golf. ...Read more

    • Aug07
      Countess ushers in Chester’s new ‘NHS Squad’

      A group of teenagers have called themselves the ‘NHS Squad’ on Snapchat after an inspiring work placement at the Countess of Chester Hospital. The year 10 pupils were given an insight into the many roles and departments that often go unseen in the hospital, as well as meeting nurses, doctors and patients on the wards. ...Read more

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