Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has now ordered an initial review of controversial maternity plans.
Wednesday, 20 September, 2017 at 12:00AM
A hospital ward continues to be closed to visitors after an outbreak of norovirus.
Saturday, 12 August, 2017 at 2:29PM
Video calls are being used to help cut out unnecessary trips for patients in Cumbria.
Tuesday, 08 August, 2017 at 11:44AM
Greysouthen Parish Council has bought two public-access defibrillators for its community.
Saturday, 05 August, 2017 at 2:40PM
A woman who was arrested in relation to offences connected to saline bags being tampered with at the Cumberland Infirmary has been released under investigation.
Saturday, 15 July, 2017 at 9:14AM
Plans to grow Carlisle Airport could be crucial in dealing with recruitment issues, top doctor says
Saturday, 08 July, 2017 at 2:30PM
Maryport campaigners are drawing up new plans for the town health services that do not include overnight hospital beds, saying they need to accept the loss and make the best of it for the town.
Wednesday, 05 July, 2017 at 11:59AM
A health watchdog has been shortlisted for a national award for its work in West Cumbria.
Thursday, 29 June, 2017 at 5:51PM
Discussions about the future of maternity and paediatric services in Cumbria are gathering pace following the general election.
Wednesday, 21 June, 2017 at 6:00AM
An air ambulance was scrambled after a man suffered a cardiac arrest in a West Cumbrian park.
Monday, 12 June, 2017 at 10:02AM
Campaigners laid flowers and hearts in tribute the London attack victims as part of a high-profile rally to protect the NHS.
Monday, 05 June, 2017 at 3:00PM
A West Cumbrian GP surgery has been rated 'good' by a health watchdog.
Friday, 02 June, 2017 at 8:00AM
In two weeks’ time, Cumbrians will be going to the polls to decide who will be the county’s next MPs.
Thursday, 25 May, 2017 at 11:51AM
A man has been taken to A&E after falling from a ladder at a West Cumbrian hospital.
Monday, 22 May, 2017 at 1:35PM
New rules come into force on Saturday over vaping.
Wednesday, 17 May, 2017 at 9:48AM
People can have their say on maternity and paediatric services in the county at events in Workington next week.
Tuesday, 09 May, 2017 at 3:18PM
A group supporting Cockermouth Community Hospital has presented two bird tables - the latest in a long list of items it has donated in the past 18 months.
Monday, 08 May, 2017 at 6:30AM
A Workington care home has been told it must improve, just months after it was rated good by Government inspectors.
Friday, 05 May, 2017 at 11:30AM
Health campaigners are calling on Maryport people to help draw up plans to care for the town’s frail, weak and dying residents following the decision to close community hospital beds.
Friday, 05 May, 2017 at 12:00AM
A child was airlifted to hospital after crashing into a metal post while cycling in West Cumbria.
Tuesday, 02 May, 2017 at 4:39PM