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Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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Cockermouth Community Hospital officially opened

Cockermouth's new £11 million community hospital has been given the seal of approval by Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, national medical director of NHS England.

Last updated 15 August 2014
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Isabelle’s joy at surgery go-ahead

isabelle1508 A Workington girl who suffers from cerebral palsy has been given the go-ahead for life-changing surgery and aftercare.

Last updated 15 August 2014
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Heartbreak family help baby care unit

carebaby 1508 A Cockermouth family have donated almost £1,500 to the hospital which looked after their son.

Last updated 15 August 2014
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HAVE YOUR SAY: Talks in Maryport over hospital food change plans

Talks have been held over plans to introduce ready meals at Maryport’s Victoria Cottage Hospital. (1 comment)

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Workington care home put residents’ safety ‘at risk’

The safety of residents at a Workington care home has been put at risk by unsafe management of medicines.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Kitchen closure petition launched after Maryport hospital apple ban

A man who claims he was stopped from taking fresh apples to Maryport’s cottage hospital has launched a petition against plans to close its kitchen.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Dentist rejects move into £11m hospital

cockhosp 2504 A Cockermouth dental practice has pulled out of moving to the town’s new £11 million community hospital. (1 comment)

Last updated 25 April 2014
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Charity group hit by ban on hospital food

A Maryport charity group has been banned from donating food to the town’s hospital – because of health and safety concerns. (2 comments)

Last updated 18 April 2014
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Workington care home admissions suspended

Admissions have been suspended at a Workington care home after concerns were raised by nurses.

Last updated 7 March 2014
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First look inside new Cockermouth hospital

cockihosp2401bed This is the first exclusive look inside Cockermouth’s new £11 million hospital. (1 comment)

Last updated 24 January 2014
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Workington Mum complains that her child was refused NHS dental treatment

ache 2401 A Workington mum has complained to health bosses after she said her teenage daughter was denied NHS dental treatment.

Last updated 24 January 2014
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Cockermouth hospital pharmacy is still a sore point

A Cockermouth GP has defended the town’s Castlegate Pharmacy as more than 70 residents this week questioned the handling of the tendering process for a new pharmacy at Cockermouth Hospital.

Last updated 27 December 2013
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Times & Star hospice appeal passes target

You are all our hospice heroes! Generous Times & Star readers have raised more than £20,000 for our Hospice@Finkle Street Appeal.

Last updated 27 December 2013
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New Cockermouth hospital will open on January 27

newhospitalupright2012 Cockermouth's £11 million community hospital will open on January 27.

Last updated 22 December 2013
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‘We want to know why our £11m hospital is not open’

lendaviesfront0111 Answers are being demanded over the empty £11 million Cockermouth Community Hospital. (9 comments)

Last updated 1 November 2013
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Probe launched into Maryport woman's hospital death

hospdeathfront1810 An investigation has been launched into a Maryport woman’s death at Whitehaven’s West Cumberland Hospital.

Last updated 18 October 2013
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Chemist takes legal action over Cockermouth hospital

A Cockermouth chemist has started legal action against the NHS over its pharmacy contract for the town’s new £11 million hospital. (7 comments)

Last updated 4 October 2013
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Recruitment blamed for Workington nursing home closure

A Workington nursing home will close because it cannot recruit enough staff.

Last updated 4 October 2013
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Life-saving kit bought by St Michael’s congregation

andy defibbb A Workington church congregation has raised £1,000 in just 30 days to buy life-saving equipment.

Last updated 20 September 2013
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We’ve done it! Now let’s raise some more for Hospice at Home

Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of our readers, The Times & Star’s Hospice@Finkle Street Appeal has reached its first milestone.

Last updated 6 September 2013
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