A top hospital boss has admitted that lessons were not learned following the death of a patient in Carlisle.
Thursday, 08 December, 2016 at 9:30AM
Workington MP Sue Hayman has issued a rallying cry for everyone to have their say on the Success Regime's proposals for healthcare in Cumbria.
Thursday, 08 December, 2016 at 6:30AM
Options for the future of Maryport's cottage hospital have been presented to the Success Regime.
Wednesday, 07 December, 2016 at 3:56PM
A retired paediatrician claims the downgrading of Whitehaven’s children’s ward will take care back more than 50 years.
Wednesday, 07 December, 2016 at 8:34AM
This week, we received a letter from doctors, practice managers and practice nurses outlining their concerns about the Success Regime's proposals about healthcare in West Cumbria.
Thursday, 01 December, 2016 at 6:30AM
An inquest into the deaths of two people while being treated at hospitals in north Cumbria, has heard how tubes were wrongly inserted into their lungs.
Tuesday, 29 November, 2016 at 10:41AM
Patients will suffer, families will struggle and services will be put under additional pressures if planned cuts to health services across north and west Cumbria go ahead, a new report claims.
Tuesday, 29 November, 2016 at 12:00AM
A union that represents all kinds of health staff has added its opposition to controversial health cuts, saying the NHS must not "retreat from west Cumbria".
Monday, 28 November, 2016 at 1:43PM
Copeland's MP has given thanks “from the bottom of his heart” to the men and women working on the frontline of the county’s hospitals.
Monday, 28 November, 2016 at 10:23AM
A group of 11 paramedics from Poland have arrived in West Cumbria as new recruits for the North West Ambulance Service.
Tuesday, 22 November, 2016 at 8:00PM
More than 3,000 people have now backed the Save Our Services campaign, sending a strong message to health chiefs.
Tuesday, 15 November, 2016 at 1:04PM
Health campaigners in Maryport say it could be “almost impossible” to save the town’s in-patient hospital service, as plans to reserve beds at another cottage hospital are revealed.
Friday, 11 November, 2016 at 11:30AM
A highly-respected obstetric consultant believes baby deaths will more than double if maternity services move to Carlisle - and accused bosses of valuing a West Cumbrian life at £140,000.
Thursday, 10 November, 2016 at 3:30PM
Concerns about transport links and calls for more funding were just some of the items discussed at the latest Success Regime meeting.
Thursday, 10 November, 2016 at 7:19AM
Mothers and babies will die if health bosses bring in planned changes that will prevent emergency Caesarean sections taking place in West Cumbria.
Wednesday, 09 November, 2016 at 7:36AM
The fight over the future of West Cumbrian health services continued in a Whitehaven church.
Wednesday, 09 November, 2016 at 7:13AM
Three concerts held at the weekend to raise awareness of the Save Our Services campaign provided a boost to the Times & Star's petition.
Wednesday, 09 November, 2016 at 6:30AM
A record-breaking attempt at pyjama wearing is being staged in protest against plans to shake up the health service in north and west Cumbria.
Tuesday, 08 November, 2016 at 2:22PM
People in West Cumbria can tackle health bosses over plans to cut hospital services this week at three public meetings.
Monday, 07 November, 2016 at 12:00PM
Changes being introduced by a Cockermouth surgery regarding ordering prescriptions will have a negative effect on patients, it is claimed.
Friday, 04 November, 2016 at 12:00PM