Campaigners are questioning how Cumbria’s ambulance service will cope with more work after inspectors flagged up major staff shortages and delays handing over patients at A&E.
Friday, 20 January, 2017 at 11:58AM
Detectives investigating damage to saline bags at Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary have been called back in amid fresh concerns.
Friday, 20 January, 2017 at 7:55AM
Work is continuing to address safety concerns that forced the closure of Workington Community Hospital’s in-patient ward.
Friday, 20 January, 2017 at 6:30AM
Health bosses are coming under increased pressure to scrap plans to send more seriously ill patients, including mums in labour, to Carlisle after it emerged police are already having to step in to help with transfers.
Wednesday, 18 January, 2017 at 11:00AM
Neglect was the main factor in the deaths of two people at Cumbria's hospitals, a coroner has concluded.
Monday, 16 January, 2017 at 2:04PM
A man still waiting for a treatment plan 10 weeks after being diagnosed with terminal cancer has hit out at NHS failings he believes are shortening lives.
Monday, 16 January, 2017 at 8:38AM
Outgoing Copeland MP Jamie Reed has labelled the Government's Success Regime "an expensive wasted opportunity".
Sunday, 15 January, 2017 at 9:00AM
Emergency drop-ins will be scrapped at Maryport’s only doctors’ surgery from next month as bosses tackle a funding crisis.
Friday, 13 January, 2017 at 6:30AM
A video has been produced in a bid to attract the very best talent to the West Cumberland Hospital.
Wednesday, 11 January, 2017 at 5:01PM
Workington MP Sue Hayman has urged Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to invest in West Cumbria's health services ahead of the proposed Moorside power station development.
Wednesday, 11 January, 2017 at 12:00PM
Police have been called to investigate after a number of saline bags were found to have been "tampered with" at Carlisle hospital.
Tuesday, 10 January, 2017 at 10:30AM
Health campaigners say a report into high-profile errors at north Cumbria’s hospitals is further proof Carlisle couldn’t cope with more patients from the west.
Monday, 09 January, 2017 at 10:05AM
Shocking details of incidents that should never have happened at hospitals in Carlisle and Whitehaven have been uncovered.
Friday, 06 January, 2017 at 4:28PM
An outbreak of Norovirus, also known as the winter vomiting bug, has been confirmed at Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary.
Thursday, 05 January, 2017 at 12:56PM
A group representing all consultants and permanent doctors at north Cumbria's hospitals has slated efforts to overhaul maternity services, labelling the plans "unsafe".
Thursday, 05 January, 2017 at 12:36PM
Labour kick-started its by-election campaign today with a visit from its health secretary, Jonathan Ashworth.
Wednesday, 04 January, 2017 at 8:00PM
HOSPITAL chief Stephen Eames said widespread opposition to plans to downgrade maternity in Whitehaven will be taken on board - but warned that retaining the current service may not be possible.
Wednesday, 28 December, 2016 at 7:00AM
Youngsters on the children's ward at West Cumberland Hospital have received a special Christmas treat.
Sunday, 25 December, 2016 at 3:00PM
Members write formal letter opposing Success Regime’s plans
Wednesday, 21 December, 2016 at 6:30AM
Nurse cadets at Lakes College, Lillyhall, have organised Christmas hampers for Whitehaven's West Cumberland Hospital.
Tuesday, 20 December, 2016 at 11:53AM