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Drug recovery clinic and users will be discreet

recovery 0709 We intend to open a Unity recovery centre in Workington which will be a central point of contact for people with substance misuse problems.

Last updated 7 September 2012
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Drugs clinic ‘could force customers out of Workington'

Controversial plans for a drug and alcohol clinic in Workington town centre have been recommended for approval, despite claims by shopkeepers that businesses will suffer. (8 comments)

Last updated 9 August 2012
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Group marks 10 years of helping to save lives

responders 0307 A West Cumbrian first responders group is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month.

Last updated 2 August 2012
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£11m Cockermouth hospital starts to take shape

hospitalbuild0308 It has been more than 15 years in the making but Cockermouth’s new £11 million community hospital is finally taking shape. (1 comment)

Last updated 2 August 2012
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Karen finds a lifeline in new support group

Karen Little A Maryport woman who is in almost constant pain says a new support group has become her lifeline. (5 comments)

Last updated 5 July 2012
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Alan marks 10th anniversary of lifesaving gift

marrow 2906 A Bridekirk man has just celebrated the 10th anniversary of his bone marrow donations which saved a German woman’s life. (1 comment)

Last updated 28 June 2012
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Petition launched against proposed drug and alcohol clinic

More than 350 people have signed a petition against plans for a new drug and alcohol clinic in Workington town centre. (8 comments)

Last updated 21 June 2012
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New West Cumbrian operating theatre cuts waiting times

newtheatre1506 Maryport hospital’s upgraded operating theatre has been officially opened.

Last updated 14 June 2012
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Plan unveiled for £200,000 West Cumbria drugs clinic

drugclinic0806 Plans for a new £200,000 alcohol and drug clinic in Workington have been revealed. (7 comments)

Last updated 7 June 2012
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Doubts over how doctors’ action will hit patients

Patients across West Cumbria are waiting to find out how industrial action by doctors on June 21 will affect them. (3 comments)

Last updated 31 May 2012
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Workington MP calls for new bosses at hospitals

tonyc 1805 Workington MP Tony Cunningham has asked the Government to ensure that the management of the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven and Carlisle’s Cumberland Infirmary are immediately replaced after a catalogue of problems over patient safety.

Last updated 24 May 2012
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Over 2,000 falls in two Cumbrian hospitals

More than 2,000 people have suffered falls at north Cumbria’s two main hospitals in two years. (1 comment)

Last updated 17 May 2012
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The doctor who saw need for pioneering hospice movement

Brian Herd The dream of a Cockermouth GP to improve end of life care has given West Cumbria its pioneering hospice at home service.

Last updated 26 April 2012
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Work on Cockermouth's £11m hospital to start soon

Work on Cockermouth’s new £11 million hospital will start soon. (1 comment)

Last updated 26 April 2012
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New fitness help for cancer patients

fit 4 life A former property developer has become the first person in Cumbria to qualify to run an exercise-based rehabilitation programme for cancer patients.

Last updated 12 April 2012
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More than 3,000 NHS dentist places to be created

More than 3,000 people will be offered a NHS dentist in Maryport in the next 12 months.

Last updated 12 April 2012
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Retirement is what the doctor ordered

davidclarkson0604 A Cockermouth GP has hung up his stethoscope after 30 years as a doctor in West Cumbria.

Last updated 5 April 2012
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Work of nurse must be supervised at West Cumbria care home

A staff member at a Workington care home will have to work under supervision for 18 months after she admitted a series of blunders while in a previous job.

Last updated 29 March 2012
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Maryport nurse retires after 48 years

Margaret Watson A Maryport practice nurse has retired after 48 years in the health profession. (4 comments)

Last updated 29 March 2012
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MP demands answers over hospital deaths

TCfront2001 Workington MP Tony Cunningham is demanding answers after it was revealed that seven people died in north Cumbria’s main hospitals after falls or blunders. (2 comments)

Last updated 22 March 2012
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