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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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Hospice at Home West Cumbria celebrates ‘incredible 25 years’

hospice2303Terry People from all walks of life came together on Friday to launch Hospice at Home West Cumbria’s 25th anniversary celebrations.

Last updated 22 March 2012
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Lillie-Mai tells shoppers about meningitis

lillie 2303 Maryport tot Lillie-Mai Jackson was the star of a campaign to raise awareness about meningitis last Saturday.

Last updated 22 March 2012
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Cockermouth hospital scheme set to start in summer

Work on Cockermouth’s new £11 million community hospital is due to start in the summer after approval was given for the development last Thursday.

Last updated 15 March 2012
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Another major step for hospital plans

Plans for a new Cockermouth cottage hospital and a revamped West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven have cleared another hurdle.

Last updated 23 February 2012
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Hospital matron Carol has an appointment to retire

maryport matron Maryport Cottage Hospital’s matron is to retire next week after 42 years in the health service. (4 comments)

Last updated 23 February 2012
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‘Mum complained of a lump in her throat. Months later she died’

Alisha Smith A Workington woman is demanding answers from the NHS after her mother died from a throat tumour four months into an apparent six-month wait to see a specialist. (5 comments)

Last updated 9 February 2012
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Brides shape up for their big day at Armathwaite boot camp

brides It was an opportunity too good to miss – as Armathwaite Hall Country House Hotel and Spa, near Bassenthwaite, launched its brides boot camp, two Times & Star reporters Sarah Nicholls and Clare Kinrade announced their respective engagements.

Last updated 3 February 2012
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