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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.

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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Here come the girls for hospice's Midnight Walk

midnightwalkers0302 Workington will host Hospice at Home West Cumbria’s annual Midnight Walk in June. (3 comments)

Last updated 2 February 2012
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Surgery campaigners present formal letter of complaint

A 63-page formal letter of complaint has been presented to the National Health Service by an Aspatria pressure group.

Last updated 2 February 2012
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Mum-of-six offers antenatal classes

antenatal A Workington mum-of-six is about to launch antenatal classes in Workington and Cockermouth.

Last updated 2 February 2012
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Maryport GP leaves for Keswick

jo grove A doctor who led the fight to save Maryport’s community hospital is leaving the town. (2 comments)

Last updated 2 February 2012
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SIGN A PETITION:‘My mother’s care home has become part of our family’

woodlands 2701 My mum lived in Cockermouth for over 50 years. In May 2005 she was diagnosed with dementia. (1 comment)

Last updated 27 January 2012
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Critical time for West Cumbrian new hospitals

A critical few weeks lay ahead for the future of Cockermouth’s new £9.3 million cottage hospital. (1 comment)

Last updated 26 January 2012
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Family fund-raiser for stroke support

Broughs A woman who has fought back from a devastating stroke is hoping to raise thousands of pounds with the help of her family.

Last updated 19 January 2012
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Joe and Tommy raise cash to say thanks for care

joe and tommy A Distington man who suffered from lung cancer held a charity concert that raised £1,850 for the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven.

Last updated 19 January 2012
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West Cumbrians sign up for legal action over breast implants

Ten women from across West Cumbria have now come forward to get involved with a mass legal action by a Workington law firm over sub-standard breast implants.

Last updated 19 January 2012
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Workington MP’s rage at health chiefs ‘squabbling like children’

JRfront2001 Workington MP Tony Cunningham has condemned health bosses for squabbling like children over the redevelopment of the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven and Cockermouth’s cottage hospital. (5 comments)

Last updated 19 January 2012
Published by http://www.timesandstar.co.uk

Sad farewell as Workington doctor retires

macbeth One of the founding partners of Workington’s Oxford Street Surgery has retired after 30 years. (2 comments)

Last updated 12 January 2012
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Cockermouth surgery review of patient list

A Cockermouth GP surgery will drop patients from its books next year if they do not live within the practice boundary.

Last updated 15 December 2011
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West Cumbrian care home admissions suspended

Admissions to Maryport’s Riverside Court Care Home have been suspended because of concern for residents’ welfare.

Last updated 24 November 2011
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Making a splash to say thanks for Ayesha’s life

ayesha A Workington family have raised over £3,000 for the hospital and charity which supported them when they almost lost their young daughter to meningitis.

Last updated 17 November 2011
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Aspatria health centre re-opened

Electricity and phone problems experienced by Aspatria Medical Group, the GP surgery based at West Street Health Centre in Aspatria, are now resolved.

Last updated 17 November 2011
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£1 swim offers at half-term in Maryport

swimming Under-16s and over-60s will be able to swim for £1 next week at Netherhall Community Sports Centre.

Last updated 20 October 2011
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Cockermouth surgeries to merge

Two Cockermouth GP surgeries will merge next week to become Castlegate Surgery.

Last updated 6 October 2011
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