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West Cumbria prepares for swine flu

AS FOUR suspected swine flu cases hit West Cumbria, businesses and schools are gearing up to deal with the pandemic which is predicted to worsen.

Last updated 10 July 2009
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New cancer support group set up in West Cumbria

A GROUP to help older people affected by cancer has been set up.

Last updated 10 July 2009
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West Cumbria funeral directors against postmortem movement plans

FUNERAL directors have reacted with anger to plans to move postmortem examinations from Whitehaven to Carlisle. (3 comments)

Last updated 10 July 2009
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NHS apologises to Workington family over cancelled operation

THE FAMILY of an elderly agoraphobic woman, who was turned away from surgery minutes before a mastectomy, have been given an apology, four months after it happened.

Last updated 2 July 2009
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Popular Workington doctor retires

A POPULAR Workington doctor has hung up his stethoscope after 28 years of service at a town practice.

Last updated 2 July 2009
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Mumps outbreak in Cumbria

THERE is a mumps outbreak in Cumbria as an increase in cases has been seen across the county.

Last updated 29 June 2009
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Delay in start for new hospital in Cockermouth

PLANS for Cockermouth’s new £14.6 million cottage hospital will not be submitted until September and the start date for building work has been put back about eight months.

Last updated 26 June 2009
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Cost of dentist shortage

MORE than 150 people went to hospital in Cumbria in a year because of dental problems associated with them being unable to get an appointment with a dentist.

Last updated 25 June 2009
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Fast-track funding for West Cumbrian cottage hospitals

FUNDING needed to rebuild West Cumbria’s cottage hospitals will be fast-tracked by health bosses.

Last updated 19 June 2009
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West Cumbria hospice’s £100,000 lottery award

HOSPICE at Home West Cumbria has been awarded £111,217 by the Big Lottery Fund.

Last updated 18 June 2009
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A little boy who never feels hungry

TWO-YEAR-OLD Joe Bell is a child who never gets hungry. He suffers from a rare genetic condition which means he almost has to be force fed.

Last updated 18 June 2009
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Workington cancelled op family take complaint to ombudsman

Rachel 1206 THE family of an elderly agoraphobic woman who was turned away from surgery at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven after being prepared for theatre are still waiting for an explanation nearly four months after it happened.

Last updated 12 June 2009
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New Workington NHS centre officially opens

THE new access centre at Workington Community Hospital was officially opened by MP Tony Cunningham on Friday.

Last updated 11 June 2009
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New yoga class for pregnant women in Workington

yogateacher0506 A YOGA teacher from Workington is setting up a class for pregnant women after having a baby.

Last updated 4 June 2009
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MP opens Workington NHS centre today

WORKINGTON’S NHS access centre, which opened in March, will be officially opened by the town’s MP Tony Cunningham today.

Last updated 4 June 2009
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Maryport NHS dentist opens

MARYPORT’S new NHS dental surgery opened its doors on Tuesday.

Last updated 4 June 2009
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Workington MP slams ‘political conspiracy’ claims by ex NHS boss

WORKINGTON MP Tony Cunningham has broken a four-year silence to hit back at claims that he was part of a political conspiracy to force a health trust chief executive out of his job. (1 comment)

Last updated 29 May 2009
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Maryport NHS dentists to open next week

MARYPORT’S new NHS dental practice will open on Tuesday.

Last updated 29 May 2009
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Swine flu fears close Distington nursery

A NURSERY in Distington was closed on Tuesday morning as a precautionary measure against swine flu.

Last updated 7 May 2009
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