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Care charges hike leaves families facing big bills

care 1004 A DOVENBY couple are among the relatives of nearly 300 old people in Cumbria forced to dig deeper into their pockets following a residential care price hike.

Last updated 9 April 2009
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Accolade for people’s gym

fitforlife1004 A MARYPORT community gym has won a Cumbria Social Enterprise award.

Last updated 9 April 2009
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Celebrating 25 years of pulling teeth

sthelens25yrs1004 A COCKERMOUTH dental practice will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Sunday.

Last updated 9 April 2009
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Patient superbug tests for community hospitals

calvert mrsa PATIENTS will be tested for the potentially lethal MRSA superbug before being admitted to Cumbria’s community hospitals.

Last updated 2 April 2009
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New health centre opens

A NEW health access centre opened in Workington this week.

Last updated 26 March 2009
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Tribunal rules in hospital unfair dismissal case

A SENIOR nurse was unfairly dismissed from the North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust and racially discriminated against, a tribunal has ruled.

Last updated 24 March 2009
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One operation each day is cancelled at acute hospital

ABOUT one person per day has been turned away from surgery at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven, figures have revealed.

Last updated 20 March 2009
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Workington care home could face closure

A WORKINGTON care home could face closure after an inspection found that the health and wellbeing of residents was at serious risk because of poor handling of medication.

Last updated 20 March 2009
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Fears for nurse jobs in health shake-up

DOZENS of nurses at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven and Carlisle’s Cumberland Infirmary are reapplying for their jobs as health chiefs move more patient care from acute hospitals into the community.

Last updated 19 March 2009
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Testing kits for chlamydia launched

A SCHEME to detect the sexually transmitted infection chlamydia has been launched.

Last updated 12 March 2009
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Services to continue at West Cumberland Hospital during rebuild

ALL services are expected to continue to run at Whitehaven’s West Cumberland Hospital while it undergoes redevelopment.

Last updated 12 March 2009
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Health service rated in top five

CUMBRIA’S health service is among the top five in the country delivering a world-class commissioning strategy, said a leading journal.A 38-YEAR-OLD man died on the fells near Bassenthwaite last weekend.PAINT was poured over three cars in Great Clifton between 5am and 6am on Wednesday, March 4.

Last updated 12 March 2009
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New children’s centre plan for £14m hospital

A NEW children’s centre for Cockermouth will be created soon.

Last updated 12 March 2009
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Rebuild and revamp but no new West Cumbria hospital

WEST Cumbria’s new £100 million hospital will be a rebuild of the existing West Cumberland Hospital, health bosses have announced. (2 comments)

Last updated 5 March 2009
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Site for new dentists

MARYPORT’S new NHS dental surgery could be located in the former Maryport Development Ltd offices on Bridge Street.

Last updated 5 March 2009
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Stroke club forced to shut

AN ASPATRIA club that gave stroke victims a new lease of life has closed through lack of funding.

Last updated 26 February 2009
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New-build acute hospital for West Cumbria is now unlikely

WEST Cumbria may not get a total new-build acute hospital, it has been revealed. (1 comment)

Last updated 20 February 2009
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First for medical care out of hours

PEOPLE in Workington will be the first in Cumbria to get medical care outside working hours.

Last updated 20 February 2009
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Passive smoking cancer that nearly ruined my career

singer gee WEST Cumbrian singer Maurice Gee has spoken of his fight with cancer, which he believes was caused by years of passive smoking in pubs and clubs.

Last updated 19 February 2009
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Hopes Jade will help boost cancer screening

PUBLIC health bosses hope reality TV star Jade Goody will inspire more young Cumbrian women to attend cervical cancer screening.

Last updated 19 February 2009
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