Health campaigners are continuing to fight controversial decisions that mean plans to cut children's services and cottage hospital beds will not be referred to the secretary of state.
Tuesday, 18 April, 2017 at 12:00AM
Hospital patients in Cumbria stay in hospital for weeks longer than necessary because of an acute shortage of social care places, new figures show.
Monday, 17 April, 2017 at 3:13PM
The trust which runs the Carlisle and Whitehaven hospitals has been shortlisted for a national award.
Thursday, 13 April, 2017 at 3:30PM
A new supporter group to help connect those affected by brain tumours is being launched in Cumbria.
Thursday, 13 April, 2017 at 11:25AM
A West Cumbrian hospital ward has reopened, four months after it was closed because of safety concerns.
Wednesday, 12 April, 2017 at 4:22PM
A councillor at the centre of a row over controversial health decisions has criticised the way a key meeting was organised - saying elected representatives were not properly consulted.
Monday, 10 April, 2017 at 7:20AM
Pregnant women, families with children and NHS staff were among the 800-strong crowd that took to the streets of Carlisle in opposition to health service cuts.
Monday, 10 April, 2017 at 12:00AM
Campaigners say they have been "failed" by a decision not to re-run a key health vote to halt cuts to services and beds.
Tuesday, 04 April, 2017 at 12:28PM
The Great North Air Ambulance was called out after a woman slipped and fell while walking in the Lake District.
Monday, 03 April, 2017 at 1:03PM
The senior partner at Maryport’s only doctors surgery says he no longer has full confidence in health services in the town following swathing cuts.
Monday, 03 April, 2017 at 8:04AM
A Maryport woman is hoping that lives will be saved with a donation of a defibrillator to each of the town's rugby league clubs.
Monday, 03 April, 2017 at 7:47AM
A Cockermouth dentist plans to open a new practice later in the year.
Monday, 03 April, 2017 at 6:30AM
More than 40 people attended a drop-in event to discuss concerns about changes to prescription ordering made by a Cockermouth surgery.
Friday, 31 March, 2017 at 3:30PM
Special measures are set to be lifted from north Cumbria's hospitals - after nearly four years.
Wednesday, 29 March, 2017 at 8:11AM
Key rulings on the future of health services across Cumbria were rushed through ahead of the local council elections, it has emerged.
Tuesday, 28 March, 2017 at 12:31PM
A Cumbrian MP says she has been left baffled by a controversial decision not to refer major health plans to the Secretary of State - and is now demanding the matter be investigated and potentially challenged.
Monday, 27 March, 2017 at 3:10PM
All councillors were made fully aware of the rules of a crunch health meeting before it started, its chairman insists.
Monday, 27 March, 2017 at 7:47AM
An 86-year-old woman was left waiting outside in the cold for an ambulance for 45 minutes after a fall.
Friday, 24 March, 2017 at 9:32AM
Controversy surrounds the vote not to refer key decisions on the future of West Cumbria’s health services to the Secretary of State, after four councillors left a meeting before the final show of hands.
Thursday, 23 March, 2017 at 6:54PM
A once failing Maryport care home has turned itself around.
Thursday, 23 March, 2017 at 5:11PM