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Hospital staff hailed as our NHS heroes

CENHSHERO03 FOUR members of staff from West Cumberland Hospital have been named NHS Heroes following a national campaign.

Last updated 15 November 2012
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Make friends with your pharmacist

DURING Ask Your Pharmacist Week (November 5-11), the Epilepsy Society is urging those with the condition to make friends with their local pharmacist to ensure they always receive the right drugs.

Last updated 8 November 2012
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Hospital staff’s morale in spotlight

ptfarrarannnew SURVEY findings in which staff from the West Cumberland Hospital and Cumberland Infirmary rated its hospitals among the worst in the country are being tackled by health chiefs. (2 comments)

Last updated 25 October 2012
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Be prepared for flu season

ceflujab2510 VULNERABLE Copeland residents are urged to protect themselves against flu and associated winter health problems this year.

Last updated 25 October 2012
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Genetics research

COPELAND residents who have been diagnosed with bipolar affective disorder, schizophrenia or alcoholism are being sought to take part in a research project.

Last updated 25 October 2012
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New job for health trust boss

THE boss of a Cumbrian health trust is leaving to become the chief executive of the Mental Health Network.

Last updated 25 October 2012
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Dementia patient support

A NEW ‘butterfly scheme’ has been launched at West Cumberland Hospital to help patients with dementia.

Last updated 18 October 2012
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Health chiefs: Flu can kill, so take up our offer of vaccine

HEALTH chiefs are warning vulnerable people that flu can kill and urging them to protect themselves.

Last updated 11 October 2012
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Spotlight on mental health issues

PEOPLE with an interest in mental health issues are invited to an event in Whitehaven tomorrow.

Last updated 11 October 2012
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Frontline staff in flu fight

LOCAL health workers are to be part of the largest ever NHS staff vaccination campaign.

Last updated 4 October 2012
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Mental service marks birthday

IN the past three years more than 35,000 Cumbrians have been helped to overcome conditions such as depression and anxiety.

Last updated 4 October 2012
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Trust’s takeover director's new role

THE woman who has been helping the takeover process of the West Cumberland Hospital and Cumberland Infirmary has been seconded to work for another trust.

Last updated 28 September 2012
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Major new role for ex-GP

cemikebewick A FORMER Egremont GP has been appointed medical director for the North of England.

Last updated 27 September 2012
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More cash plea as hospital bosses face final countdown

annfarrarrrr TALKS are under way about finding more money for the West Cumberland Hospital redevelopment, new bosses have revealed. (3 comments)

Last updated 20 September 2012
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Innovative health projects are based on team work

NEW innovative health projects for local communities are on the way thanks to a £500,000 investment.

Last updated 20 September 2012
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Helping to quit smoking

COPELAND smokers are being urged to take part in the first ever mass quit attempt launched by the Department of Health.

Last updated 20 September 2012
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Hospitals’ new boss in place – but trust takeover delayed

mbhossie1 WEST Cumberland Hospital and the Cumberland Infirmary now have a new boss. (2 comments)

Last updated 13 September 2012
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Rise in numbers of hospital superbug

THERE was an increase in the numbers of hospital superbug C Difficile at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, in July. A link was identified to Elm A, where there was one case, and Elm C, where there were two cases.

Last updated 13 September 2012
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Bosses granted extension

HEALTH bosses have been granted a four-week extension before the finances for the West Cumberland Hospital redevelopment need to be signed off.

Last updated 13 September 2012
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Bowel cancer warning

CUMBRIA is one of the worst areas in the country for cases of bowel cancer.

Last updated 13 September 2012
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