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Whitehaven News
Couple marry at Carlisle hospital in special ceremonyprolong his life as much as possible. Despite the setback last week, Paul’s pa
Couple marry at Carlisle hospital in special ceremony
Whitehaven News / Posted 2 days ago
prolong his life as much as possible. Despite the setback last week, Paul’s partner Jackie, who is a senior nurse at the West Cumberland Hospital, managed to rearrange the wedding with the registrar and the help of staff at the Infirmary. The... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Couple marry at Carlisle hospital in special ceremonyprolong his life as much as possible. Despite the setback last week, Paul’s pa
Couple marry at Carlisle hospital in special ceremony
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
prolong his life as much as possible. Despite the setback last week, Paul’s partner Jackie, who is a senior nurse at the West Cumberland Hospital, managed to rearrange the wedding with the registrar and the help of staff at the Infirmary. The... Read more
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The News and Star
Couple tie knot at hospitalto prolong his life as much as possible. Despite the setback last week, Paul’
Couple tie knot at hospital
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
to prolong his life as much as possible. Despite the setback last week, Paul’s partner Jackie, who is a senior nurse at West Cumberland Hospital, managed to rearrange the wedding with the registrar and the help of staff at the Infirmary. The... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Couple tie the knot at hospitalis currently undergoing chemotherapy and wasn't well enough to be discharge. I
Couple tie the knot at hospital
Whitehaven News / Posted 2 days ago
is currently undergoing chemotherapy and wasn't well enough to be discharge. Instead, Jackie, a senior nurse at the West Cumberland Hospital, decided to rearrange the wedding inviting guests to the ceremony at the Carlisle hospital. She... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Daughter receives apology for mum's treatmentTHE daughter of a seriously ill mother has received a letter apologising for he
Daughter receives apology for mum's treatment
Whitehaven News / Posted 2 days ago
THE daughter of a seriously ill mother has received a letter apologising for her treatment while at the West Cumberland Hospital. Clare Heywood and her mum, Sue Blaney Clare Heywood complained to the North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust after... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Air ambulance called to Workingtonin the Annie Pit area around 7pm. An ambulance service spokesman said the call
Air ambulance called to Workington
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
in the Annie Pit area around 7pm. An ambulance service spokesman said the call out involved a patient at a private address. The casualty was taken to the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven by road ambulance and the helicopter was stoo... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Hospital failed in its care for pensionerfirst great grandchild, died in October 2014. Hospital bosses have apologised f
Hospital failed in its care for pensioner
Whitehaven News / Posted 3 days ago
first great grandchild, died in October 2014. Hospital bosses have apologised for the substandard care she received at the West Cumberland Hospital prior to her death May Bone, a well-known piano and organ player from Distington, died in October... Read more
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The News and Star
Hospitals trust told to pay family compensation after woman's deathplayer from Distington, died in October 2014, aged 85. The great grandmother h
Hospitals trust told to pay family compensation after woman's death
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
player from Distington, died in October 2014, aged 85. The great grandmother had previously spent weeks in Whitehaven’s West Cumberland Hospital, where she was left dehydrated, was not properly fed, and received inadequate personal care. Her... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Hospital failed in its care for pensionerfirst great grandchild, died in October 2014. Hospital bosses have apologised f
Hospital failed in its care for pensioner
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
first great grandchild, died in October 2014. Hospital bosses have apologised for the substandard care she received at the West Cumberland Hospital prior to her death May Bone, a well-known piano and organ player from Distington, died in October... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Improvement to West Cumberland Hospital waiting timesnational assessment of hospitals across the country suggests that The Cumberlan
Improvement to West Cumberland Hospital waiting times
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
national assessment of hospitals across the country suggests that The Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle and Whitehaven's West Cumberland Hospital have been steadily improving. North Cumbria University Hospitals, which runs the two hospitals, has... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Improvement to West Cumberland Hospital waiting timesnational assessment of hospitals across the country suggests that the Cumberlan
Improvement to West Cumberland Hospital waiting times
Whitehaven News / Posted 4 days ago
national assessment of hospitals across the country suggests that the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle and Whitehaven’s West Cumberland Hospital have been steadily improving. North Cumbria University Hospitals, which runs the two hospitals, has... Read more
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The News and Star
Waiting times in north Cumbria A&E ‘better than average’, report revealsnational assessment of hospitals across the country suggests that the Cumberlan
Waiting times in north Cumbria A&E ‘better than average’, report reveals
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
national assessment of hospitals across the country suggests that the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle and Whitehaven’s West Cumberland Hospital have been steadily improving. North Cumbria University Hospitals, which runs the two hospitals, has... Read more
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Whitehaven News
New medical students start at West Cumberland HospitalTHREE new physician associate students have started at the West Cumberland Hosp
New medical students start at West Cumberland Hospital
Whitehaven News / Posted 5 days ago
THREE new physician associate students have started at the West Cumberland Hospital. New physician associates students at West Cumberland Hospital: From left: Rachel Atherton, Laura McMullen and Munira Patel. The trainees -- Rachel Atherton, Laura... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Tribute following death of popular nurseA POPULAR West Cumberland Hospital nurse has died in her sleep. Crea Aitcheson
Tribute following death of popular nurse
Whitehaven News / Posted 10 days ago
A POPULAR West Cumberland Hospital nurse has died in her sleep. Crea Aitcheson (formerly Simpson), 57, passed away on June 3 just days after seeing Bruce Springsteen in concert at Glasgow. She worked for North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Sportsman's family "overwhelmed'' by fundraising kindnessA £2,200 donation has been made to the West Cumberland Hospital in memory of a
Sportsman's family "overwhelmed'' by fundraising kindness
Whitehaven News / Posted 10 days ago
A £2,200 donation has been made to the West Cumberland Hospital in memory of a popular Whitehaven sportsman. The family of Ged Blaney handed over the money after it was raised following a memorial cricket day. Ged - a former Whitehaven Rugby League... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Family "overwhelmed'' by fundraising kindnessA £2,200 donation has been made to the West Cumberland Hospital in memory of a
Family "overwhelmed'' by fundraising kindness
Whitehaven News / Posted 10 days ago
A £2,200 donation has been made to the West Cumberland Hospital in memory of a popular Whitehaven sportsman. The family of Ged Blaney handed over the money after it was raised following a memorial cricket day. Ged - a former Whitehaven Rugby League... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Medical students to deliver new health futuredelivers care and treatment within a hospital setting or in GP practices. They
Medical students to deliver new health future
Whitehaven News / Posted 10 days ago
delivers care and treatment within a hospital setting or in GP practices. They will work closely with consultants from the West Cumberland Hospital and nurse practitioners. The West Cumberland Medical Education Centre (WCMEC) is located between... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Cyclists to get on their bikes for charity- in just one day. Funds raised from the July 16 challenge will be split equal
Cyclists to get on their bikes for charity
Whitehaven News / Posted 11 days ago
- in just one day. Funds raised from the July 16 challenge will be split equally between the Palliative Care Ward at the West Cumberland Hospital, and Whitehaven Civic Hall's Solway Hall. The team has a target of £3,000 for which donations are... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Hospitals ‘getting better’, say patientsevery year. During July last year, hundreds of adult in-patients at Carlisle’s
Hospitals ‘getting better’, say patients
Whitehaven News / Posted 11 days ago
every year. During July last year, hundreds of adult in-patients at Carlisle’s Cumberland Infirmary and Whitehaven’s West Cumberland Hospital were asked a total of 63 questions about their care. The results show North Cumbria University... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Patients offered more access to matronsNEW 'matron boards' will offer patients and their families increased access to
Patients offered more access to matrons
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
NEW 'matron boards' will offer patients and their families increased access to help at the West Cumberland Hospital. Neil Anderson with his 'matron board'. They will be displayed on wards containing details of who is, and how to contact, the ward... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Woman hit by vancollision happened near the junction of Washington Street and Ramsay Brow aroun
Woman hit by van
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 12 days ago
collision happened near the junction of Washington Street and Ramsay Brow around 9.30am. The woman was taken to the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. Her injuries are not thought to be life threatening. The driver of the Volkswagen... Read more
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The News and Star
Hospitals ‘getting better’, say patientsevery year. During July last year, hundreds of adult in-patients at Carlisle's
Hospitals ‘getting better’, say patients
The News and Star / Posted 14 days ago
every year. During July last year, hundreds of adult in-patients at Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary and Whitehaven's West Cumberland Hospital were asked a total of 63 questions about their care. The results show North Cumbria University... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Major boost for multi-million-pound medical campusat the unique campus, which will combine academic facilities through the Univer
Major boost for multi-million-pound medical campus
Whitehaven News / Posted 15 days ago
at the unique campus, which will combine academic facilities through the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) with the West Cumberland Hospital (WCH). Professor Jankowski, a gastroenterology consultant, will be involved with student placements... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Professors chosen for medical campusacute medicine and clinical trials, as well cancer prevention and health promot
Professors chosen for medical campus
Whitehaven News / Posted 16 days ago
acute medicine and clinical trials, as well cancer prevention and health promotion. He will also work as a consultant at West Cumberland Hospital. The doctors are part of the UCLan School of Medicine, based at the West Cumberland Medical... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Professors chosen for medical campusacute medicine and clinical trials, as well cancer prevention and health promot
Professors chosen for medical campus
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 16 days ago
acute medicine and clinical trials, as well cancer prevention and health promotion. He will also work as a consultant at West Cumberland Hospital. The doctors are part of the UCLan School of Medicine, based at the West Cumberland Medical... Read more
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Whitehaven News
‘Lack of dignity’ for dying mum Elaineand daughter Samantha – say the care she received, initially by the Lowther Med
‘Lack of dignity’ for dying mum Elaine
Whitehaven News / Posted 16 days ago
and daughter Samantha – say the care she received, initially by the Lowther Medical Centre, Whitehaven, and latterly in the West Cumberland Hospital, was sub-standard. Official complaints have been lodged by the family with both organisations, who... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Decision on West Cumberland Hospital funding imminentA decision on the further funding of the phase two development of the West Cumb
Decision on West Cumberland Hospital funding imminent
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 22 days ago
A decision on the further funding of the phase two development of the West Cumberland Hospital could be announced this month. North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust is awaiting news from the Government on the future financing which would help... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Decision on West Cumberland Hospital funding imminentA decision on the further funding of the phase two development of the West Cumb
Decision on West Cumberland Hospital funding imminent
Whitehaven News / Posted 22 days ago
A decision on the further funding of the phase two development of the West Cumberland Hospital could be announced this month. North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust is awaiting news from the Government on the future financing which would help... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Team is preparing to unveilmedical education campuswill combine academic facilities at the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCL
Team is preparing to unveilmedical education campus
Whitehaven News / Posted 22 days ago
will combine academic facilities at the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) Westlakes Science Park with the new West Cumberland Hospital. The investment is said to be millions over the next five years and the aim is to improve... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Major announcement due on health campuswill combine academic facilities at the University of Central Lancashire's (UCL
Major announcement due on health campus
Whitehaven News / Posted 22 days ago
will combine academic facilities at the University of Central Lancashire's (UCLan) Westlakes Science Park with the new West Cumberland Hospital. The investment is said to be millions over the next five years and the aim is to improve... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Woman injures head in West Cumbrian beach falland found that the woman, who has not been identified, had suffered head injuri
Woman injures head in West Cumbrian beach fall
Whitehaven News / Posted 29 days ago
and found that the woman, who has not been identified, had suffered head injuries in the fall. She was taken to the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven and her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening. The Coastguard was alerted... Read more
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The News and Star
Horse rider injures head in west Cumbrian beach falland found that the woman, who has not been identified, had suffered head injuri
Horse rider injures head in west Cumbrian beach fall
The News and Star / Posted 29 days ago
and found that the woman, who has not been identified, had suffered head injuries in the fall. She was taken to the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven and her injuries are not thought to be life threatening. The Coastguard was alerted -... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Jeremy Hunt refuses to visit troubled West Cumberland Hospitalit he set concerns including a high number of “never” events and serious incide
Jeremy Hunt refuses to visit troubled West Cumberland Hospital
Whitehaven News / Posted 29 days ago
it he set concerns including a high number of “never” events and serious incidents flagged up to bosses of Whitehaven’s West Cumberland Hospital and Carlisle’s Cumberland Infirmary. He followed it up with a written invitation to Mr Hunt. The... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Jeremy Hunt refuses to visit troubled West Cumberland HospitalThe Cumberland News, including a high number of never events and serious incide
Jeremy Hunt refuses to visit troubled West Cumberland Hospital
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 29 days ago
The Cumberland News, including a high number of never events and serious incidents flagged up to bosses of Whitehaven's West Cumberland Hospital and Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary. He followed it up with a written invitation to Mr Hunt. The... Read more
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The News and Star
Jeremy Hunt refuses to visit troubled West Cumberland HospitalThe Cumberland News, including a high number of “never” events and serious inci
Jeremy Hunt refuses to visit troubled West Cumberland Hospital
The News and Star / Posted 29 days ago
The Cumberland News, including a high number of “never” events and serious incidents flagged up to bosses of Whitehaven’s West Cumberland Hospital and Carlisle’s Cumberland Infirmary. He followed it up with a written invitation to Mr Hunt. The... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Changes to West Cumbria hospital not as severe as claimed - health chiefA top health boss has responded to concerns about the removal of services at th
Changes to West Cumbria hospital not as severe as claimed - health chief
Whitehaven News / Posted 30 days ago
A top health boss has responded to concerns about the removal of services at the West Cumberland Hospital. Stephen Eames, who is chief executive of the North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust, was presented with a list of withdrawn services... Read more

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