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The News and Star
Cumbrian health trust's taxi bill to be raised with Prime Ministerraised with the Prime Minister. Copeland MP Jamie Reed reacted furiously to ne
Cumbrian health trust's taxi bill to be raised with Prime Minister
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
raised with the Prime Minister. Copeland MP Jamie Reed reacted furiously to news that the NHS trust running Whitehaven's West Cumberland Hospital and The Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle spent £585,000 on taxis in three years. That was the bill... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Doctors' watchdog places one in four hospitals on danger watch listHospital of North Durham Vale of Leven General Hospital Warwick Hospital Wat
Doctors' watchdog places one in four hospitals on danger watch list
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Hospital of North Durham Vale of Leven General Hospital Warwick Hospital Watford General Hospital Warrington Hospital West Cumberland Hospital West Heath Hospital Western Eye Hospital Western General Hospital (Edinburgh) Weston General... Read more
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The News and Star
Health trust spent almost £600,000 on taxis in three yearsspent nearly £600,000 on taxis in three years. Since April 2013, bosses at the
Health trust spent almost £600,000 on taxis in three years
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
spent nearly £600,000 on taxis in three years. Since April 2013, bosses at the trust – which also runs Whitehaven’s West Cumberland Hospital – have hired taxis on almost 13,000 occasions, spending an average of £3,750 every week. The... Read more
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Whitehaven News
New health minister snubs WCH on visitare calling for an explanation after a Government health minister made an offic
New health minister snubs WCH on visit
Whitehaven News / Posted 3 days ago
are calling for an explanation after a Government health minister made an official trip to Cumbria, but failed to visit the West Cumberland Hospital despite repeated calls. David Mowat, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, first visited Barrow... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Hospital trust spent £600,000 on taxisTHE cash-strapped NHS trust running the West Cumberland Hospital spent nearly £
Hospital trust spent £600,000 on taxis
Whitehaven News / Posted 3 days ago
THE cash-strapped NHS trust running the West Cumberland Hospital spent nearly £600,000 on taxis in three years. Since April 2013, bosses at the trust – which also runs Carlisle’s Cumberland Infirmary – have hired taxis on almost 13,000 occasions,... Read more
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Whitehaven News
VIDEO: Read and save with your Whitehaven Newsensuring that focus continues. This newspaper has strenuously championed the n
VIDEO: Read and save with your Whitehaven News
Whitehaven News / Posted 4 days ago
ensuring that focus continues. This newspaper has strenuously championed the need to retain full health services that the West Cumberland Hospital. We continue to support patients, staff and health campaigners in their dedicated battle to ensure... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Health minister under fire for snubbing West Cumberland HospitalA health minister has come under fire for avoiding the West Cumberland Hospital
Health minister under fire for snubbing West Cumberland Hospital
Whitehaven News / Posted 5 days ago
A health minister has come under fire for avoiding the West Cumberland Hospital during a visit to Cumbria. Health minister David Mowat visited Millom yesterday West Cumbrian MP Jamie Reed has repeatedly called on the Government to visit Whitehaven... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Health minister under fire for snubbing West Cumberland HospitalA health minister has come under fire for avoiding the West Cumberland Hospital
Health minister under fire for snubbing West Cumberland Hospital
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
A health minister has come under fire for avoiding the West Cumberland Hospital during a visit to Cumbria. Health minister David Mowat visited Millom yesterday West Cumbrian MP Jamie Reed has repeatedly called on the Government to visit Whitehaven... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Health minister’s visit “an insult” - Millom MPthe House of Commons. The under secretary of state for the Department of Health
Health minister’s visit “an insult” - Millom MP
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
the House of Commons. The under secretary of state for the Department of Health travelled to Millom yesterday but snubbed West Cumberland Hospital and failed to tell Mr Reed he would be in the area. The Copeland MP, who has asked for a government... Read more
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The News and Star
Health minister under fire for snubbing West Cumberland HospitalA HEALTH minister has come under fire for avoiding the West Cumberland Hospital
Health minister under fire for snubbing West Cumberland Hospital
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
A HEALTH minister has come under fire for avoiding the West Cumberland Hospital during a visit to Cumbria. West Cumbrian MP Jamie Reed has repeatedly called on the Government to visit Whitehaven amid concerns for health services. To date Health... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Dancers raise cash in memory of helperDANCERS of all ages took part in a "spectacular'' show raising £1,600 for the W
Dancers raise cash in memory of helper
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
DANCERS of all ages took part in a "spectacular'' show raising £1,600 for the West Cumberland Hospital's Henderson Suite. Cowper School of Dance raise £1,600 for The Henderson Suite Fund at West Cumberland Hospital. pic Jim Davis Performers from... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Jamie Reed: New PM ‘must’ visit our hospitalCOPELAND MP Jamie Reed is urging Prime Minister Theresa May to intervene in the
Jamie Reed: New PM ‘must’ visit our hospital
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
COPELAND MP Jamie Reed is urging Prime Minister Theresa May to intervene in the row over services at Whitehaven’s West Cumberland Hospital. The former shadow health secretary is calling for both Mrs May and the Health Secretary to personally visit... Read more
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The News and Star
Retired GP's despair at plan to transfer mums-to-be to Carlisle hospitalCarlisle. Dr Barrie Walker says he "despairs'' at recent proposals to remove 2
Retired GP's despair at plan to transfer mums-to-be to Carlisle hospital
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
Carlisle. Dr Barrie Walker says he "despairs'' at recent proposals to remove 24-hour consultant-led maternity care at the West Cumberland Hospital saying local mums-to-be want to be treated 'close to home'. A retired GP and former joint chairman... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Doctor reveals despair at maternity plansBarrie Walker has waded into the row over controversial plans to remove 24-hour
Doctor reveals despair at maternity plans
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 12 days ago
Barrie Walker has waded into the row over controversial plans to remove 24-hour consultant-led maternity care from the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. Retired West Cumbrian GP Dr Walker, who is a former joint chairman of the... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Doctor reveals 'despair' at maternity plansBarrie Walker has waded into the row over controversial plans to remove 24-hour
Doctor reveals 'despair' at maternity plans
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
Barrie Walker has waded into the row over controversial plans to remove 24-hour consultant-led maternity care from the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. Retired west Cumbrian GP Dr Walker, who is a former joint chairman of the... Read more
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Whitehaven News
7,144 A&E patients seen in target timeby NHS England show that 91 per cent of people who went to A&E units at the Cum
7,144 A&E patients seen in target time
Whitehaven News / Posted 13 days ago
by NHS England show that 91 per cent of people who went to A&E units at the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle or the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven were seen, treated, admitted or discharged within the four-hour target. The... Read more
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The News and Star
MP's "urgent" plea to Prime Minister as he spells out fears for hospital servicesCopeland MP Jamie Reed is urging Prime Minister Theresa May to intervene in the
MP's "urgent" plea to Prime Minister as he spells out fears for hospital services
The News and Star / Posted 13 days ago
Copeland MP Jamie Reed is urging Prime Minister Theresa May to intervene in the row over services at Whitehaven's West Cumberland Hospital. The former shadow health secretary is calling for both Mrs May and the Health Secretary to personally visit... Read more
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The News and Star
North Cumbria's hospitals getting better at seeing A&E patients more quicklyby NHS England shows that 91 per cent of people who went to emergency units at
North Cumbria's hospitals getting better at seeing A&E patients more quickly
The News and Star / Posted 14 days ago
by NHS England shows that 91 per cent of people who went to emergency units at the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle or the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven were seen, treated, admitted or discharged within the four-hour target. The... Read more
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Whitehaven News
'Hang dummies to support maternity services'upon the West Cumbria community to hang dummies with ribbons in support of the
'Hang dummies to support maternity services'
Whitehaven News / Posted 16 days ago
upon the West Cumbria community to hang dummies with ribbons in support of the fight to save maternity services at the West Cumberland Hospital. Midwife Bernadette Bowness, left, and Christine Wharrier start the dummy campain This follows... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Rotarians raise baby unit funds2016. More than £900 was raised. The club chose to donate £500 to Sainsbury’s
Rotarians raise baby unit funds
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 17 days ago
2016. More than £900 was raised. The club chose to donate £500 to Sainsbury’s charity, the special care baby unit at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven and £400 will be split between other local charities. More than 900 people took part... Read more
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The News and Star
A&E wait times improve in north Cumbriaby NHS England show that 91 per cent of people who went to A&E units at the Cum
A&E wait times improve in north Cumbria
The News and Star / Posted 17 days ago
by NHS England show that 91 per cent of people who went to A&E units at the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle or the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven were seen, treated, admitted or discharged within the four-hour target. The... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Midwives warn mothers and babies will diea "catastrophic'' warning that West Cumbrian mothers and babies WILL die if nig
Midwives warn mothers and babies will die
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 17 days ago
a "catastrophic'' warning that West Cumbrian mothers and babies WILL die if night-time consultant cover is removed from the West Cumberland Hospital. Proposals to send complex births from Whitehaven to Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary during the... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Heart patients give thumbs up to serviceservice which empowers West Cumbrian heart patients has been given top marks.
Heart patients give thumbs up to service
Whitehaven News / Posted 18 days ago
service which empowers West Cumbrian heart patients has been given top marks. The Cardiac Rehabilitation team at the West Cumberland Hospital asked almost 100 patients how they rated their support during rehabilitation. Results showed all of... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
'Mums and babies will die' – midwivesa "catastrophic'' warning that West Cumbrian mothers and babies WILL die if nig
'Mums and babies will die' – midwives
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 18 days ago
a "catastrophic'' warning that West Cumbrian mothers and babies WILL die if night-time consultant cover is removed from the West Cumberland Hospital. Proposals to send complex births from Whitehaven to Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary during the... Read more
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The News and Star
'Mums and babies will die' – midwivesgiven a “catastrophic" warning that Cumbrian mothers and babies WILL die if nig
'Mums and babies will die' – midwives
The News and Star / Posted 18 days ago
given a “catastrophic" warning that Cumbrian mothers and babies WILL die if night-time consultant cover is removed from the West Cumberland Hospital. Proposals to send complex births from Whitehaven to Carlisle’s Cumberland Infirmary during the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Angry midwives issue warning over proposed changes to West Cumbrian maternity serviceshave warned mothers and babies will die if night-time consultant cover is remov
Angry midwives issue warning over proposed changes to West Cumbrian maternity services
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 18 days ago
have warned mothers and babies will die if night-time consultant cover is removed from a Cumbrian hospital. Midwives from West Cumberland Hospital have hit out at plans to send complex births from Whitehaven to Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Midwives warn mothers and babies may diea "catastrophic'' warning that West Cumbrian mothers and babies WILL die if nig
Midwives warn mothers and babies may die
Whitehaven News / Posted 18 days ago
a "catastrophic'' warning that West Cumbrian mothers and babies WILL die if night-time consultant cover is removed from the West Cumberland Hospital. Proposals to send complex births from Whitehaven to Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary during the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Factory staff boost 10 charitieswere Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team, West Cumbria Carers, Knoxwood Wildlife R
Factory staff boost 10 charities
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 19 days ago
were Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team, West Cumbria Carers, Knoxwood Wildlife Rescue Trust, the Henderson Suite at the West Cumberland Hospital, Cockermouth First Responders, Hospice at Home West Cumbria, Team Evie, SHOUT parent support group,... Read more
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The News and Star
Campaigner says ‘Don’t stay mum’is calling on mums to tell their harrowing birth stories in the fight to retain
Campaigner says ‘Don’t stay mum’
The News and Star / Posted 22 days ago
is calling on mums to tell their harrowing birth stories in the fight to retain consultant-led maternity services at the West Cumberland Hospital. Rachel Holliday, Cumbria’s reigning Woman of the Year, is furious at the latest proposal to send... Read more
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The News and Star
Bedblocking ‘strengthens case for cottage hospitals’beds open. They say that without them even more patients will end up stuck in
Bedblocking ‘strengthens case for cottage hospitals’
The News and Star / Posted 24 days ago
beds open. They say that without them even more patients will end up stuck in the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle and West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. The North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust (NCUH), which runs the area’s two... Read more
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Whitehaven News
WCH nurse struck off after failing to give CPRA FORMER West Cumberland Hospital nurse who failed to resuscitate a patient, th
WCH nurse struck off after failing to give CPR
Whitehaven News / Posted 25 days ago
A FORMER West Cumberland Hospital nurse who failed to resuscitate a patient, then didn't record his death for three days, has been struck off. Henry Moore did not administer CPR as the patient fought for his final breaths at the Whitehaven... Read more
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The News and Star
Nurse struck off for failing to do CPRA former West Cumberland Hospital nurse who failed to resuscitate a patient - a
Nurse struck off for failing to do CPR
The News and Star / Posted 25 days ago
A former West Cumberland Hospital nurse who failed to resuscitate a patient - and then didn’t record his death for three days - has been struck off. Henry Moore did not administer CPR as the patient fought for his final breaths at the Whitehaven... Read more
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The News and Star
Ambulance thief is "lowest of low"calling for the public to help ensure the culprit is caught. The ambulance ser
Ambulance thief is "lowest of low"
The News and Star / Posted 25 days ago
calling for the public to help ensure the culprit is caught. The ambulance service said the patient was taken to the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. Their condition has not been confirmed but police said the theft did not impact on... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Increase in planned Caesareans warn mothersTERRIFIED mothers warn planned Caesareans could increase if a proposal to remov
Increase in planned Caesareans warn mothers
Whitehaven News / Posted 25 days ago
TERRIFIED mothers warn planned Caesareans could increase if a proposal to remove 24-hour maternity consultant cover at the West Cumberland Hospital goes ahead. An option has been revealed for all births to go to Carlisle during the night -- the cut... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Group to cycle the C2C for dad who nearly diedScott Jardine tomorrow (Saturday, July 30) on the two-day ride to raise cash fo
Group to cycle the C2C for dad who nearly died
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted a month ago
Scott Jardine tomorrow (Saturday, July 30) on the two-day ride to raise cash for the intensive care unit at Whitehaven's West Cumberland Hospital. His dad Herbert, 51, of Northside, almost died in January, after contracting food... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Boxing match raises money for hospitalA FUNDRAISING boxing match has helped support the Special Care Baby Unit at Wes
Boxing match raises money for hospital
Whitehaven News / Posted a month ago
A FUNDRAISING boxing match has helped support the Special Care Baby Unit at West Cumberland Hospital. Liam Irving raised money for the Special Care Unit at West Cumberland Hospital. Liam Irving raised £140 for the unit after the staff looked after... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Frizington to Cleator Moor bus service reducedhour on Saturdays - down from a half-hourly service. The service takes custome
Frizington to Cleator Moor bus service reduced
Whitehaven News / Posted 1 months ago
hour on Saturdays - down from a half-hourly service. The service takes customers to and from Whitehaven. It also stops at West Cumberland Hospital. The company said the half-hourly service was no longer "viable" on a Saturday because it was not... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Maternity services options are 'mixed messages' say campaigners“One option that has been under consideration for some time is the provision of
Maternity services options are 'mixed messages' say campaigners
Whitehaven News / Posted 1 months ago
“One option that has been under consideration for some time is the provision of a stand alone midwife-led maternity unit at West Cumberland Hospital. This remains an option. He added: "But we are also exploring whether this option might be... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Maternity services options are 'mixed messages' say campaigners“One option that has been under consideration for some time is the provision of
Maternity services options are 'mixed messages' say campaigners
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 1 months ago
“One option that has been under consideration for some time is the provision of a stand alone midwife-led maternity unit at West Cumberland Hospital. This remains an option. He added: "But we are also exploring whether this option might be... Read more
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