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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 8 hours 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Stephen Eames, who is chief executive of the North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust, was presented with a list of withdrawn services...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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Whitehaven News
Success Regime boss responds to concerns over hospital servicesA top health boss has responded to concerns about the removal of services at th
Success Regime boss responds to concerns over hospital services
Whitehaven News / Posted 9 hours ago
A top health boss has responded to concerns about the removal of services at the West Cumberland Hospital. Stephen Eames, chief executive of the North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust, was presented with a list of withdrawn services from the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
MP calls for palliative care to be savedwill say open. "They're looking to turn them into what they call integrated ca
MP calls for palliative care to be saved
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
will say open. "They're looking to turn them into what they call integrated care hubs." The pair also discussed the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven during the meeting and Mrs Hayman said it was possible some services could return... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Five people arrested on suspicion of affraywere arrested on suspicion of affray after an incident at Findlay Place, Workin
Five people arrested on suspicion of affray
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
were arrested on suspicion of affray after an incident at Findlay Place, Workington A 25-year-old man was taken to the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven following the incident at Findlay Place, off Brook Street. His injuries were... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
OPINION: Please don’t use a plaster to heal our hospitalsa first-rate health service and we demand nothing less. Over the past several
OPINION: Please don’t use a plaster to heal our hospitals
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 7 days ago
a first-rate health service and we demand nothing less. Over the past several months, people have lived in fear that the West Cumberland Hospital was being asset stripped and that we would all be forced to call the Cumberland Infirmary in... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Dad’s memory inspires club gigRoyal Victoria Infirmary, while Sophie and her father were taken in a road ambu
Dad’s memory inspires club gig
Whitehaven News / Posted 7 days ago
Royal Victoria Infirmary, while Sophie and her father were taken in a road ambulance to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle and West Cumberland Hospital. Sophie said: “I tore my liver and spleen. Scott tore his spleen and had a hole in his bowel and my... Read more
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The News and Star
Driver escapes with minor injuries after crash in west Cumbrian townthere." Firefighters released the driver from the car and then used a winch to
Driver escapes with minor injuries after crash in west Cumbrian town
The News and Star / Posted 11 days ago
there." Firefighters released the driver from the car and then used a winch to pull the car free. The driver was taken to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven, for a check up but police say he had no significant injuries. On Saturday morning... Read more
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The News and Star
Driver in police custody after crash in west Cumbrian townthere." Firefighters released the driver from the car and then used a winch to
Driver in police custody after crash in west Cumbrian town
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
there." Firefighters released the driver from the car and then used a winch to pull the car free. The driver was taken to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven, for a check up but police say he had no significant injuries. He is now helping police... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Baby Jake set for homebe home for his first birthday in July. His mum, Joanne Long, of Egremont, is
Baby Jake set for home
Whitehaven News / Posted 13 days ago
be home for his first birthday in July. His mum, Joanne Long, of Egremont, is supporting our campaign having praised the West Cumberland Hospital staff. She gave birth to Jake at 26 weeks and twice his life was saved when he stopped... Read more
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Whitehaven News
North Cumbria's main hospitals are safe, insists trust bossor are being investigated. They include six so-called ‘never events’ which hav
North Cumbria's main hospitals are safe, insists trust boss
Whitehaven News / Posted 16 days ago
or are being investigated. They include six so-called ‘never events’ which have occurred at the Cumberland Infirmary or West Cumberland Hospital since July – five in theatres. Staff have also spoken out, with one senior medic admitting they... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
North Cumbria's main hospitals are safe, insists trust bossor are being investigated. They include six so-called ‘never events’ which hav
North Cumbria's main hospitals are safe, insists trust boss
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 16 days ago
or are being investigated. They include six so-called ‘never events’ which have occurred at the Cumberland Infirmary or West Cumberland Hospital since July – five in theatres. Staff have also spoken out, with one senior medic admitting they... Read more
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The News and Star
North Cumbria's main hospitals are safe, insists trust bossor are being investigated. They include six so-called ‘never events’ which hav
North Cumbria's main hospitals are safe, insists trust boss
The News and Star / Posted 16 days ago
or are being investigated. They include six so-called ‘never events’ which have occurred at the Cumberland Infirmary or West Cumberland Hospital since July – five in theatres. Staff have also spoken out, with one senior medic admitting they... Read more
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The News and Star
Former consultants raise 'extreme concerns' over future of Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmaryambulance. The patient was discovered by A&E staff in March. It is unclear whe
Former consultants raise 'extreme concerns' over future of Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary
The News and Star / Posted 20 days ago
ambulance. The patient was discovered by A&E staff in March. It is unclear whether this was at the Cumberland Infirmary or West Cumberland Hospital. The Cumberland News can reveal that the man had wandered off from Yewdale Ward, at the West... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Former consultants raise 'extreme concerns' over future of Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmaryambulance. The patient was discovered by A&E staff in March. It is unclear whe
Former consultants raise 'extreme concerns' over future of Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary
Whitehaven News / Posted 20 days ago
ambulance. The patient was discovered by A&E staff in March. It is unclear whether this was at the Cumberland Infirmary or West Cumberland Hospital. The man had wandered off from Yewdale Ward, at the West Cumberland Hospital. Staff had been... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Former consultants raise 'extreme concerns' over future of Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmaryambulance. The patient was discovered by A&E staff in March. It is unclear whe
Former consultants raise 'extreme concerns' over future of Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 20 days ago
ambulance. The patient was discovered by A&E staff in March. It is unclear whether this was at the Cumberland Infirmary or West Cumberland Hospital. The man had wandered off from Yewdale Ward, at the West Cumberland Hospital. Staff had been... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Jack's journey inspires family to help othershas made us very cautious." When a rash appeared, the couple were convinced of
Jack's journey inspires family to help others
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 20 days ago
has made us very cautious." When a rash appeared, the couple were convinced of the diagnosis and Jack was admitted to the West Cumberland Hospital. Sam said: "That was on the Friday night. He was then transferred to the Royal Victoria Infirmary... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Jake’s rare disorder inspires fundraiserswe will be able to help another family.'' The family has also been helped by C
Jake’s rare disorder inspires fundraisers
Whitehaven News / Posted 21 days ago
we will be able to help another family.'' The family has also been helped by CAMHS and Dr Chang, a paediatrician at the West Cumberland Hospital, and Asda at Dunmail Park for their support. To donate to the fundraising text For more details... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Man, 74, dies following crash in West Cumbriawas unresponsive at the scene. Members of the public assisted before paramedics
Man, 74, dies following crash in West Cumbria
Whitehaven News / Posted 21 days ago
was unresponsive at the scene. Members of the public assisted before paramedics arrived. The man was taken to the West Cumberland Hospital where he died a short time later. Police were called at 7.40am to reports of the crash on the... Read more
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The News and Star
Jeremy Hunt challenged to see shocking state of NHS in Cumbria for himselfin the area. He told Health Minister Ben Gummer about an incident in which a p
Jeremy Hunt challenged to see shocking state of NHS in Cumbria for himself
The News and Star / Posted 21 days ago
in the area. He told Health Minister Ben Gummer about an incident in which a patient died after being transferred from the West Cumberland Hospital to the Cumberland Infirmary. He also raised concerns about options to move more services from... Read more
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The News and Star
Success Regime bosses grilled over health plans at public meetingraised by angry and emotional members of the public. Speaking at the meeting w
Success Regime bosses grilled over health plans at public meeting
The News and Star / Posted 21 days ago
raised by angry and emotional members of the public. Speaking at the meeting were members of the campaign group, We Need West Cumberland Hospital, Mahesh Dhebar and Siobhan Gearing. Mr Dhebar said the problem for health bosses was that they... Read more
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The News and Star
Man, 74, dies following crash in west Cumbriawas unresponsive at the scene. Members of the public assisted before paramedics
Man, 74, dies following crash in west Cumbria
The News and Star / Posted 21 days ago
was unresponsive at the scene. Members of the public assisted before paramedics arrived. The man was taken to the West Cumberland Hospital where he died a short time later. Police were called at 7.40am to reports of the crash on the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Health bosses questioned for 90 minutes at meetingraised by angry and emotional members of the public. Speaking at the meeting w
Health bosses questioned for 90 minutes at meeting
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 21 days ago
raised by angry and emotional members of the public. Speaking at the meeting were members of the campaign group, We Need West Cumberland Hospital, Mahesh Dhebar and Siobhan Gearing. Mr Dhebar said the problem for health bosses was that they... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Health bosses questioned for 90 minutes at meetingraised by angry and emotional members of the public. Speaking at the meeting w
Health bosses questioned for 90 minutes at meeting
Whitehaven News / Posted 21 days ago
raised by angry and emotional members of the public. Speaking at the meeting were members of the campaign group, We Need West Cumberland Hospital, Mahesh Dhebar and Siobhan Gearing. Mr Dhebar said the problem for health bosses was that they... Read more
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The News and Star
Concerns over health services raised in ParliamentMP Jamie Reed set out some of the pressing issues facing the local NHS - includ
Concerns over health services raised in Parliament
The News and Star / Posted 22 days ago
MP Jamie Reed set out some of the pressing issues facing the local NHS - including options to move more services from the West Cumberland Hospital, major staffing shortages, funding shortfalls and the potential closure of community hospital... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Concerns over health services raised in ParliamentMP Jamie Reed set out some of the pressing issues facing the local NHS - includ
Concerns over health services raised in Parliament
Whitehaven News / Posted 22 days ago
MP Jamie Reed set out some of the pressing issues facing the local NHS - including options to move more services from the West Cumberland Hospital, major staffing shortages, funding shortfalls and the potential closure of community hospital... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Staff at Westmorland General Hospital celebrate International Midwives Dayof their own care.” Sarah Anderson, supervisor of Midwives at Helme Chase, sai
Staff at Westmorland General Hospital celebrate International Midwives Day
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
of their own care.” Sarah Anderson, supervisor of Midwives at Helme Chase, said: “At school I worked as a volunteer at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven, which led to me becoming an auxiliary nurse. I was encouraged to train as a nurse,... Read more
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The News and Star
Health concerns raised in ParliamentMP Jamie Reed set out some of the pressing issues facing the local NHS - includ
Health concerns raised in Parliament
The News and Star / Posted 22 days ago
MP Jamie Reed set out some of the pressing issues facing the local NHS - including options to move more services from the West Cumberland Hospital, major staffing shortages, funding shortfalls and the potential closure of community hospital... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Hospital medical staff speak of fears for patient safetya patient died following a transfer from Whitehaven to Carlisle hospitals. The
Hospital medical staff speak of fears for patient safety
Whitehaven News / Posted 23 days ago
a patient died following a transfer from Whitehaven to Carlisle hospitals. The unidentified patient was taken from the West Cumberland Hospital to the Cumberland Infirmary in March, but died after suffering a cardiac arrest. Concerned staff... Read more
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The News and Star
West Cumberland Hospital meeting - venue changeA public meeting about the future of hospital services in west Cumbria is being
West Cumberland Hospital meeting - venue change
The News and Star / Posted 23 days ago
A public meeting about the future of hospital services in west Cumbria is being moved to a new venue. West Cumberland hospital campaigners have been urging local people to attend the meeting, to let bosses know how important the hospital and its... Read more
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The News and Star
Inquiry launched after patient dies following transfer to Carlisle hospitala patient died following a transfer from Whitehaven to Carlisle hospitals. The
Inquiry launched after patient dies following transfer to Carlisle hospital
The News and Star / Posted 23 days ago
a patient died following a transfer from Whitehaven to Carlisle hospitals. The unidentified patient was taken from the West Cumberland Hospital to the Cumberland Infirmary in March, but died after suffering a cardiac arrest. Concerned staff... Read more
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The News and Star
‘Why I would drive my sick children out of the county’to take North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust out of special measures.”
‘Why I would drive my sick children out of the county’
The News and Star / Posted 27 days ago
to take North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust out of special measures.” Figures reveal The Cumberland Infirmary and West Cumberland Hospital continue to miss A&E targets, with some patients waiting longer than 12 hours. This is having a... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Public meeting to raise parking chaosincluding the Moorside nuclear power station development - and its associated a
Public meeting to raise parking chaos
Whitehaven News / Posted 28 days ago
including the Moorside nuclear power station development - and its associated accommodation and transport links - and the West Cumberland Hospital. He added: "Our council will do all we can to bring together key stakeholders to try and find... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Copeland MP Jamie Reed secures Westminster health debateongoing recruitment crisis, the increasing pressure on services, the uncertaint
Copeland MP Jamie Reed secures Westminster health debate
Whitehaven News / Posted 30 days ago
ongoing recruitment crisis, the increasing pressure on services, the uncertainty around the Phase 2 of the redevelopment of West Cumberland Hospital and will call upon the government to commit to providing the Success Regime with the funding that is... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
MP calls for urgent health talkswas appointed. Her news came as about 450 people turned out to a public meetin
MP calls for urgent health talks
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 30 days ago
was appointed. Her news came as about 450 people turned out to a public meeting in Whitehaven - dubbed STOP! - set up by West Cumberland Hospital campaigners to defend services. Mrs Hayman has now called for urgent talks with the Success Regime,... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Copeland MP Jamie Reed calls for govt debateongoing recruitment crisis, the increasing pressure on services, the uncertaint
Copeland MP Jamie Reed calls for govt debate
Whitehaven News / Posted 30 days ago
ongoing recruitment crisis, the increasing pressure on services, the uncertainty around the Phase 2 of the redevelopment of West Cumberland Hospital and will call upon the Government to commit to providing the necessary funding. He said: “After... Read more
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The News and Star
Hundreds turn up for health meetingas about 450 people turned out to a high profile public meeting in Whitehaven -
Hundreds turn up for health meeting
The News and Star / Posted 30 days ago
as about 450 people turned out to a high profile public meeting in Whitehaven - dubbed STOP! by organisers - set up by West Cumberland Hospital campaigners to defend services. Workington's Sue Hayman has now called for urgent talks with to the... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Hundreds turn up for health meetingat Whitehaven Civic Hall The STOP! public meeting, held on Sunday at Whitehave
Hundreds turn up for health meeting
Whitehaven News / Posted 30 days ago
at Whitehaven Civic Hall The STOP! public meeting, held on Sunday at Whitehaven Civic Hall, was organised by We Need West Cumberland Hospital campaign group who stated it was "fed up'' with endless consultations by the Success Regime. By... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Boxing debut for Butch to say thanks to hospitalwill compete in a charity boxing clash with friend David Eldon in September to
Boxing debut for Butch to say thanks to hospital
Whitehaven News / Posted 1 months ago
will compete in a charity boxing clash with friend David Eldon in September to raise funds for the Henderson Suite at West Cumberland Hospital. It is a poignant tribute from 28-year-old Gareth to his auntie Anne McConvey. The mum-of-three... Read more
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The News and Star
Hospital campaigners urge west Cumbrians to attend Stop! meetingto give local people a say over options being put forward by health bosses – wh
Hospital campaigners urge west Cumbrians to attend Stop! meeting
The News and Star / Posted 1 months ago
to give local people a say over options being put forward by health bosses – which could see more services lost from the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. The views will be collated and presented to chiefs at the Success Regime, the body... Read more
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The News and Star
Toddler says thanks to air ambulance crew who flew him to hospitalwhen he developed breathing problems. Freddie Stott, two, was airlifted by the
Toddler says thanks to air ambulance crew who flew him to hospital
The News and Star / Posted 1 months ago
when he developed breathing problems. Freddie Stott, two, was airlifted by the Great North Air Ambulance Service from the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle on Easter Sunday. Freddie’s illness... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Toddler says thanks to air crew who flew him to hospitalwhen he developed breathing problems. Freddie Stott, two, was airlifted by the
Toddler says thanks to air crew who flew him to hospital
Whitehaven News / Posted 1 months ago
when he developed breathing problems. Freddie Stott, two, was airlifted by the Great North Air Ambulance Service from the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle on Easter Sunday. Freddie’s illness... Read more

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