Patient safety at the North West Ambulance Service requires improvement, according to a new report.
The Care Quality Commission highlighted staff shortages in north Cumbria following an inspection, but praised workers for providing a caring service:
The recruitment of staff in Cumbria was one of the issues highlighted following inspections by the Care Quality Commission.Read the full story ›
A west Cumbrian charity is celebrating it's 30th anniversary this month.
Hospice at Home's nurses provide respite care for hundreds of patients and their families every year.
ITV Border has learnt police officers are being called on "an almost daily basis" to help transfer patients from west Cumbria to Carlisle.Read the full story ›
An inquest into the death of two people at north Cumbrian hospital has concluded that systematic failures and negligence were to blame.Read the full story ›
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is visiting the new Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary.Read the full story ›
A freedom of information request from the Labour party showed there are currently over 200 vacancies in the North West Ambulance Service.Read the full story ›
An outbreak of norovirus on a ward at Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary means the NHS Trust is asking ill visitors to stay away.Read the full story ›
A&E departments in the NHS Dumfries and Galloway health board missed waiting-time targets in the week before Christmas.Read the full story ›
2,776 people died in Cumbria as a result of smoking, between 2012 and 2014.Read the full story ›