A charity is calling for more motorcyclists to join them, and transport life-saving blood supplies.
Blood Bikes Cumbria wants new volunteer bikers to come forward and help transport blood and medical supplies to Cumbria's air ambulance and hospitals around the county.
A new report has criticised cleanliness and hygiene at Borders General Hospital. NHS Borders says it's already made improvements.Read the full story ›
A report due to published today is expected to criticise hygiene and cleanliness at the Borders General Hospital.
The Health Environment Inspectorate report will be particularly critical of conditions in operating theatres.
An action plan to improve cleaning techniques at the hospital has already been put in place.
Concerns about the safety of the hospital's PFI building have been raised by the NHS Trust. The fire service says improvements are needed.Read the full story ›
An action plan to improve cleanliness and hygiene techniques has been put in place at operating theatres at Borders General Hospital.
The move comes ahead of a report by the Scottish government's Health Environment Inspectorate, which is expected to be critical.
Members of Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service have posted a message of support for a 13-year-old boy, who is having surgery for a rare condition.
Daniel Gordon, from Brampton, has Chiari, which affects his brain and spinal cord.
His mum, Vikki, has created a Facebook event page, asking people to post messages of support for him, and to dress in purple to raise awareness of the condition.
Here are some of the messages:
Vikki Gordon's son, Daniel, has Chiari, which affects his brain and spine. He's having surgery today.Read the full story ›
Patients in south Cumbria will get some cancer test results in hours rather than weeks thanks to a new piece of equipment at Westmorland General Hospital.
A portable ultrasound machine has been donated by the Rosemere Cancer Foundation and Furness Building Society.
The head and neck lump clinic at the hospital sees over a thousand patients a year.
A mum from Cumbria is hoping to raise awareness about a rare condition that will see her son undergo a second major brain operation on Thursday.
Daniel Morgan, from Brampton, has type two chiari malformation, which means part of his brain has slipped into the spinal area.
Kim Inglis reports.
A Cumbrian mum is hoping to raise awareness about a rare condition that will see her son undergo a second major brain operation on Thursday.Read the full story ›