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A Cumbrian hospital has been criticised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
The CQC carried out an unannounced inspection last month at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven.
The report issued today criticises staffing levels, medical record keeping and the standard of care given to patients. The hospital has until mid-July to address the problems.
Kim Inglis reports.
The Acting Director of Nursing for North Cumbria University Hospitals, Chris Platton, says that changes have to be made, following the report by the Care Quality Commission:
The Care Quality Commission has released a critical report into the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven.
The report highlights staffing levels, patient welfare and care and record keeping as areas of concern.
An unannounced inspection of the hospital was carried out in May.