A service treating oesophageal disorders will be available at West Cumberland Hospital and Cumberland Infirmary from next week.Read the full story ›
The Health Secretary has sent a video congratulating staff at North Cumbria NHS Trust, after news it will move out of special measures.Read the full story ›
A redundant tower block at the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle is set to be demolished.
The building was condemned after the 2015 floods when it was damaged by rain water.
The NHS Trust says the demolition plans are still being finalised and will be made public once they've been approved.
Nicholas Allan caused £6,800 damage at the Carlisle hospital. The court heard the prolific burglar was battling an alcohol addiction.Read the full story ›
A new 270-space car park has opened today at Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary.Read the full story ›
Police are investigating a report of fluid bags being tampered with at Cumberland Infirmary.
They say they received the report last night.
Cumbria Constabulary received a report of medical supplies that appeared to have been tampered with last night (18th January) at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle. Detectives have investigated this report and are not treating this as a malicious incident at this time.
Police say the investigation that began earlier this month into saline bags being tampered with at the Cumberland Infirmary is still ongoing.
An inquest is taking place into the deaths of two patients at Cumbrian hospitals. It heard tubes were wrongly inserted into their lungs.Read the full story ›
A new 'emergency floor' is being introduced at the Cumberland Infirmary, to reduce the number of patients waiting in A&E.Read the full story ›
Police are continuing their investigations into the death of a woman in a Cumbrian hospital.
Officers were called in by the coroner after 44-year-old Sharon Grierson died at the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle last Monday.
A spokesman for North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust said they were saddened by her death but add that it would be inappropriate to comment further at this time.
"We are deeply saddened by the death of a 44-year-old patient and we wish to express our sympathy to the patient’s family.
"We cannot comment further about the circumstances surrounding the patient’s death due to the current police investigation."
Cumbria Police are investigating the death of a woman at the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle after being contacted by the coroner.Read the full story ›