Despite having Motor Neurone Disease Fleck Ditchburn climbed Blake Fell in the Lakes to raise cash for new hospital equipment in Cumbria.
Workington Town player Marc Shackley went to visit fan Yvonne Matthews when she was in a coma. His visit helped bring her round.
Diana Warwick dropped a baby on its head at West Cumberland Hospital. She faces being struck off.
Seven deaths at North Cumbria's hospitals last year are being linked to the superbug C-difficile.
An initial report by a team investigating high mortality rates at the Cumberland Infirmary and the West Cumberland Hospital says the hospital trust breached its infection control targets for 2012/13.
Altogether there were 50 cases of C difficile, which is recorded on the death certificates of seven people. There was also one non-fatal case of MRSA.
The family of Deividas Sereika, who died after falling from a hospital window, have paid tribute to a "much loved son."
The 40-year-old died on Wednesday night (8th May) after falling from a second floor window of the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven.
Mr Sereika's mother, Irena Svetikiene, said:
“Deividas was my only son who was devoted and much loved. He was a kind and gentle man. He will be sorely missed by all his family and friends.”
Police are continuing with their investigations into the death of a patient who fell from a second floor window at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven.
40-year-old Deividas Sereika, from Edinburgh Road in Maryport, died on Wednesday night (8th May).
The Health and Safety Executive are working with the police to establish the circumstances surrounding the death.
Police have confirmed that the man who died after falling from a hospital window, is Deividas Sereika from Edinburgh Road in Maryport.
The 40-year-old, who was a patient at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven, fell from the second floor window at 7.30pm last night (8th May).
Mr Sereika's family have been informed and the police are investigating the circumstances with the Health and Safety Executive.
It has been confirmed that the 40-year-old man who died at West Cumberland Hospital was a patient.
North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust have released this statement:
– Spokesperson, North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust
"This is a very tragic case and our deepest sympathy goes out to the family.
"This case is now subject to a police investigation, because of this we cannot comment any further."
Cumbria Police are investigating after a man died having apparently jumped from a window at West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven.
The forty-year old has not been formally identified. The incident happened on Wednesday May 8th when it is reported he lept from the second floor.
The Health and Safety Executive has been informed and will be making a joint enquiry with the Police.
Major building work has been stopped at a Cumbrian hospital after a crane hit the hospital wall, causing a window to break.
Developers stopped all work on the redevelopment of West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven, to allow for a full investigation to take place.
Nobody was injured when the window broke.
– Les Morgan, Director of West Cumberland Hospital
"As soon as we were made aware of the situation we took immediate action contacting Laing O’Rourke and suspended activity in this area.
"We are working closely with the Laing O’Rourke team to rectify the situation so that work can restart in this area as soon as practically possible.”
The Health and Safety Executive has been informed.
A Cumbrian hospital is at the centre of a manslaughter inquiry following the death of a 40-year-old man.
Michael Parke from Cockermouth died at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven in December last year, and concerns about his death were raised by the coroner.
In a statement Cumbria Police say the investigation is into gross negligence manslaughter and corporate manslaughter.
No details have been released about how Mr Parke died.
North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust said the trust was co-operating fully with the police investigation and was not able to comment while it was underway.
A rehabilitation unit at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven is closed to admissions, due to an outbreak of flu.
Visiting has also been restricted at the Copeland Unit after 12 patients ans 6 staff members caught the seasonal bug.
The unit is designed to provide further care to patients who have already been in hospital by offering rehabilitation before discharge.
According to the Health Protection Agency, flu is most common between December and March.
Anyone with questions about patients can contact the Copeland Unit on 01946 693181.
Health professionals are advising people what to do if they catch the bug:
– Dr Nigel Calvert, Associate Director of Public Health, Cumbria
"Flu can be serious and cause serious health complications in people with existing health conditions.
"This includes children and adults with existing conditions from diabetes to cancer, pregnant women, where both mother and baby can be at risk, and people aged 65 and over.
"The best way people can protect themselves is by having the flu vaccine. It's freely available for people in at-risk groups and it only takes a few minutes.
“For others who are normally fit and healthy who catch the bug, the best advice is, for them to stay at home."
Two men from west Cumbria are planning quite a feat of endurance, to raise money for the cancer unit at their local hospital.
Colin Stables and Graham Thompson hope to run 300 miles from London to Maryport in nine days. Samantha Parker reports.