Bosses at a south Lakes hospital trust which has been criticised by a health watchdog says work's underway to make improvements.
The Care Quality Commission identifed a series of failingsat the Royal Lancaster Infirmary's casualty department.
That's where many people in the south Lakes recieve emergency care.
Last week the chief executive of the Trust resigned.
Its interim chairman says works underway to improve emergency care and reduce a backlog in outpatient follow-up appointments.
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The 42-year-old was last seen leaving work on Monday lunchtime.
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