A meeting will be held today between managers and unions following a vote of no confidence earlier this year against a Cumbrian hospital trust.
Unions feared proposed cuts could affect patient safety at hospitals in Carlisle and Whitehaven.
The Trust insists patient care remains their top priority.
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