The Dr Foster report acknowledges that the hospital expects to soon be visited by the national review team trying to improve hospital standards, because of the "higher than expected mortality rate, staff experience and patient experience results".
The trust claims that it is "committed to learning what more can be done to continually improve our systems and the wider systems of care."
The North Cumbria trust is currently in the process of being taken over by the Northumbria healthcare trust.
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The Met Office have issued a warning for snow showers and icy strectches from Saturday evening until 10 am Monday
Kerrie Gosney brings you Saturday night's forecast
Severe gales possible for a time north of the border overnight. A cold, raw wind sets in Sunday. Showers turning wintry Monday & Tuesday.