Clare Barlow is one of the new matrons starting at the Cumberland Infirmary today.
It is one of the measures that has been introduced by the NHS trust to try to deal with previous failings at the hospital.
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Longest cold spell of winter so far. Mainly dry and bright, but feeling bitterly cold today. Very wintry further east, blizzards possible
Mountain Rescue has seen a 5% increase in rescues and with the current conditions they're advising people to take extra care.
A look ahead at a wintry weekend forecast.