A west Cumbrian GP surgery that serves more than 4,000 patients is closing.Read the full story ›
“Treatment could be pretty barbaric with cold baths and whipping of patients”.
The former Crichton Royal Hospital in Dumfries opened in 1830. But many years later, it pioneered care for mental health patients.
NHS staff care for us from the cradle to the grave.
There might not be one born every minute in our region, but midwives play a huge role in bringing new life into Cumbria and the South of Scotland.
Meet community midwife Alison from Galashiels:
The NHS still plays a part after we die too.
Mortuary worker, Alex, tells us how she got into her job at the Cumberland Infirmary, that she finds far from morbid:
We put one of west Cumbria's first NHS nurses, 85-year-old Ella Cullen, in a room with Vanessa Branney, who currently works in the Intensive Care Unit, and left them to chat:
Chief executive Simon Stevens paid tribute to 1.5 million workers as the institution celebrates its 70th anniversary.Read the full story ›
The NHS has changed dramatically since it was launched in 1948.Read the full story ›
Next month the NHS will mark its 70th anniversary and we'd like your help to mark the occasion.
We want you to tell us who your local NHS hero is in a 20 second video clip. Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org and you could be on Lookaround!
Samantha Parker has the details:
A cannabis company has opened in Carlisle, selling CBD oil, which doesn't have the banned substance THC.Read the full story ›
The NHS has joined the Met Office to work on research to help identify the grass pollen types that cause the most allergies.Read the full story ›
Helen Ford and guests discuss minimum alcohol pricing - and the challenge of raising standards in northern schools.Read the full story ›