Sixteen beds are to close at Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary as part of controversial healthcare changes.Read the full story ›
A four-year-old girl born with a tennis-ball sized malignant tumour in her neck has started school, having made an "amazing recovery"Read the full story ›
The NHS appeal for organ donors after figures show up to thirty people died in the last five years waiting for a transplant in the region.Read the full story ›
Two wards remain closed at the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle after norovirus outbreak. Maple B and Willow C are the wards affected.Read the full story ›
Four years on, the NHS have apologised for the death of Judith Benn, who died from a twisted bowel in April 2014.Read the full story ›
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 ›