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Our September edition of Trust Talk is out now!

Our September edition of Trust Talk is out now!

In this edition you can read about our latest news and updates including the 4 page summary of our annual reports for 2018/19

Transplant hero wins double gold

Press Release Transplant hero wins double gold

Brave transplant hero Becky Seaton, 37, from Scotby, has won two gold medals at the British Transplant Games in Newport

Over £1,000 raised in memory of friend who just ‘wanted to help people’

Over £1,000 raised in memory of friend who just ‘wanted to help people’

A charity night at Penrith Cricket Club hosted by the family and friends of the late Nicki Butterworth have raised over £1000 in her memory.

Celebrating #ValuesWeek at Penrith Day Hospice

Celebrating #ValuesWeek at Penrith Day Hospice

This week we have been celebrating NHS Values Week 2019.

Have an NHS career and a military reserve career side by side

Press Release Have an NHS career and a military reserve career side by side

Case study of how one of our nurses has had two careers over 30 years

Health and care heroes to represent North Cumbria in NHS Parliamentary Awards

Health and care heroes to represent North Cumbria in NHS Parliamentary Awards

Four individuals and teams have been named regional champions for the prestigious awards

Local physiotherapist leads the way in dizziness and stroke research

Local physiotherapist leads the way in dizziness and stroke research

Research by a specialist physiotherapist is helping identify stroke in patients who report feelings of dizziness.

NHS takes ‘baby friendly’ approach up a level whilst improving breastfeeding rates in Cumbria

Press Release NHS takes ‘baby friendly’ approach up a level whilst improving breastfeeding rates in Cumbria

NHS teams are celebrating Breastfeeding Celebration week in variety of ways to continue to raise awareness of breastfeeding.

The Ruskin Unit takes on a new lease life with the help of patients

The Ruskin Unit takes on a new lease life with the help of patients

Patients have been involved in helping develop the garden which is having a positive impact on patients and carers alike.

First Step short listed for national award

From Our Mental Health Team First Step short listed for national award

The awards are an opportunity for employers to showcase and share innovative ways in which they have taken a lead in challenging discriminat

Top RCN award for Cumbrian nurse

Press Release Top RCN award for Cumbrian nurse

Clinical Educator Karen Dutton receives award of merit from Royal College of Nursing

Celebrating Nursing: From ward to board

Celebrating Nursing: From ward to board

Our system chief nurses tells her career journey and how she wanted to be a nurse from she was a teenager