Living Well with & beyond Cancer

Living Well with & beyond Cancer

Free events to support rehabilitation

Memory Matters helping Dementia Patients and Carers find the best support

From Our Mental Health Team Memory Matters helping Dementia Patients and Carers find the best support

Memory Matters working with other organisations to raise further awareness of Dementia

See what happened at our latest Health and wellbeing MOT event

See what happened at our latest Health and wellbeing MOT event

See the video and pictures from our free Health MOT event

Workington hospital inpatient ward reopens to admissions

From Our Community Health Team Workington hospital inpatient ward reopens to admissions

Ellerbeck ward has reopened today following work to rectify safety issues

Getting patients home for lunch

From Our Community Health Team Getting patients home for lunch

Benefits of leaving hospital early in the day and how family/carers can help

Staffing issues lead to temporary bed closures at Alston

Staffing issues lead to temporary bed closures at Alston

Inpatient beds at Alston Hospital will temporarily close week commencing 17th April 2017

Patients celebrate Penrith Day Hospice on film

From Our Community Health Team Patients celebrate Penrith Day Hospice on film

In five short films patients from Penrith Day Hospice share how important the service is to them.

Spring is here, clear out your old walking aids

From Our Community Health Team Spring is here, clear out your old walking aids

Physiotherapists in west Cumbria are encouraging people to use a spring clean as an opportunity to uncover and return any walking aids

Service of thanksgiving for North Cumbria’s hospitals

Service of thanksgiving for North Cumbria’s hospitals

North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust is hosting a service of thanksgiving to pay tribute to staff and volunteers

Police, teenagers and YouTube sensation join forces to warn about ‘sexting’ dangers

Police, teenagers and YouTube sensation join forces to warn about ‘sexting’ dangers

Cumbria Police have teamed up Carlisle College to warn young people of the dangers of ‘sexting’.

CEO pays tribute to work of community groups as CCG take ‘difficult but right decision’

CEO pays tribute to work of community groups as CCG take ‘difficult but right decision’

Claire Molloy explains the importance of continuing to work with communities in Alston Maryport and Wigton

Alternatives to A&E

Alternatives to A&E

For people in South Cumbria, the Primary Care Assessment Service, PCAS, is an alternative to A&E

NHS Trust shines spotlight on recruitment in Cumbria

NHS Trust shines spotlight on recruitment in Cumbria

The work that CPFT is doing to recruit health professionals and support staff has been recognised by the national NHS Jobs

Ellerbeck Ward update

From Our Community Health Team Ellerbeck Ward update

Ellerbeck ward temporarily closed to admissions last week after a specialist report

Ellerbeck Ward closes to admissions

Ellerbeck Ward closes to admissions

Temporary closure to admissions following specialist report

The Maryport Alliance unveils counter proposals for their hospital.

The Maryport Alliance unveils counter proposals for their hospital.

Alternative future for Maryport hospital drafted through partnership working

Fourth Kendal Integrated Care Community meeting to be held

Fourth Kendal Integrated Care Community meeting to be held

Next meeting with the public of Kendal will take place on Wednesday 30 Nov

Out of hospital team helps more patients recover at home… twice as fast

Out of hospital team helps more patients recover at home… twice as fast

People using the service recover twice as fast as those in hospital

Praise for Penrith Day Hospice

From Our Specialist Services Team Praise for Penrith Day Hospice

This place was a god send. I can’t sing their praises enough

‘Home First’ service reduces hospital admissions

From Our Community Health Team ‘Home First’ service reduces hospital admissions

A new service made up of a range of health, social care and voluntary sector workers has reduced the number of people admitted to hospital

Relax and breathe easier at our COPD event

From Our Community Health Team Relax and breathe easier at our COPD event

Furness Respiratory Care Team will be celebrating COPD day

First Step support service among country’s best

From Our Mental Health Team First Step support service among country’s best

First Step has become one of the most successful Mental Health services in the country

Celebrating Older People’s Day

Celebrating Older People’s Day

People over 60 offered free health and wellbeing MOTs

Training programme aims to eliminate avoidable harm from pressure ulcers

Training programme aims to eliminate avoidable harm from pressure ulcers

Successful training programme sees 70% reduction

Community raises money for Carlisle COPD Team

Community raises money for Carlisle COPD Team

Over £1000 raised to support the team

Cumbria Pride comes to town

Trust-wide News Cumbria Pride comes to town

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust are helping celebrate equality and diversity

A film to showcase ‘out of hours’ appointments in Millom

A film to showcase ‘out of hours’ appointments in Millom

New virtual GP appointments offered by video link

Bringing eye care services closer to home

Bringing eye care services closer to home

More eye care services now available in the community

‘Extra special’ recognition for Carlisle Speech and Language Therapist

‘Extra special’ recognition for Carlisle Speech and Language Therapist

Sarah Linnard, Speech & Language Therapist for CPFT, receives national recognition at Kate Granger Awards

Alston inpatient unit reopened

Alston inpatient unit reopened

The inpatient unit has now reopened following successful recruitment

Father and son climb Kilimanjaro for local healthcare providers

Father and son climb Kilimanjaro for local healthcare providers

Mt Kilimanjaro climb raises over £4000

Free Health and Wellbeing MOT to celebrate Older People’s Day

Free Health and Wellbeing MOT to celebrate Older People’s Day

Older people in west Cumbria are invited for check-ups and advice

Cumbrian Therapist makes the shortlist for inspirational Kate Granger Awards

Cumbrian Therapist makes the shortlist for inspirational Kate Granger Awards

Sarah Linnard nominated for her positive attitude towards problem solving

West Cumbria Heart Service gets a thumbs-up from patients

West Cumbria Heart Service gets a thumbs-up from patients

Patients have given the service top marks in a recent survey

Join us at our Annual Members’ Meeting

Join us at our Annual Members’ Meeting

Thursday 1st September at Stoneybeck Inn, Penrith

Contingency plans are implemented across Community Hospitals

From Our Community Health Team Contingency plans are implemented across Community Hospitals

Plans are being implemented to safely manage care provided

The Foot Project provides much needed care in Calais

From Our Community Health Team The Foot Project provides much needed care in Calais

A CPFT podiatrist has travelled to Calais to provide foot care

Celebrating our amazing nurses

Celebrating our amazing nurses

Nurses from across Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust have been celebrating all that’s great in nursing.

COPD patient goes from housebound to regular exercise and activities

From Our Community Health Team COPD patient goes from housebound to regular exercise and activities

Isabelle gets back to fitness with the support of the Carlisle Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Team (COPD)

Funds raised in honour of local Barrow musician

From Our Community Health Team Funds raised in honour of local Barrow musician

Family have donated thousands to local respiratory care team

Choose Cumbria wins global media award

Choose Cumbria wins global media award

Choose Cumbria awarded for campaign to promote career and lifestyle opportunities in Cumbria

New national funding for Better Care Together

New national funding for Better Care Together

Funding will allow focus on ensuring healthcare priorities are tailored to local needs

Dementia Awareness Week

From Our Mental Health Team Dementia Awareness Week

Dementia diagnosis in Cumbria now four times faster thanks to ‘Virtual Clinics’

Cumbria Partnership celebrates Nurses’ Day

Trust-wide News Cumbria Partnership celebrates Nurses’ Day

Nurses go above and beyond every day to help care for the people of Cumbria, CPFT celebrate their hard work this International Nurses Day

Mental health practitioner swaps books for boots

From Our Mental Health Team Mental health practitioner swaps books for boots

Mental health practitioner Nicky Lavery steps into the shoes of military veterans to help evolve First Step services.

Support to live well after cancer.

From Our Specialist Services Team Support to live well after cancer.

A free course that helps support those who have beaten cancer to return to ‘normal’ is being held in Carlisle in May.

Latest edition of the Trust Talk newsletter is out now

Latest edition of the Trust Talk newsletter is out now

The April 2016 edition of the Trust Talk newsletter is now available for members, patients and the general public.

Trust supports children through eye gaze club

Trust supports children through eye gaze club

Children with speech, language and physical difficulties are being supported by therapists to help them communicate better using their eyes.

Big Sleep challenge raised over £2000

Big Sleep challenge raised over £2000

It has now been confirmed that the total raised for Cumbria Community Foundation by Occupation Therapists from across Cumbria is £2200

Successful exhibition of Barrow’s new Primary Care Centre & tour of former Alfred Barrow School site

From Our Community Health Team Successful exhibition of Barrow’s new Primary Care Centre & tour of former Alfred Barrow School site

Former pupils and teachers had a last look at the former Alfred Barrow School site at the weekend.

NEW SCHEME SHOWS SUCCESSES

NEW SCHEME SHOWS SUCCESSES

Better Care Together's Advice and Guidance scheme means many patients will avoid having to travel to hospital to be seen by a specialist.

Local crafts women has donated £200 to Penrith Hospital

Local crafts women has donated £200 to Penrith Hospital

Samantha Podda of Penrith Crafts has raffled off her hand-crocheted reindeer hat and donated the money to Penrith Hospital.

Barrow nurses recognised nationally in health awards

Barrow nurses recognised nationally in health awards

A team of District Nurses in Barrow have been shortlisted alongside a Mental Health Nurse at Unity for a prestigious award after teaming up

Volunteer retires after giving almost 30 years of her time to Stroke Scheme

From Our Community Health Team Volunteer retires after giving almost 30 years of her time to Stroke Scheme

Judy Hall from Whitehaven is leaving her voluntary role of working with stroke patients after around 30 years of service.

Vanguard recognition for Millom Model

Vanguard recognition for Millom Model

The national director in charge of overseeing new models of care within the NHS has expressed how excited she is about the work in Millom.

Lower limb exercise class gives patient’s their lives back

From Our Community Health Team Lower limb exercise class gives patient’s their lives back

Six week lower limb exercise programme helps patients recover from injuries and operations.

Walking aids champion goes the extra mile!

From Our Community Health Team Walking aids champion goes the extra mile!

Walking Aid Champions have been successful at Rosecroft care home in Workington.