Specialist nurses work together to stop the pressure

Specialist nurses work together to stop the pressure

NHS staff in Cumbria are joining forces to raise awareness on pressure ulcers and how to prevent them in the first place

Be part of Wigton Community Hospital’s exciting development

From Our Community Health Team Be part of Wigton Community Hospital’s exciting development

Would you like to be part of the new health and wellbeing hub?

Health & Wellbeing after a Stroke – A Group for Stroke Survivors in Carlisle & Brampton

Health & Wellbeing after a Stroke – A Group for Stroke Survivors in Carlisle & Brampton

Health and wellbeing groups in north Cumbria are helping people living with the effects of stroke

Advanced nursing putting Cumbria on the world map

From Our Mental Health Team Advanced nursing putting Cumbria on the world map

Advanced nursing roles allow nurses to develop their clinical skills and expertise to support patients

Cumbria residents urged to take up the offer of the free flu vaccine

Cumbria residents urged to take up the offer of the free flu vaccine

People in Cumbria who are the most vulnerable to flu are being urged to get their free flu vaccination

Hundreds of students receive hands on careers advice

Hundreds of students receive hands on careers advice

More than 650 students attended this year’s health care and blue light careers event for advice on their future

Advanced nursing in Cumbria: Katrina Walker

Advanced nursing in Cumbria: Katrina Walker

Develop a more sustainable workforce and improve patient care

Nursing Times Workforce Award recognises NHS recruitment efforts in north Cumbria

Nursing Times Workforce Award recognises NHS recruitment efforts in north Cumbria

Innovative recruitment efforts shortlisted for a Nursing Times Workforce Award recognising value of working together

ICC coordination hubs: The air traffic control of health and care

ICC coordination hubs: The air traffic control of health and care

Deborah explains the role of ICC hubs and how they are helping people in north Cumbria

Palliative Care Specialist Nurse has a book dedicated to her

From Our Specialist Services Team Palliative Care Specialist Nurse has a book dedicated to her

Lucy Dillon, author of Where the Light Gets In, dedicated the book to Jane Steele

NHS staff celebrate helping over 100,000 Cumbrians’ with 24 hour three peak challenge

From Our Mental Health Team NHS staff celebrate helping over 100,000 Cumbrians’ with 24 hour three peak challenge

Over thirty adventurous First Step staff complete the highest peaks in the Lake District

Healthcare in north Cumbria makes 2018 General Practice Awards shortlist

Healthcare in north Cumbria makes 2018 General Practice Awards shortlist

Angela Reynolds shortlisted as Community Nurse of the Year, recognising her role in the integration of health & care

Future nurses learn and earn at same time

Future nurses learn and earn at same time

New route into nursing rolled out in Cumbria

Time to Talk about Mental Health in the Workplace this October

Time to Talk about Mental Health in the Workplace this October

Mental Health in the Workplace is the theme of this year’s World Mental Health Day, which is taking place on 10th October.

Cumbria Partnership Reflects on the Past Year

Cumbria Partnership Reflects on the Past Year

Over 70 people attended our Annual Members Meeting in Penrith.

Occupational Therapists are helping Appleby residents stay independent

Occupational Therapists are helping Appleby residents stay independent

Innovative work in Cumbria to treat people closer to home

Campaign launched to cut falls in over-65s

Campaign launched to cut falls in over-65s

Events in libraries across Cumbria to cut the risk of falls

NHS North CCG next Governing Body Meeting

NHS North CCG next Governing Body Meeting

Taking place Wednesday 4 October 2017

More service users cared for closer to home as mental health service shortlisted for national award

More service users cared for closer to home as mental health service shortlisted for national award

The service has been shortlisted for a prestigious Health Service Journal Award for the second year running

Keeping Caton Moving

Keeping Caton Moving

North Lancashire leading the way with pioneering chair-based exercise class

Soaked - the new play by Emma Rydal

Soaked - the new play by Emma Rydal

Exploring issues around alcohol this new play will be touring Cumbria

Health & wellbeing advice for Westmorland show visitors

From Our Community Health Team Health & wellbeing advice for Westmorland show visitors

Representatives from health and care services will be on hand with advice and support

When was your last health MOT?

From Our Community Health Team When was your last health MOT?

Free health and wellbeing check-up at a community health event in Barrow this September

Final Farewell to Claire Molloy

Final Farewell to Claire Molloy

Claire will take up the post of Chief Executive of Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust

Cumbria hailed as at the ‘cutting edge’ of quality improvements

From Our Community Health Team Cumbria hailed as at the ‘cutting edge’ of quality improvements

Professor Brian Dolan visited the county to talk about the importance of patients’ time in healthcare

Physiotherapists workout at work

From Our Community Health Team Physiotherapists workout at work

National campaign encourages staff to move more at work

Inspiring our future workforce

Trust-wide News Inspiring our future workforce

Competition winners and more dates announced for school engagement events

CPFT staff hail partnership working at regional conference

CPFT staff hail partnership working at regional conference

Work to improve patient care in community hospitals has been highlighted at a regional conference

GPs and Physiotherapists join forces for improved patient care

GPs and Physiotherapists join forces for improved patient care

Pilot in GP practices in Carlisle and Eden is showing results

New ways to treat those with musculo-skeletal conditions in south Cumbria

From Our Community Health Team New ways to treat those with musculo-skeletal conditions in south Cumbria

A new service for patients referred to orthopaedic services is being hailed a success

Join Our Amazing People - Chair Recruitment

Join Our Amazing People - Chair Recruitment

Unique opportunity to influence future delivery of NHS services to communities in Cumbria

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

Lindsay takes Cumbrian skills to Burma

From Our Specialist Services Team Lindsay takes Cumbrian skills to Burma

Therapist from Cumbria has recently returned from a trip to Burma where she has been training local therapists

Fund Raising for Acorn Unit

From Our Mental Health Team Fund Raising for Acorn Unit

£600 raised to buy garden tables and benches

Cumbria Headache Forum

From Our Specialist Services Team Cumbria Headache Forum

The following of Cumbria Headache Forum is growing

Donations made to Solway team for excellent care

From Our Specialist Services Team Donations made to Solway team for excellent care

Donations from patient's family and Wigton League of Friends

Recognising and celebrating our amazing people through Trust celebration event

Trust-wide News Recognising and celebrating our amazing people through Trust celebration event

Outstanding NHS staff have been recognised for their hard work and dedication, at a recent awards event in Penrith.

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

Health advice this Easter

Trust-wide News Health advice this Easter

NHS services will be affected across the Easter bank holiday weekend, be prepared and know your local pharmacy opening times

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

Dream Placement 2017 celebrates life-changing experiences for Cumbrian teenagers

Trust-wide News Dream Placement 2017 celebrates life-changing experiences for Cumbrian teenagers

Dream Placement: changing the way we recruit young people into the NHS.

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

Better support for those who are in mental health crisis

From Our Mental Health Team Better support for those who are in mental health crisis

A pilot scheme that helps get the right support quickly for those in mental health crisis in Cumbria is underway.

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

Results published for NHS National Staff Survey

Results published for NHS National Staff Survey

The results of the NHS National Staff Survey 2016 have been published for Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Record number of staff at CPFT get their flu jab

Record number of staff at CPFT get their flu jab

The flu vaccination is the best way to protect yourself and those around you from the flu virus

Cumbrian Mental Health Nurse first to receive national recognition

From Our Mental Health Team Cumbrian Mental Health Nurse first to receive national recognition

Thomas Kearney, CPFT Mental Health Practitioner, has been credited by The Royal College of Nursing

Hands on career experience for hundreds of students in Cumbria

Hands on career experience for hundreds of students in Cumbria

Over 250 students recently attended a careers fair held by Cumbria’s NHS blue light and educational services and the County Council

New Non Executive Directors appointed

New Non Executive Directors appointed

Two new Non Executive Directors have been appointed to Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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

A poem about loneliness

A poem about loneliness

By Jane Smith, Lead Governor

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

Letter from an old timer….

Trust-wide News Letter from an old timer….

Director of Operations Joanna Forster Adams reflects on 30 years in the NHS

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

Going for gold with the help of South Lakes Community Respiratory Team

Going for gold with the help of South Lakes Community Respiratory Team

Alf has achieved his goals after Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Cumbria Partnership NHS Trust celebrates improvement plans

Cumbria Partnership NHS Trust celebrates improvement plans

CPFT celebrate the latest successes achieved as part of the “Listening into Action” and “Great Teams Great Care" programmes

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

Specialist dentistry opens wider to health professionals who use the service

From Our Specialist Services Team Specialist dentistry opens wider to health professionals who use the service

Dentists from across the county joined the Specialist Dentistry team to share knowledge and see inside the Specialist Dental Service

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

ChatHealth proves a success with young people in Cumbria

From Our Children & Families Team ChatHealth proves a success with young people in Cumbria

Young people accross the county are benfitting from texting their School Nurse for support

Celebrating Older People’s Day

Celebrating Older People’s Day

People over 60 offered free health and wellbeing MOTs