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

Trust-wide News 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

 Launch event for new service that supports mums with mental health problems

Launch event for new service that supports mums with mental health problems

A new specialist community perinatal service is now available for women in north Cumbria.

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.

Maternity training aids to support complex home births

Trust-wide News Maternity training aids to support complex home births

Community midwives across north Cumbria now have access to high quality training aids to support unexpected home birth emergencies.

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

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

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

Electronic maternity notes now available to women across Cumbria

Electronic maternity notes now available to women across Cumbria

Developed with Cumbria midwives one mum explains how useful the app is

Help us celebrate International Nurses day!

Help us celebrate International Nurses day!

Share your stories of nurses who have inspired you

North Cumbrian midwives thanked for international day of the midwife 

North Cumbrian midwives thanked for international day of the midwife 

Hundreds of comments and shares on social media for the day of the midwife coverage

Work to refurbish Brampton Community hospital to begin

From Our Community Health Team Work to refurbish Brampton Community hospital to begin

Significant refurbishment is set to begin in June and to take around six months to complete.

In house training hopes to reduce specialist dental services waiting lists

From Our Specialist Services Team In house training hopes to reduce specialist dental services waiting lists

Nine staff have now completed their training and are able to safely deliver sedation. The staff are a mix of dentists, dental therapists and

Cumbria’s NHS staff achievements celebrated

Cumbria’s NHS staff achievements celebrated

The WeCelebrate staff recognition awards celebrate staff from across the health system

National success for NHS in Cumbria

National success for NHS in Cumbria

Teams shortlisted for 3 HPMA Awards for outstanding work in healthcare human resource management

Maryport and Cockermouth ICC HUB shows how everyone plays their part in delivering excellence

Maryport and Cockermouth ICC HUB shows how everyone plays their part in delivering excellence

Across Cumbria integrated care communities are helping to support the health and wellbeing of local people

Maryport hospital aims to be a centre of excellence

Maryport hospital aims to be a centre of excellence

Maryport hospital continues to deliver first class care and has ambitious plans for the future.

Sarah Brown: former business administration apprentice

Sarah Brown: former business administration apprentice

National Apprenticeship Week 2019: sharing staff stories

Natalie Johnston - Business Administration Apprentice 

Natalie Johnston - Business Administration Apprentice 

National Apprenticeship Week 2019: sharing staff stories

New ways of working help more people avoid a hospital stay

New ways of working help more people avoid a hospital stay

ICCs in North Cumbria helping more people to be treated closer to home and spend less time in hospital

Dream Placement in the NHS

Dream Placement in the NHS

Dream Placement Scheme is provided by the Centre for Leadership  Performance, giving students an insight into the world of work

Future nurses learn and earn at same time

Trust-wide News Future nurses learn and earn at same time

Aspiring nurses starting on a degree level nursing qualification

Let’s talk about mental health with blogger Kayleigh McManus

Let’s talk about mental health with blogger Kayleigh McManus

Mental health nurse Kayleigh talks about her blog and shares a message for Time to Talk Day

Training at NHS organisations in Cumbria rated top by students and trainee doctors

Training at NHS organisations in Cumbria rated top by students and trainee doctors

Teaching given to trainee doctors and medical students praised in latest inspection by education providers

Cumbria leads the way in the prevention of Delirium

Cumbria leads the way in the prevention of Delirium

The Memory and Later Life service at Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust launch ‘Reach-Out

Calling all dietitians

Calling all dietitians

Hear from our dietitians on what it's like to live and work in Cumbria

Launch of Specialist Community Perinatal Mental Health Service for mums in Lancashire and south Cumbria

Launch of Specialist Community Perinatal Mental Health Service for mums in Lancashire and south Cumbria

New and expectant mums who are experiencing perinatal mental health problems can now access assessments and care

Couple sing praises for Pulmonary Rehabilitation group

Couple sing praises for Pulmonary Rehabilitation group

This Wednesday marks World COPD day which aims to raise awareness of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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.