Our values

We have shared values and behaviours that guide the way we work with each other, our patients and with our partners and the wider community. 

To find out more about our values, watch our film below or take a look at our behaviours framework.

Kindness

We act with kindness, we always remember we are here for our patients. 

Considerate | Thoughtful | Compassionate | Understanding

Fairness 

We are fair, we strive to bring about social equity

Consistent |  Respectful | Honest | We Value Others

Ambition

We are ambitious, we never stop improving

Achievement |  Improvement |  Motivation |  Resourceful

Spirit

We are energetic and determined

Resilient | Passionate | Inspirational | Courageous

Learn more about the Trust, our vision and mission and the services that we provide


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

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

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

Committed to helping fight loneliness this winter

Committed to helping fight loneliness this winter

Asking everyone to do what they can to help tackle loneliness

Communicating through Storm Desmond:  the challenges, the issues and lessons learned

Trust-wide News Communicating through Storm Desmond:  the challenges, the issues and lessons learned

Reflections from a communications perspective of Storm Desmond one year on

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

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

Love Barrow Families celebrates three years of helping local families

Love Barrow Families celebrates three years of helping local families

Three years after its launch Love Barrow Families has seen fantastic reuslts

Dragons Den challenge for new patient innovation in sexual health

Dragons Den challenge for new patient innovation in sexual health

Sexual Health teams have pitched their ideas about how to improve their services for patients

‘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

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

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

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.

CLIC nurses up for national award

CLIC nurses up for national award

Cumbria Learning and Improvement Collaborative (CLIC) have been nominated for a Health Service Journal (HSJ) award

Autism Awareness Week

From Our Specialist Services Team Autism Awareness Week

Adult Autism Diagnostic service enters it's third year

CQC report highlights caring services, good practice and improvements required at CPFT

CQC report highlights caring services, good practice and improvements required at CPFT

The Care Quality Commission have released their report following the inspection last November.

Trust assessed as having ‘GOOD’ levels of openness and transparency

Trust assessed as having ‘GOOD’ levels of openness and transparency

New league table published by NHS Improvement today to assess the level of openness and transparency

Dream placement students have been inspired by the NHS

Dream placement students have been inspired by the NHS

Tree Cumbrian students who have been on a ‘dream placement’ at Trust for the past week have told managers they have been inpsired

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.

Cumbrian students have Dream Placement at NHS Trust

Cumbrian students have Dream Placement at NHS Trust

Three students get dream opportunity to get experience at CPFT

Funding desperately needed to get the UK record holder to the World Deaf Athletics

Funding desperately needed to get the UK record holder to the World Deaf Athletics

A support worker with Community Rehabilitation Service could be in line for a medal at the World Deaf Athletics

Bay Breathers win hospital fundraising challenge

Bay Breathers win hospital fundraising challenge

A collaboration between two NHS Trusts has resulted in fundraising success for the British Lung Foundation Hospital Challenge

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.

Sharing our amazing staff stories

Sharing our amazing staff stories

We have been overwhelmed with examples of how our staff have gone over and above to support one another, our patients and communities.

Flooding update from Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Flooding update from Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Spirit is one of our values and we have been overwhelmed by just how much we have had from our staff throughout this incident

Patients ‘felt safe all day’ during last week’s flood at Dane Garth

Patients ‘felt safe all day’ during last week’s flood at Dane Garth

Patients who were on the mental health inpatient unit at Furness General unit when it flooded last week have shared their experiences

Kendal donor team reach the half way mark!

Kendal donor team reach the half way mark!

The Kendal Organ Donor Project has passed its half way mark at the end of October.

#OTweek15 Meet our OT Kirsty

#OTweek15 Meet our OT Kirsty

On the final day of OT week we meet an OT who works in Eden.

Occupational Therapists in Copeland support OT week!

Occupational Therapists in Copeland support OT week!

An insight to the OTs on the Copeland Unit in the West Cumberland Hospital

Sexual Health Services score with Carlisle United

From Our Specialist Services Team Sexual Health Services score with Carlisle United

Sexual health nurses from Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust educating Carlisle United’s youth team

Specialist Dentistry Services restores confidence in its patient

From Our Specialist Services Team Specialist Dentistry Services restores confidence in its patient

Georgina Saunders Dental Student in Specialist Dentistry is recognised for her great work

Penrith Community Health Care Assistant wins national award

From Our Community Health Team Penrith Community Health Care Assistant wins national award

Lydia Jackson, Community Health Care Assistant within the Penrith District Nursing Team has won a national award for her outstanding care

Revalidation  - what does it mean for nurses?

Revalidation - what does it mean for nurses?

Our Trust is supporting nurses with the revalidation changes that have come into force

Millom makes way to become the UK’s first Donor Community

Millom makes way to become the UK’s first Donor Community

Efforts for Millom and the surrounding district to become the UK's first Donor Community are underway.

Senior health leaders from South Africa visit Millom

Senior health leaders from South Africa visit Millom

Senior executives from South Africa visited Millom to learn about how the community and NHS are working together within the Millom Alliance.

Dentists do have a sweet tooth!!

From Our Specialist Services Team Dentists do have a sweet tooth!!

Dental student is given a unique present as a thank you

National recognition for Millom

From Our Community Health Team National recognition for Millom

Gp's for Millom campaign video wins the Local Community Initiative award at the UK Public Sector Communication Awards.

National recognition for Penrith Health Care Assistant

From Our Community Health Team National recognition for Penrith Health Care Assistant

A Community Health Care Assistant from the Penrith District Nursing Team has been shortlisted for a national award

The Communications team go barefoot as no socks rocks

The Communications team go barefoot as no socks rocks

The communications team from CPFT have gone barefoot to support 'No Socks Rocks'.

Psychiatry-Neuroscience team wins senior communications prize for hip-hop innovation project

Psychiatry-Neuroscience team wins senior communications prize for hip-hop innovation project

Duo have won an award for their innovative ways of using hip-hop music and culture to help tackle mental health issues.

Everything is on schedule for the new GP/ hospital car park in Millom

Everything is on schedule for the new GP/ hospital car park in Millom

Demolition of St Georges Hall is complete in a step towards the new hospital car park

Mental Health Awareness Week: Helpful top tips

Mental Health Awareness Week: Helpful top tips

To round off mental health week we have developed these top tips from NHS Choices

Beggars theatre give ‘Sick’ performance to kids

Beggars theatre give ‘Sick’ performance to kids

The Beggars Theatre and the Millom Alliance put on a play to local school children called 'Sick'

Mental health awareness week: Suicide prevention

From Our Mental Health Team Mental health awareness week: Suicide prevention

To promote mental health awareness week the Trust has produced a number of articles raising awareness of different mental health issues

Running to raise awareness of MSA

From Our Specialist Services Team Running to raise awareness of MSA

Case manager Karen Roberts has been helping with the care of a patient who has Multiple System Atropy for over 2 years