Heart of the Community

We live and work in our communities; we know our own patch inside out and provide health care services to our families and friends.  We are our communities.


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.

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

Keeping Caton Moving

Keeping Caton Moving

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

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

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.

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

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

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

‘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

Celebrating Older People’s Day

Celebrating Older People’s Day

People over 60 offered free health and wellbeing MOTs

Cumbria Pride comes to town

Trust-wide News Cumbria Pride comes to town

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust are helping celebrate equality and diversity

‘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

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

Join us at our Annual Members’ Meeting

Join us at our Annual Members’ Meeting

Thursday 1st September at Stoneybeck Inn, Penrith

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.

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.

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.

Latest edition of Trust Talk newsletter out now

Latest edition of Trust Talk newsletter out now

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has developed the December 2015 edition of Trust Talk newspaper for patients, the public and member

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.

Antibiotic awareness – pledge to make a difference

Trust-wide News Antibiotic awareness – pledge to make a difference

We need as many people to make a pledge as possible to help stop antibiotic resistance

CPFT support Antibiotic Awareness week

CPFT support Antibiotic Awareness week

Increasing antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest challenges in medicine

Harvest celebrations at Penrith Day Hospice

Harvest celebrations at Penrith Day Hospice

Patients from Penrith Day Hospice have been celebrating harvest festival and supporting National Hospice Care Week

Better Care Together and Millom to take to the national stage as an exemplar of good practice

Better Care Together and Millom to take to the national stage as an exemplar of good practice

Millom residents and representatives will be showcasing the good work of their Cumbrian community next week at the biggest event in the heal

Celebrating in style - NHS helps Ulverston lady regain independence

From Our Community Health Team Celebrating in style - NHS helps Ulverston lady regain independence

New roles of Care Navigators and Case Managers are proving to have a positive outcome on patient experience

Dementia Awareness Week: My dementia story

Dementia Awareness Week: My dementia story

To raise awareness of dementia Mr Dawson from Eden talks about his wife's dementia journey.

Visiting relatives in Penrith Hospital have place to relax

Visiting relatives in Penrith Hospital have place to relax

People visiting their relatives at Penrith and Eden Community Hospital now have a dedicated room in which to relax.

Lisa loves quality of life and community in South Cumbria

Lisa loves quality of life and community in South Cumbria

Being on Walney Island in South Cumbria is helping nurse Lisa Merritt lead a relaxed life with her young family.

Karen leads the way in improving educational programme for respiratory patients

Karen leads the way in improving educational programme for respiratory patients

‘Our own staff have the answers to improve our service – change to services isn’t possible without their involvement in the process.’ “

Members inspired by Trust’s biggest ever Annual Members Meeting

Trust-wide News Members inspired by Trust’s biggest ever Annual Members Meeting

Over 300 members were entertained, informed and inspired at the 2014 Annual Members Meeting. Films available from the day.