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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

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

NEW VIDEO TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS OUT OF HOURS APPOINTMENTS CLOSER TO HOME

NEW VIDEO TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS OUT OF HOURS APPOINTMENTS CLOSER TO HOME

Cumbria Health on Call introduce new initiative

Learning Disabilities Health Facilitation

From Our Specialist Services Team Learning Disabilities Health Facilitation

Improving health outcomes for individuals with Learning Disabilities

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

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

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’.

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

Students to learn foundations of medical education in west Cumbria

Students to learn foundations of medical education in west Cumbria

UCLan West Cumberland Medical Education Centre launches new course to prepare students for medical school

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

Reading Well to improve your mental wellbeing

From Our Mental Health Team Reading Well to improve your mental wellbeing

Reading Well books are now available in libraries across Cumbria

Plan ahead for better health this festive season

Plan ahead for better health this festive season

People living in Cumbria are being urged to prepare for the festive season and make sure they have any necessary medicines to hand

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

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

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

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

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

Cumbria Partnership mark World Suicide Prevention Day

Cumbria Partnership mark World Suicide Prevention Day

Mental Health providers working to reduce the risk of suicide and self harm

Celebrating joined-up therapy

From Our Community Health Team Celebrating joined-up therapy

Cumbria's Occupational Therapists come together to celebrate

A love of learning inspires two Adult Learners’ Week Awards

A love of learning inspires two Adult Learners’ Week Awards

Lisa Holmes and Karen Dutton recognised for their dedication to learning

CEO of the Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists comes to Cumbria

From Our Specialist Services Team CEO of the Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists comes to Cumbria

Speech & Language Therapists come together to hear about driving the profession forward in Cumbria

Health advice this bank holiday weekend

Health advice this bank holiday weekend

Use the right NHS service advice and plan ahead for the bank holiday

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.

Success Regime announces public meeting dates

Success Regime announces public meeting dates

Events will take place across west north and east Cumbria

More awards for Trust’s mental health units

More awards for Trust’s mental health units

The Kentmere ward at the Westmorland General Hospital has been awarded the Full Monty award from the organisation Star Wards

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

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

National commendation for the Trust’s Medical Education Team

National commendation for the Trust’s Medical Education Team

The trusts Medical Education Team will receive national commendation for their project called the Medical Education Reviewers (MER) process.

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

Cumbria Floods latest information from your NHS

Cumbria Floods latest information from your NHS

NHS England has released the following media statement on behalf of all NHS organisations in Cumbria:

Latest information regarding flooding.

Latest information regarding flooding.

All agencies working together to ensure people are safe

Cumbria joins the fight to prevent pressure ulcers

Cumbria joins the fight to prevent pressure ulcers

Pressure ulcers – sometimes known as bedsores or pressure sores – are an injury that develops when extra pressure disrupts the flow of blood

Stomach Bug? Stay away from hospitals and GP surgeries

Stomach Bug? Stay away from hospitals and GP surgeries

Norovirus can be fatal for vulnerable patinets

Supporting our nurses with revalidation

Supporting our nurses with revalidation

Every three years, nurses will need to meet a range of requirements and provide evidence to demonstrat they practise safely and effectively.

Success Regime event

Success Regime event

Inaugural event marks the start of new era of improvement for local health and care services

Cumbria SAS doctor initiative commended by the British Medical Association

Cumbria SAS doctor initiative commended by the British Medical Association

The British Medical Association have nationally recognised the Trust's new professional development programme for SAS doctors.

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

COPD staff suggestion is short listed

From Our Community Health Team COPD staff suggestion is short listed

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) team work

South Cumbria staff showcase their services

From Our Community Health Team South Cumbria staff showcase their services

A Lancashire NHS Chief crossed the Cumbrian border to meet our staff

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.

Cumbria’s dietetics department recognised as forward thinking at House of Lords

Cumbria’s dietetics department recognised as forward thinking at House of Lords

At a recent event in the House of Lords, the Dietetic department was recognised as forward thinking.

New drop in service to support dementia

New drop in service to support dementia

A new drop service is soon to be available for those affected by dementia

Patient Safety Awards - #seethePERSON Cumbria has been shortlisted in the Changing Culture category

Patient Safety Awards - #seethePERSON Cumbria has been shortlisted in the Changing Culture category

#seethePERSON is a new way of working that was developed to provide better care to patients of memory and Later Life Mental Health Services

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

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

Support for people with personality disorders in Cumbria is changing from April 2015

From Our Mental Health Team Support for people with personality disorders in Cumbria is changing from April 2015

The current provision of intensive support on offer in the Aspatria and Carlisle areas supports only a small minority of people in Cumbria.

Extreme pressure at Furness General

Trust-wide News Extreme pressure at Furness General

Public urged to only use A&E in an emergency

Porters bolster emergency response at Penrith Hospital

From Our Community Health Team Porters bolster emergency response at Penrith Hospital

Ian Rae and Bill Kaye have excelled in their recent resuscitation training

Fire Officer halves fires across inpatient units

Fire Officer halves fires across inpatient units

Richard has 32 years experience as a Fire Fighter, which has given him the passion and determination to help prevent fires.

Health visitors give top tips to parents to improve the wellbeing of the baby and the family!

Health visitors give top tips to parents to improve the wellbeing of the baby and the family!

Sarah gives mum some guidance on how to relax and tips on how to get her baby to sleep for longer

Full Monty for Dova Unit

Full Monty for Dova Unit

Dova Unit is star ward for provision of therapeutic activities supporting recovery of service users

Dr Sam Dearman writes national training text for Royal College of Psychiatry

Dr Sam Dearman writes national training text for Royal College of Psychiatry

Clinical Director of Medical Education wrote the book after finding a lack of guidance for trainees

Our health visitors give top tips to parents on wellbeing of their baby and the family

Our health visitors give top tips to parents on wellbeing of their baby and the family

Sarah Worsell gives mum some guidance on how to relax and tips on how to get her baby to sleep for longer periods.