19 December 2023

Plans in place for junior doctor strike

As the NHS works hard to make sure services continue throughout the current industrial action Cumbrian’s are urged to use the NHS wisely.

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19 December 2023

Exercise professionals invited to 'Supporting a stroke survivor' session

This is a free of charge, physiotherapy-led, information session.

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18 December 2023

HUMAN campaign launched as quarter of staff experience violence and aggression

We have launched a new campaign to tackle physical and verbal abuse towards NHS staff.

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15 December 2023

Health column: Spread the community spirit and look after your neighbours this festive season

Our community teams have issued some top tips as to how you can help.

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13 December 2023

Accident & Emergency departments under significant pressure

Accident & Emergency departments in north Cumbria are seeing a significant increase in the numbers of people accessing services.

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12 December 2023

Get prescriptions ordered and stock up on medicines before Christmas

People with long term health conditions including asthma, diabetes, lung and heart disease, are being reminded to ensure they have enough medication to see them through the festive…

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7 December 2023

Health column – Fast access to urgent care

In north Cumbria, there are two Urgent Treatment Centres – one in Penrith and one in Keswick which are open to everyone, you do not have to live in Penrith or Keswick to access…

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5 December 2023

Health column: Think pharmacy first for common health conditions this winter

People are being encouraged to 'think pharmacy first' this winter for fast advice and treatment for a range of common conditions.

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4 December 2023

Help make sure homes are ready for patients to come back to

A call has gone out to relatives, friends and neighbours who can help get homes ready for patients who have been in hospital.

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1 December 2023

National Grief Awareness Week

Help is at hand if you are struggling.

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