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The Organisations And Members Of NHS Healthcare In Cumbria

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the largest provider of NHS services in the county with 4,000 staff operating 60 community and mental health services from more than 20 main sites and other premises shared with other health or community services such as GP surgeries.

The Trust manages over 400 inpatient beds, 150 mental health and 250 in community hospitals.

Cumbria covers a lot of ground, but patients aren't just a number, there's a sense of personal care, particularly in its smaller communities.

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Dr Natalie Hawkrigg is a GP partner in Caldbeck Surgery

“I know all my patients because they’re my neighbours, so you get to grow with them and care about them deeply.”

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Cumbria's GPs: Listening to you

There are 32 GP practices in South Cumbria who are members of the NHS Morecambe Bay Clinical Commissioning Group and 40 GP practices in North Cumbria who are members of the NHS North Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group .

Hospital care, including emergency treatment and scheduled surgery and clinics, is run by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust from its primary sites at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Lancaster, Furness General Hospital, Barrow-in-Furness, and Westmorland General Hospital at Kendal.

The Trust also delivers services at two smaller, community-based centres, Ulverston Community Health Centre and Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe.

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Big Community, Big Ambitions, and a Big Welcome

There is a real community feel about the NHS in Cumbria and a big welcome is always guaranteed for anyone coming to live and work here.

Find out more about the NHS in Cumbria