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University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust recognised for its dedication to promoting the health of its workforce.

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS, has been recognised for its dedication to promoting the health and wellbeing of its workforce.

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Bellcare named 'best SME employer of the year'

The dedication of highly-skilled staff at Bellcare, Cumbria, has resulted in it winning a training award.

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Cumbrian Challenge raises more than £1million for ex-servicemen and women

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Midwives wanted for State-of-the-art maternity unit

Cumbria’s newest maternity unit has launched a campaign to recruit midwives to the area.

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Ulverston firm Bender UK lights up hospital’s £12m birth centre

An Ulverston firm has kitted out Furness General Hospital's new £12m South Lakes Birth Centre with the latest equipment.

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A leading Cumbrian health chief stands down

Dame Jackie Daniel, chief executive of the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT), to leave the post at the end of March.


CHoC gives students a taste of life as a GP

Cumbria Health on Call (CHoC) has launched a new programme to give students insight into what it takes to be a doctor.


Overseas doctors take on new challenge in Cumbria

New doctors have been recruited to 'strengthen' children's mental health service for children and young people across Cumbria.

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Nursing numbers boost thanks to university

Nursing numbers in the North West are set to receive a welcome boost thanks to a successful bid for government funds by a Choose Cumbria partner.

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Cumbria is at heart of life-saving study

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Cash boost for health services sends strong signal to potential recruits

A £65 million investment in health services in Cumbria will send out a strong signal to those considering working in the region.

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Cumbrian mental health nurse first to receive national recognition

A mental health worker from Carlisle has been singled out and credited for his standard of excellence by The Royal College of Nursing.


Hospital staff provide ‘outstanding’ care

Staff across the hospitals run by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust give ‘Outstanding’ care according to a report by the CQC.

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Choose Cumbria & NHS Partners exhibit at major GP event

The push to bring more GPs to Cumbria is taking to the road, with Choose Cumbria and its NHS partners exhibiting at a major event in Harrogate this we


Cumbrian nurse scoops national award

Whitehaven school nurse Amanda Hulse has been crowned School Nurse of the Year by the Community Practitioners and Health Visitors Association (CPHVA).

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Health heroes celebrated at awards ceremony

Unsung heroes from University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) were honoured at the Your Health Heroes Awards.

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Want to feel healthier? Move to South Cumbria!

Living in a more scenic area makes you feel healthier, researchers have found.

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Local estate agent endures for muscular dystrophy

A SOUTH Cumbrian estate agent is part way through a gruelling challenge in aid of muscular dystrophy.

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Free guided bike rides inspired by Tour de France

THE world's most famous cycling race is being used as the inspiration to get people on their bike in South Cumbria.

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Fitness fanatics flock to South Cumbria

With an active event of some kind happening virtually every weekend, South Cumbria has become a magnet for fitness fanatics.

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Hundreds take on island run challenge

AN event which helps the community of Furness keep fit welcomed hundreds of runners.