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Better Health At Work Inspectors Ken Giles And Susanne Nichol With David Walker And Marie Spencer From Uhmbt

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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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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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.

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Community supports NHS campaign to showcase Cumbria

Two Cumbrian NHS Trusts have collaborated in a drive to raise the profile of Cumbria and the unique career opportunities on offer.


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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Choose Cumbria and NHS partners to promote healthcare careers at two major national events

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Cumbria is at heart of life-saving study

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Cumbria’s newest flying doctor takes to the sky

One of the West Cumberland Hospital's newest medics is combining his work on the ward with a pioneering 'flying doctor' role.

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Hospital’s innovative training scheme wins national recognition

The team at North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust recently won the Award for Innovation in HR at HMPA Awards 2017.

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NHS to promote health and wellbeing at Westmorland County Show

Representatives from Bay Health and Care Partners will welcome visitors to their marquee at the Westmorland Show on Thursday, September 14.

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Patients praise hospital services in Whitehaven and Carlisle

Feedback from patients at north Cumbria's hospitals suggests the majority are happy with their care.


Trainee GPs urged to come to Cumbria

A new initiative is underway to help tackle Cumbria's GP shortage, encouraging trainees from London to work in the region.

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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.


Top medical conference puts Cumbria on the map

Top surgeons saw what Cumbria has to offer at a high-profile medical conference in Carlisle.


Hospital Trust wins prestigious award

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) has won a national Health Service Journal award.

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The University of Cumbria unite businesses with academia

The University of Cumbria has invited businesses to work with academia to discuss potential research collaborations.

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National award for Cumbrian nursing student

A University of Cumbria nursing student has won a prestigious award in recognition of her work to reduce the stigma of mental health.

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University of Cumbria employs new deputy vice chancellor

The University of Cumbria has employed a new deputy vice chancellor, who is returning to the area after spending time in Plymouth.

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NHS Trust celebrates “amazing” staff

Outstanding NHS staff at Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) have been recognised for their hard work and dedication at an awards event.