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Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to stay safe in Cumbria’s waters as the weather warms up over the next week. Group Manager Angela Opie, Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service’s Prevention Lead, said: “We want people to enjoy spending time in and around water safely. In Cumbria, we carried out more than 200 […]

A series of health, wellbeing and safety events have been held with local school children aged five to 11-years-old with the aim of sharing important messages through classroom sessions and fun outdoor activities. The sessions for Reception to Year 6 students were organised by Lancaster Integrated Care Community (ICC) and held at Ryelands Primary and […]

Blood donors are urgently needed to fill sessions in Cumbria and help rebuild stocks. The sessions are: Bell Hall in Carlisle on Monday, June 27, which is only 78% full. The Cross Fell Suite in Penrith on Thursday, June 30, which is only 72% full. Egremont Town Hall on Friday, July 1 , which is […]

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) is one of the first NHS Trust’s to say ‘Bye Bye Bleep’ as is it replaces the traditional pager ‘bleep’ system with pioneering new smartphone technology for the majority its clinical staff. The new smartphone-based system will go live on Tuesday 3 May 2022 and will […]

People living with long-term respiratory conditions across Morecambe Bay can now access ‘Breathe Easy’ groups based in the community. The groups are an Integrated Care Community (ICC) initiative supported by volunteers and are affiliated with Morecambe Bay Respiratory Network and Asthma + Lung UK. They will offer people with respiratory conditions such as asthma, Chronic […]

A donation of 12 specialist kit bags will help University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust midwives to support homebirths more efficiently. Bay Hospitals Charity helped to secure the supply of Baby Lifeline Bags for use by teams working from Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Westmorland General Hospital and Furness General Hospital. The kits, produced by the […]

An SMS pilot offering quick and easy access to health advice following a call is currently being trialled by NHS 111 in the North West. Helpful care advice, which is usually read to the caller following an assessment by NHS 111, will now be sent in a text message, making it easier for people to […]

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In line with central government policy, Cumbria County Council have announced that all free symptomatic and asymptomatic testing sites for COVID-19 need to close in the county by Thursday 31 March. The in-person and mobile testing sites were set up during the height of the pandemic but following the release of the government’s “Living with […]

Although many remaining COVID-19 restrictions have lifted nationally as part of the government’s ‘Living with COVID’ plan, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT), would like to remind local communities that restrictions still remain in place across its hospitals and community services. Bridget Lees, Executive Chief Nurse, UHMBT, said: “We know that the […]