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Call Me Number One

10:00 pm 11:59 pm

Current show

Call Me Number One

10:00 pm 11:59 pm

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Health

Staff on Furness General Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) were delighted to receive a significant upgrade in training capabilities, thanks to a generous donation from the community. Margaret Shepherd stayed in the ICU for two weeks, and following her return home, her loved ones organised a raffle to raise money for the unit. With support […]

Following a successful trial in Barrow in 2023, places on a free, clinically proven intervention to help people quit smoking will be returning to the Westmorland and Furness area.  The returning funded programmes are helping to support the council’s ambition to be “smoke-free” by 2030.   Last year a limited number of places were available to residents in […]

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) is breaking new ground by launching its first ever Working Carers Policy to support colleagues who have unpaid caring responsibilities away from work. The policy has been warmly welcomed by the UHMBT Carers Staff Network as a way of ensuring that colleagues are supported to keep […]

A patient has given her seal of approval to a new Oncology and Haematology Unit at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), which will be officially opened by the Mayor of Lancaster and the city’s MP on Friday 2 February. Julia Grisenthwaite, who has been having treatment from the Oncology Department at University Hospitals of Morecambe […]

Women and families in Lancashire and South Cumbria can now seek the support of an advocate if something has gone wrong with their maternity or neonatal care. The maternity and neonatal independent senior advocate will ensure the voices of women and families are listened to and acted upon by their maternity and neonatal care providers […]

The Breast Screening Unit at Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal has reopened following refurbishment, offering patients the best possible experience with the North Lancashire and South Cumbria Breast Screening Service run by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT). Residents who have described the unit as “wonderful”, “efficient”, “professional” and “fantastic”, can […]

Long-term conditions, or chronic diseases, are conditions that require ongoing care and often are managed by medications and other treatments. Examples include diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, epilepsy, asthma and heart or kidney disease. During winter, damp and cold weather can aggravate existing health problems and make people more vulnerable to winter illnesses. This is […]

All are welcome at a special grand opening event for the new Urology Department at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary on Wednesday 10 January. University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has created the new dedicated space for urology at the hospital to improve patient experience and speed up treatment for some forms of cancer. […]

Significant disruption to NHS services is expected as junior doctors and consultants are striking for the first time together. This is the tenth month of industrial action across the NHS and this upcoming period by hospital consultants and junior doctors will be the most challenging yet as it will include a 24-hour period when both […]

Hospitals in Lancashire and South Cumbria are gearing up to cope with the latest round of industrial action as both junior doctors and consultants get ready to strike. Unions have announced 120 hours of continuous junior doctors’ strike action from 7am on Thursday 13 July until 7am on Tuesday 18 July. It has also been […]