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Saturday Evening

6:00 pm 8:00 pm

   
Current show

Saturday Evening

6:00 pm 8:00 pm

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Health

The people leading Cumbria’s response to the covid pandemic are calling on all Cumbrians to take steps in response to the spread of the new Delta variant of the covid virus. The call comes as near neighbours Lancashire and Greater Manchester are seeing the rapid spread of the new variant and Government advice is that […]

The benefits of a mixed reality headset – Microsoft HoloLens 2 – which is being used by nursing staff at Kendal Care Home to transform their daily ward rounds has been showcased at the HIMSS21 Health 2.0 European Health Conference (7-9 June). The HoloLens 2 headset was introduced to the care home back in October […]

Health professionals across Morecambe Bay are encouraging those aged 30 and over to get the COVID-19 vaccine when it is offered to them. The latest campaign aims to encourage younger people to take the vaccine and follow the latest Government guidelines to help break the chain of transmission. In Lancashire and South Cumbria, those aged […]

New COVID-19 cases in Cumbria remained low in week ending 28 May with just 40 new cases recorded, compared to 39 in the previous week. The latest weekly COVID-19 situation report can be found at www.cumbria.gov.uk/stopthespread “Thankfully, COVID infections in Cumbria remain very low, which is fantastic. However, there’s still more than a week to go before the […]

The care of patients with eye problems is being vastly enhanced by a £90,000 investment in new diagnostic equipment at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT). A state-of-the-art ‘Optos’ imaging machine has been purchased by the Trust to improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients from across North Lancashire and South Cumbria […]

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and residents of Morecambe Bay are being urged not to delay contacting their GP about concerning symptoms. Bowel Cancer is the UK’s second biggest cancer killer with more than 16,000 people dying from the disease every year. Bowel cancer is treatable and curable, especially if diagnosed early. Nearly everyone […]

The Bay Health and Care Partners (BHCP) has announced the victors of its 2019/20 Health Heroes awards with winners across primary, community and acute health care services. The annual staff awards were temporarily halted due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and although a face-to-face ceremony could not take place due to the government restrictions, the […]

A pioneering British Sign Language (BSL) system called ‘SignLive’ has been introduced at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) to make services more accessible for patients, families, colleagues and anyone who uses BSL. If you are a British Sign Language user, you can use SignLive to contact the Trust 24 hours a […]

With lockdown rules now allowing people to meet outside in groups of up to six people, or two households, Cumbria County Council’s 11 rapid-result COVID-19 test centres are now able to offer tests to all Cumbrians. The centres were previously only open to essential workers who were unable to work from home, but with people […]

From Monday 29th March, the ‘stay at home’ rule ends – and up to 6 people or 2 households can meet outside. Social contact: The evidence shows that it is safer for people to meet outdoors rather than indoors. And this is why from 29 March, when most schools start to break up for the […]