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SAVINGS: Chief exec, Claire Molloy, has welcomed the new IT system

New IT system being rolled out to save a Cumbrian health trust £30m

Chance to rate health care levels

Westmorland General Hospital

Thumbs up for hospital food at Westmorland General Hospital at Kendal

Coun Libby Bateman says people have just four minutes to start treatment following a cardiac arrest

Plea to roll out defibrillator location app

Tim Farron

MP is 'optimistic' over future of Hawkshead and Coniston GP surgeies

Anger at Bay trust's £2,493 bill for one doctor's shift

Anger at Bay trust's £2,493 bill for one doctor's shift

Ronnie Kershaw, left, of the No Health Sell Off group, hands over signatures to the acting chair of Morecambe Bay Trust John Hutton

8,000 people say: Save our NHS pharmacies

Nurse Kirrin Ingham

Fresh bid to find more organ and tissue donors

Ward at Royal Lancaster Infirmary to be closed for afternoon visiting for two days to allow for 'deep clean'

Ward at Royal Lancaster Infirmary to be closed for afternoon visiting for two days to allow for 'deep clean'

Andrew Thomas  of The Westmorland Gazette (left) gives the coupons to Aaron Cummins, deputy chief executive of the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust

More than 3,000 Hands off our Hospital coupons handed to Morecambe Bay health chiefs

'Unprofessional, misleading, dishonest' South Lakes dentist is struck off, committee finds

New pharmacy scheme aims to bypass the need for GP visits

Marion Butterfield

Brave cancer patient backs Westmorland Gazette's Hands off our Hospital campaign

Anna Clarke with some of coupons returned to the Gazette this week

500 people back Westmorland Gazette's 'Hands off our Hospital' campaign in just one week

Westmorland General Hospital

'Hands off our Hospital': Westmorland Gazette launches campaign to keep services in Kendal

Westmorland General Hospital

Fears voiced over future of services at Kendal's Westmorland General Hospital

Mary Dunsford

Mary's harp is music to patients' ears

Tim Farron MP

Two Lake District GP surgeries are on the edge of a 'funding cliff', says MP Tim Farron

SLDC faces legal challenge from residents' group after agreeing Ulverston supermarket plan

SLDC faces legal challenge from residents' group after agreeing Ulverston supermarket plan

St Mary’s Hospice chief execuive Val Stangoe and care assistants Tracy Barrow and Jill Park join charman Norman Broadhurst and Nicholas Pinnington,  of Pinnington Builders, on the scaffolding at the topping out ceremony

Hospice 'tops out' to launch Silver celebration

Amber Buckley

VIDEO: Routine eye check saves Ulverston girl, 14, from a potentially fatal condition

Dr Ann Myatt

Skin specialist appointed in south Cumbria

Health chiefs issue warning about Scarlet Fever outbreak affecting Cumbrian children

Westmorland General Hospital at Kendal

Voices heard on Morecambe Bay health services

Watchdogs blitz Bay hospitals trust

Women encouraged to attend cervical screening appointments

New website aims to make women in Cumbria more aware of dangers of heart disease

Morecambe Bay hospitals beef up battle to beat bugs

Colin Cox

New Director of Public Health for Cumbria is appointed

Josephine Sandham

Pioneering operation restores Ulverston woman's hearing

NHS meetings go public

Oncology ward move at Furness General Hospital

Cafe assistants Eleanor Robinson and Richard Bennett celebrate the revamp with Westmorland General Hospital Services Manager Keith Fort and hotel services manager Jackie O'Brien

Revamped reception area unveiled at Kendal's Westmorland General Hospital

Community fun day in Kendal will promote health and wellbeing on Bank Holiday Monday

Surgeries at Coniston and Hawkshead rally public to fight closure threat

Criticised CQC managers to escape Cumbria Police probe

Air ambulance called to Windermere health clinic after man suffers heart attack

North Cumbria Hospital Trust praised for its response to the Keogh Mortality Review.

Andy Poole (left) with Mark Evans, of the North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust, and David Thomas, President of the Rotary Club, Windermere.

Sigh of relief for visitors - life-saving medical equipment installed at Bowness tourist attraction

Drive to cut coronary deaths in Cumbria by buying 100 defibrillators launched in the county

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announces vascular services will leave Morecambe Bay

25 die in Cumbria due to lack of organ donors - NHS calls for more to register and talk about transplants

England first as Morecambe Bay maternity units go live today with Lorenzo electronic patient record system

Morecambe Bay hospital bosses announce: "We do not envisage any redundancies"

Fresh 'cover-up' claims at health watchdog as Furness MP calls for Met Police to widen net

Furness General maternity 'cover-up' row: CQC names those involved

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt

Staff involved in Morecambe Bay Hospitals cover-up could face action, says health secretary

South Lakes MP Tim Farron calls for answers on Furness General 'cover-up'

Furness General Hospital maternity deaths: No prosecutions over wider inquiry, but original probe remains open

Furness General Hospital maternity deaths: No prosecutions over wider inquiry, but original probe remains open

Lakes MP sounds 'rural health' alert as figures show early deaths up in Cumbria

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