Website Accessibility: Select the circular ReachDeck button (top right of page) to help you access our website information in different ways. This includes: text-to-speech and other options. Further tools including contrast and translation are also available by selecting the 'Show accessibility tools' tab at the bottom of your screen.
Carers urged to look after themselves by getting the free flu vaccine
If you’re a carer it’s incredibly important that you look after yourself as well as the person that you care for, and one way you can do...
Antibiotic awareness week (18th to 25th November)
The NHS in Cumbria is supporting Antibiotic Awareness week as part of its annual winter campaign.
World COPD day
On World COPD day we are sharing advice from the British Lung Foundation to everyone who has the condition to help you manage your symptoms.
Resources to help keep yourself well this winter and beyond
People in north Cumbria are being encouraged to make the most of free online health and wellbeing resources to help keep them well this winter, as p...
People with a learning disability or autism urged to get the free flu vaccine
People living in north Cumbria with a learning disability and/or autism are being encouraged by doctors to get their flu vaccine.
Next Governing Body Meeting to take place in Carlisle on Thursday 18 November 2021
All members of the public are welcome to attend, with social distancing and masks encouraged.
From 19 July 2021
Colin Cox on the easing of COVID-19 restrictions
Colin Cox, Cumbria's Director of Public Health, reflects on the easing of COVID-19 restrictions from 19 July 2021 and shares his advice to the public.
One Jab is Half a Job
There are some things in life you just don't do by half.
Only getting one of your Covid jabs means you’re not fully protected. One Jab Is Half a Job. Find out more about your options for Covid vaccinations in north Cumbria on this website under the covid section. Video credit to Suffolk County Council.
Bob the Winter Bug
Meet Bob the Winter Bug who is a Norovirus...
Stop and Watch
Early Warning Tool
Stop and Watch is an Early Warning Tool to help recognise the signs of deterioration. #EveryoneCanSpotTheSigns
How does the technology work?
New video consultation technology allows patients in Cumbria greater choice and flexibility with some of their appointments, reducing the need to travel.
From the Archives: Conversation with the NHS event
A special public event took place in Whitehaven on Wednesday 30 October 2019, to discuss how the local NHS is developing.
From the Archives: North Cumbria GP Conference 2019
Featuring Dr Phil Hammond & Dr Andy Knox
The North Cumbria GP Conference took place on 10 October 2019) featuring special guests Dr Phil Hammond and Dr Andy Knox.