Cumbria’s Director of Public Health is stepping down from his role after being elected to lead the UK Faculty for Public Health (FPH) of the Royal Colleges of Physicians.

Professor John Ashton, who has been in Cumbria for seven years, has been elected the new...

NHS Cumbria is reminding people of the risk of finding more than just love if they're not careful this Valentine's Day. Thursday 14th February is not...
NHS Cumbria doctors are urging hospital visitors to help stop the spread of a common winter vomiting virus which is present in the community at this t...
Almost a quarter of Cumbrian’s are drinking at a level which increases the risk of damaging their health, and a top public health doctor is calling fo...
Vulnerable people in Cumbria are being urged to plan to protect themselves against flu and associated winter health problems this year. As the co...
Cumbrian health and support services will come together with military leaders and representatives of the armed forces at Carlisle Castle this month to...
Following overnight flooding in West Cumbria, people beginning the clean up operation in their homes and businesses are asked to protect themselves by...
NHS Cumbria’s Associate Director of Public Health covering Furness, Eden and South Lakeland will this month be leaving Cumbria to become Director of Public Health in Gateshead at the beginning of...
A petition with 11,000 signatures was handed in yesterday as thousands marched through Kendal calling for improved cancer services. Westmorland and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron handed over the petition to...
With cold weather set to bring prolonged freezing temperatures to the county for the first time this winter, Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service is warning people to stay off frozen lakes, rivers and...
People in Cumbria are being warned that they may be playing Russian Roulette with their lives by ignoring calls to have the flu jab. People in at-risk groups across the county including people aged...