When retired head teacher Peter Holyfield’s central vision became blurred in 2003 he was referred to a consultant in Preston who diagnosed him with wet macular degeneration. Over the past nine years the condition has deteriorated to the point where he can see nothing in...

Tim Farron and residents of Grange have expressed disappointment over the changes to the X6 Kendal-Barrow service that could mean patients and visitor...
Artists are throwing a public party to mark the end of an exhibition, with the aim of raising cash for charity. Kendal Arts Community’s summer ex...
Cumbria’s Health and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee heard from representatives of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Universities of Moreca...
Cumbria’s Health Scrutiny Committee will hear about the planned acquisition of North Cumbria Universities Hospitals NHS Trust (NCUH) at its meeting ne...
South Lakes MP, Tim Farron, has announced that on Saturday March 3 the community will formally hand over the radiotherapy petition to NHS bosses who w...
Following the revelation that no nurses on the Langdale unit at Westmorland General Hospital have been given access to nationally recognised dementia...
South Lakes MP Tim Farron has condemned local health bosses in the wake of a Care Quality Commission (CQC) report, released this morning, examining the A&E department at Royal Lancaster Infirmary...
South Lakes MP, Tim Farron, has joined with MPs from across the area covered by the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust to meet with Health Minister, Simon Burns, to discuss...
South Lakes access to radiotherapy treatment is among the worst in the country, falling close to 20 per cent below the national average for breast cancer. Statistics from the Radiotherapy Dataset...
The chairman of the Hospital Trust responsible for Furness General Hospital has announced he is standing down. The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust faced a warning notice...