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Welcome to the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)

 Serving a population of around 363,000, the Trust operates from three main hospital sites: Furness General Hospital in Barrow, Royal Lancaster Infirmary in Lancaster and Westmorland General Hospital in Kendal.

Furness General Hospital and the Royal Lancaster Infirmary have a range of 'General Hospital' services, with full Accident & Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and Consultant led beds. 

Westmorland General Hospital provides a range of General Hospital services, together with a Primary Care Assessment Service (PCAS) with GP led inpatient beds, operating by the Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

All three sites provide a range of planned care, including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day-case and inpatient surgery. In addition a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from a number of community facilities.

The trust employs approximately 5,000 staff and had a total income in 2013/14 of £380million. 

 Visiting times for UHMBT services at each hospital can be found by clicking here.

Last reviewed July 2016

How to find us

  • Furness General

    Telephone: 01539 732288
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  • Royal Lancaster

    Telephone: 01539 732288
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  • Westmorland General

    Telephone: 01539 732288
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  • Queen Victoria

    Telephone: 01524 405700 (reception)
  • Telephone: 01524 518600 (outpatients) 

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  • Ulverston Community
    Health Centre

    Telephone: 01229 484045
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No smoking

UHMBT is a no smoking Trust.
Smoking is not permitted on any of the hospital sites.
Giving up smoking is the best thing you can do for your health.

You can contact your local NHS stop smoking services on:

NHS Quit Squad - 0800 328 6297

01900 324 222 for NHS Cumbria

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