Patients with coronavirus (COVID-19), who don’t need immediate hospital attention but are at high risk of developing serious symptoms, are being given special monitoring devices to use at home.
Generous members of the public who bought ‘NHS Heroes’ clothing from Barrow Raiders have helped the rugby league club make a donation of nearly £3,000 to Furness General Hospital.
A six-year-old girl from Barrow has raised £1,000 and counting for Furness General Hospital after pledging to run or walk a mile every day in January.
UHMBT has created digital COVID-19 antibody and swab testing services which have saved staff at its local hospitals 2,000 administrative hours in just three months.
Health and care leaders across the County are working together every day to manage the current pressures on their services due to COVID.
‘Epic’ is perhaps the best word to describe the fundraising achievements of mum-of-two Louise Phillips who works with the Occupational Therapy Team at Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal.
From Tuesday 19 January 2021, pregnant women who feel particularly anxious about attending scans and antenatal appointments alone can be accompanied by one person from the same household or support bubble.
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has postponed all non-urgent surgical operations at Furness General Hospital (FGH) and at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI). It has also postponed some non-urgent operations at Westmorland General Hospital.
Cumbria’s public health nurses are holding online support sessions to offer health advice for those caring for children and young people aged between 5 – 19 years old.
An Estates Team at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) has been praised for moving swiftly to set up a COVID-19 vaccination hub at Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal.