Please view our cookie policy that explains what cookies are and how they are used on our website. This also provides you with a guide on how to disable cookies, but please be aware that parts of the site will not function correctly if you disable them.

By closing this message, you consent to our use of cookies on this device in accordance with our cookie policy unless you have disabled them.

North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust - 70 years of the NHS

Home > About us > NHS70 - our people

NHS70 - our people

NCUH, along with Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT), have been sharing stories of our wonderful teams, individuals and patients, to celebrate 70 years of the NHS. We have worked with the local newspaper, the News and Star, to celebrate and share our successes. You can read all of the stories from our amazing people below.

      1. What the NHS means to me - hearing from staff across Cumbria
      2. Amazing NHS workers recognised at award ceremony
      3. Cumbria set to go blue to mark NHS anniversary 
      4. A career in nursing – Lesley Carruthers, one of Cumbria's most senior nurses urges others to join the profession
      5. Health team at Cumbria's prison is leading the way nationally
      6. Renal services at two of Cumbria's hospitals have come top in a national patient satisfaction survey.
      7. Retired Cumbrian midwife Josephine Hope looks back on her career in the NHS   
      8. Cumbria trans nurse shares emotional journey
      9. Maryport Nurses discuss changes to community hospital 
      10. Late career change means John Bayliffe is now following in his mum's nursing footsteps 
      11. How an encounter with a mental health patient inspired Linda Bennetts to become a nursing leader   
      12. Kate's quest to improve equality and diversity in the NHS
      13. Retired nurse Margaret looks back on 60 years in the NHS
      14. Copeland MP Trudy Harrison shares her thoughts on what makes the NHS great
      15. How therapy dog Ted is helping mental health patients 
      16. Cumbria out of hours GPs named regional champions in NHS awards  
      17. Nursing student delivers dementia message 
      18. Learning disability nurses inspire others to take up nursing careers
      19. Hundreds flock to Carlisle Park Run for NHS70 
      20. Happy 70th NHS, love Carlisle parkrun
      21. "It made me feel proud to be part of the NHS"
      22. Former NHS patients needed to help train future generation of medics 
      23. Cumbria's unpaid carers are unsung heroes of the NHS   
      24. Patients now receiving dialysis treatment closer to home in Cumbria
      25. Bid to recruit more blood donors 
      26. Patients praise care at West Cumberland Hospital and Cumberland Infirmary 
      27. How the NHS saved my Dad from rare flesh eating bug 
      28. Cumbria's out-of-hours GP services wins NHS 70 Parliamentary Award
      29. How Cumbria is now training future medics
      30. Cumbria's first NHS babies celebrate their birthdays alongside health service
      31. 'Without the NHS, I wouldn't be here' - Cancer survivor Linda shares her story
      32. NHS mortuary worker on trying to break taboo around death
      33. Cumbrian nurses use NHS at 70 to reflect on time working at Dovenby Hall
      34. Cumbria's NHS is calling on more ex-military personnel to consider a career in the health service
      35. GPs to prescribe parkrun to patients as parties set for Carlisle and Workington
      36. New mothers urged to try breastfeeding
      37. George recalls life as student nurse in Carlisle
      38. Cumbria's out of hours GPs win NHS70 Parliamentary Award
      39. Nostalgia exhibition will form part of NHS 70 party
      40. Cumbria celebrates NHS 70th anniversary
      41. Cumbria celebrates 70 years of the NHS with tea parties 
      42. Colourful NHS 70 celebrations take over Carlisle city centre