CQC Report into West Cumberland Hospital and Cumberland Infirmary

31st October 2013 Copeland MP and Shadow Health Minister, Jamie Reed MP has reacted to the report by the Care Quality Commission which shows the moving of high-risk surgery to Cumberland Infirmary has left patients waiting hours for transport at West Cumberland Hospital. He said: “Patient care should be the priority for our local health services, … More CQC Report into West Cumberland Hospital and Cumberland Infirmary

Cumbria Trust

30th October 2013 Copeland MP Jamie Reed has responded to the creation of the ‘Cumbria Trust’. He said: “Every voice with an interest in managing radioactive waste safely should be welcomed – but this campaign is sadly and transparently little more than an outside attack upon the people and businesses of West Cumbria and the … More Cumbria Trust

CCG Funding Cut

25th October 2013 Shadow Health Minister and Copeland MP, Jamie Reed has today written to all Cumbrian MPs to ask for their support in fighting government proposals to cut £60 million from the Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group’s annual budget. He said: “The proposed cuts are simply wrong.  Taking £60 million out of local health services goes … More CCG Funding Cut

Grangemouth

23rd October 2013 Copeland MP, Jamie Reed has today written to the Prime Minister to call for action to protect northern communities from potential fuel shortages and fuel price hikes as a result of the closure of Grangemouth. He said: “Today’s announcement is extremely worrying: not only for the very sad news that 800 people will … More Grangemouth

CCG Funding Cut

15th October 2013Copeland MP and Shadow Health Minister, Jamie Reed has reacted to Government proposals to cut the budget of Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group. He said: “The government has cut NHS investment since 2010 and this is having a real effect upon health services in Cumbria. This latest cut follows the revelations that some of the … More CCG Funding Cut

Sellafield contract extension: time to end the denial and deceit

October 4th, 2013Sellafield contract extension: time to end the denial and deceit NMP must recognise failure to build public trust  Copeland MP, Jamie Reed has reacted to today’s announcement. He said: “It’s important to recognise that the NDA has been good for the nuclear industry, good for Copeland and good for Cumbria. It takes its responsibilities … More Sellafield contract extension: time to end the denial and deceit

North Cumbria Health Services in Chaos

2nd October 2013 ‘Closer to Home’ close to collapse, health summit reveals No new community hospitals in Millom, Maryport & Keswick Renewed fears over services at the West Cumberland Hospital No end in sight to acquisition Copeland MP and Shadow Health Minister Jamie Reed has described health services across North Cumbria as being ‘in chaos’ … More North Cumbria Health Services in Chaos