Copeland MP Calls for Urgent Solution to Recruitment Crisis

Government changes to immigration rules could make it harder for North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust to recruit nurses from oversees despite the ongoing recruitment crisis.  This comes on the back of years of cuts to nursing training places in the UK and a letter from regulators urging Trusts to reduce recruitment. Various reports by the … More Copeland MP Calls for Urgent Solution to Recruitment Crisis

Copeland MP Calls for Hospital Talks

Following reports that senior A&E consultants would quit North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust  Jamie Reed MP has offered to facilitate talks between the doctors and North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust in order to reach a solution. Copeland MP, Jamie Reed said: “Everybody in West Cumbria wants to see health care in North & West Cumbria … More Copeland MP Calls for Hospital Talks

Copeland MP Votes Against ‘Draconian’ Trades Unions Bill

Copeland MP, Jamie Reed last night voted against the Second Reading of the Government’s Trade Union Bill. Conservative MP, David Davis had described the provisions within the bill as draconian. The bill, if passed, would put a number of restrictions on workers including those working on nuclear decommissioning and management of radioactive waste and spent … More Copeland MP Votes Against ‘Draconian’ Trades Unions Bill

Urgent Action Needed from Government to Address NHS Recruitment Crisis in Cumbria

Following the publication of the Care Quality Commission’s Quality Report into the provision of care at North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust, Copeland MP and Shadow Health Minister, Jamie Reed has called upon the Government to urgently address the Trust’s recruitment crisis. The report makes clear the Trust still requires improvement in some fundamental areas, but … More Urgent Action Needed from Government to Address NHS Recruitment Crisis in Cumbria