Figures Show Government Must Address NHS Recruitment Crisis

West Cumbria MP, Jamie Reed has repeated his calls for Government to get a grip on the recruitment crisis facing the NHS in Cumbria. This comes as the NHS Staff Survey revealed that 58% of staff at North Cumbria University believe there are not enough staff at the organisation for them to do their job … More Figures Show Government Must Address NHS Recruitment Crisis

Jamie Reed MP Invites Nominations for West Cumbria’s Flood Heroes

West Cumbrian MP, Jamie Reed, has today invited nominations to find Cumbria’s ‘Flood Heroes’. Two lucky winners will be invited as Jamie Reed’s special guests to a reception at 10 Downing Street in honour of Flood Heroes. The reception, to be hosted by the Prime Minister, will recognise the outstanding work of local people who … More Jamie Reed MP Invites Nominations for West Cumbria’s Flood Heroes

West Cumbria MP Forces Government U-Turn on EU Flood Cash

As the deadline for applying for financial support from the EU Solidarity Fund for flood hit communities fast approaches, the Government have been forced into a dramatic U-turn by Cumbria’s Jamie Reed MP on whether to apply for support. After much chaos and confusion, the Government have decided to apply for the much needed financial … More West Cumbria MP Forces Government U-Turn on EU Flood Cash

Copeland MP Opposes Cut to Ill and Disabled Constituents

Copeland MP Jamie Reed has voted against a Government proposal to reduce the income of ill or disabled people in receipt of Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), in the Work Related Activities Group (WRAG). The proposal, as contained in the Government’s Welfare Reform and Work Bill, would reduce the amount paid to individuals in receipt … More Copeland MP Opposes Cut to Ill and Disabled Constituents

Government Must Not Ignore NHS Recruitment Crisis

West Cumbrian MP, Jamie Reed, has warned that the Government must not ignore the ongoing recruitment crisis in the NHS.  This comes as the NHS regulator, NHS Improvement, have reported that there is now a shortage of 15,000 nurses in England’s hospitals. Jamie Reed MP has long warned the Government of the consequences of their refusal … More Government Must Not Ignore NHS Recruitment Crisis

Copeland MP Supports Fix Dementia Care Campaign

Copeland MP Jamie Reed has supported the launch of the Alzheimer’s Society’s new campaign Fix Dementia Care which calls for improvements in hospital care for people living with dementia. Jamie Reed joined colleagues in Parliament at the campaign launch in signing a letter to the Chief Executive of NHS England, Simon Stevens, calling on his … More Copeland MP Supports Fix Dementia Care Campaign

Copeland MP: ‘Government Should Hear West Cumbria’s Clear Message’

West Cumbrian MP, Jamie Reed has called on the Government to hear and act on the ‘clear message’ sent to them by Cumbrians on the future of maternity services in the county. An overwhelming majority of people surveyed by the Healthwatch Cumbria and the Maternity Services Liaison Committees said they preferred to have their baby … More Copeland MP: ‘Government Should Hear West Cumbria’s Clear Message’