Blog on the Sense report: Realising Aspiration for All

There are over 100,000 people of working age who are deafblind and living in the UK. However, a new report from the disability charity Sense, has revealed that, although many of them are keen to enter the workforce, only a shocking 4% of 18 to 24-year-olds who are deafblind are actually in employment – a … More Blog on the Sense report: Realising Aspiration for All

Jamie Reed MP to the Chancellor: Use your Autumn Statement to Invest in West Cumbria

West Cumbrian MP Jamie Reed has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, ahead of his first Autumn Statement on Wednesday, to call for investments in West Cumbria. In his letter, the MP for Copeland sets out that West Cumbria “is a unique area, with vast potential”, and which is set to benefit from investments … More Jamie Reed MP to the Chancellor: Use your Autumn Statement to Invest in West Cumbria

Jamie Reed MP Tables Parliamentary Motion on Continuous Glucose Monitors

West Cumbrian MP Jamie Reed has tabled a Parliamentary Motion, known as an Early Day Motion (EDM), setting out the life changing importance of Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) and Flash Glucose Meters to people living with Type 1 Diabetes, and calling on Government to make them available as a right on the NHS for adults … More Jamie Reed MP Tables Parliamentary Motion on Continuous Glucose Monitors

Jamie Reed MP: I stand shoulder to shoulder with my community to protect local Health Services

West Cumbrian MP Jamie Reed has today responded to the preferred options, as published by the West, North and East Cumbria Success Regime, on the future of local Health Services. The Success Regime, which has been appointed by Government to find solutions to the problems faced by Cumbria’s challenged Health economy, published its formal consultation … More Jamie Reed MP: I stand shoulder to shoulder with my community to protect local Health Services

Copeland MP raises West Cumberland Hospital switchboard change with Trust

West Cumbrian MP Jamie Reed, has written to the Chief Executive of the North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust, seeking answers on behalf of concerned staff and patients, in response to the move of the West Cumberland Hospital switchboard to Carlisle.    The move, which took place earlier this month, prompted patients and GPs to contact … More Copeland MP raises West Cumberland Hospital switchboard change with Trust

Copeland MP warns there will be outrage in Cumbria if consultant led maternity is withdrawn from WCH  

  Jamie Reed MP has warned Government ministers of the outrage that will be felt by West Cumbrians’ if the Success Regime recommends the withdrawal of 24 hour consultant led maternity services at the West Cumberland Hospital. He planned to share his comments with the House of Commons Chamber as part of an Opposition Day … More Copeland MP warns there will be outrage in Cumbria if consultant led maternity is withdrawn from WCH  

Jamie Reed MP says seat belongs to the people of Copeland

Jamie Reed MP has spoken out to reaffirm his view that the Parliamentary seat he represents belongs to people of Copeland, not to him. His remarks follow the publication of the proposals of the Boundary Review on the 12th September. If accepted, these proposals would see the creation of a new constituency of Whitehaven and Workington, … More Jamie Reed MP says seat belongs to the people of Copeland

Copeland MP urges Success Regime to retain 24 hour consultant led services at West Cumberland Hospital

Copeland MP Jamie Reed has written to Sir Neil McKay, the Chair of the West, North and East Cumbria Success Regime to inform him that he will not endorse the Success Regime if they recommend the removal of 24 hour consultant led services. The letter follows a meeting at the Department of Health last week between … More Copeland MP urges Success Regime to retain 24 hour consultant led services at West Cumberland Hospital

Copeland MP to chair public meeting with Success Regime

West Cumbrian MP, Jamie Reed, has announced his plans to hold a public meeting on the future of Health Services in West Cumbria. The meeting, which will be chaired by the Copeland MP, will see Sir Neil McKay, Programme Chair of the West, North and East Cumbria Success Regime in attendance. Jamie Reed MP decided … More Copeland MP to chair public meeting with Success Regime