MP questions case of 'robbing Peter to pay Paul'

Local MP Tim Farron has questioned the Department of Health on the financial impact on the local Ambulance Trust of the Hospitals Trust's proposal to move emergency admissions from Kendal to Lancaster and Barrow.

24 May 2006

Farron highlights threat to Coronary Care Unit in House of Commons

Local MP Tim Farron today used Health Questions in the House of Commons to highlight the threat to the Westmorland General's Coronary Care Unit. He pointed out the unit could close due to the local hospital trust's deficit, which pales into insignificance when compared to the over spend on the new NHS IT system 'Connecting for Health'.

16 May 2006