Free help to encourage positive mental wellbeing.

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust's First Step services offer free courses that equip people with practical solutions to enable them to maintain their mental wellbeing.

The course can help those who are struggling to cope because of stress, depression, anxiety and worry. Participants are given practical advice that can be used long after the course is finished.

Courses are available in:

  • Carlisle
  • West Cumbria
  • Kendal
  • Barrow
  • Penrith

If you, or someone you know, could benefit from these courses please get in touch with First Step on: 0300 123 9122

As part of the Clinical Skills Programme, we are asking Registered Nursing staff if they could please complete the following survey: 

This will help provide a baseline across Cumbria of Registered Nurses Continuous Professional Development needs. 

This survey is being undertaken as part of the Clinical Skills Programme (Forerunner Fund Project), in which FREE nurse training is being offered to all Registered Nurses across Cumbria in 6 clinical areas. 



Luke Clements, Cerebra Professor of Law at Cardiff University and a solicitor with Scott-Moncrieff & Associates Ltd., recently facilitated a training session on The Care Act 2014 for health and social care staff in Cumbria.

Outputs from the event (including videos and handouts) can now be found in the Events section on the CLIC website, but to whet your appetite, here's a video giving an overview and background to The Care Act 2014: