Do you know someone in your team who always goes above beyond? Or are you part of an amazing team that uses your organisation’s values every day? Maybe you know someone who is an exceptional leader? If you think you know someone who fits the bill we want to hear from you!

Nominations will open on 2 January 2019 and close on 8 February 2019.

The award categories

  • Outstanding Service Improvement
  • Outstanding Team of the year (clinical/ non-clinical)
  • Outstanding Leadership
  • Outstanding Individual

About the WeCelebrate staff recognition awards

The WeCelebrate staff recognition awards are for staff working at Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust and North Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group staff, including Primary Care. These new awards have been designed to promote recognition on a system-wide basis as we all continue to work more closely together.

Criteria and nomination form:

Do you work in Cockermouth and Maryport ICC team?

Would you benefit from learning more about what it is like to live with Dementia and turn that understanding into action?

Cumbria County Council have Dementia Friends Awareness Sessions being delivered on the following dates, and would like to invite anybody from Cockermouth and Maryport ICC team to join them.

Sessions last approximately 45 mins – 1 hour, and will be held in West Cumbria House, Jubilee Road, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 4HB on these dates and times:

  • 8th Jan - 10am, 11.30am & 1.30pm (Room 102 in West Cumbria House)
  • 17th Jan - 10am, 11.30am & 2pm (Room 101 in West Cumbria House)
  • 6th  Feb - 10am, 11.30am & 1.30pm (Room 102 in West Cumbria House)
  • 22nd Feb - 10am, 11.30am, 1.30pm (Room 102 in West Cumbria House) 

Please contact Jack Wilson ( to book onto one of the sessions. 


Community Assets can help you in your role!

Come along to this session (hosted by Cumbria County Council) to learn more about the fantastic services and resources being provided in our communities.

Date: Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Time: Drop-in between 10:30am and 2pm

Venue: West Cumbria House, Jubilee Road, Workington, CA14 4HB

  • Enrich the lives of your clients / customers using a person centered approach
  • Learn about resources / services available in communities
  • Enable people to build on support networks building resilience in communities
  • Make good use of what is out there - focusing on prevention / self help
  • Empower people to take responsibility to identify solutions
  • Give your feedback on what is missing in communities that would support those in need
  • An opportunity to network outside your usual contacts
  • Lunch and refreshments provided

Start Well, Live Well, Be Well

12-13 June 2019

North Lakes Hotel and Spa, Penrith

Do you have the skills needed to provide effective care in remote or rural settings?

Remote healthcare is increasingly an issue across the UK and the rest of the world; large populations are being significantly disadvantaged by geographical location. The National Centre for Remote and Rural Medicine (NCRRM) inaugural conference aims to pull from global and regional experience and education, to better understand demand and how as providers we can address these needs with education, training and innovation in health technology.

Why attend?

Hear from some of the most inspirational practitioners in the field of remote and rural medicine, some of whom have experience of practising in extreme circumstances. Learn new skills on our conference workshops and find out about the latest courses on offer. Share knowledge, experience and best practice with other workers in remote and rural medicine Be inspired to work in a rural setting – find out more from those who do!

Who should attend?

Doctors and healthcare workers in rural settings and in urban settings where delayed access to secondary care means urgent medicine skills are required. First responders and members of the rural community providing urgent care. Those working in remote and rural healthcare settings currently or who hope to in the future. Digital health practitioners looking for new innovations and test-bed resources


Professor Sir Bruce Keogh

Immediate Former National Medical Director of the NHS Chair of Birmingham Children’s and Women’s Hospital 

Dr Stuart Maitland-Knibb MBChB MRCGP FIMC RCS (Ed) DUMC RCS (Ed)

New educational programmes for remote healthcare

Director, National Centre for Remote and Rural Medicine. Stuart is an ex-military medical officer with extensive experience in primary care and emergency medicine both in hospital and pre-hospital. Specialising in urgent unplanned care, he has worked in the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) and pre-hospital settings for many years and continues to fly a day a week.


Delivering medicine in earthquake zones for  U.K. International  Search and  Rescue

Actively practicing pre-hospital immediate care for over 20 years, Dr Malcolm Russell has served most of his career as a doctor in the British Army including some of the UK’s most elite military units in extreme environments.


First on scene in a major incident

Dr James Hickman is a Somerset GP with a special interest in pre-hospital medicine. He is Medical Chairman of SAVES (the Somerset BASICS scheme) and responds regularly for South Western Ambulance Service.

Professor Richard Lyon MBE MBChB (Hons) MD MRCP FRCEM FCPara DipIMC (RCS Ed)

Changing outcomes  in pre-hospital cardiac arrest in rural and  remote  locations

Professor Lyon is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, HEMS Consultant and Director of Research for Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance. Prof. Lyon has an established research portfolio in pre-hospital resuscitation, trauma care and emergency medicine with an extensive publication record. He was a lead doctor for the London 2012 Olympic Stadium and takes leading role in Event Medicine.

Dr Chris Press MBChB DipIMC

Delivering healthcare when help is not coming in the near to medium time frame

Alongside his hospital work, Dr Chris Press has been active in UK Mountain Rescue since 2001 as well as acting as an Expedition Medic. He is a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service Physician with the Air Ambulance Service. He is also an accomplished cave diver with a number of exploratory projects ongoing throughout Europe.  Other speakers will be asking how we can do things differently in remote settings to deliver the best in care and outcome.


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