On this section of the consultation website we will post details about future consultation events such as public meetings.  Please feel free to check this page regularly to see details of further events.

A number of public consultation meetings have now been arranged and are listed below.  Please note, there will be a British sign language interpreter at each event for the deaf and hearing impaired, as well as hearing loops installed for those who may require this service.

You can listen to audio recordings of each of the public meetings by clicking on the links below.

  • Silloth, Wednesday 12th October – 6.30pm to 8.30pm – Solway Technology Community College, Liddell Street, CA7 4DD. Listen to the audio.
  • Millom, Thursday 13th October – 1pm to 3pm – Guide Hall, St George’s Road, LA18 4DD. Listen to the audio.
  • Appleby, Thursday 13th October – 7pm to 9pm – Public Hall, Appleby Town Council, Boroughate near Moot Hall, CA16 6XB. Listen to the audio.
  • Carlisle, Tuesday 18th October – 1pm to 3pm – Ballroom, Crown & Mitre Hotel, 4 English Street, CA3 8HZ. Listen to the audio.
  • Whitehaven, Wednesday 19th October – 1pm to 3pm – United Reformed Church, James Street, CA28 7HZ. Listen to the audio.
  • Maryport, Wednesday 19th October – 6.30pm to 8.30pm – St Mary’s Church, Church Street, CA15 7HX. Listen to the audio.
  • Penrith, Tuesday 25th October – 1pm to 3pm – Penrith Methodist Church, Wordsworth Street, CA11 7QY. Listen to the audio.
  • Wigton, Tuesday 25th October – 7pm to 9pm – The Market Hall, Church Street, CA7 9AA. Listen to the audio.
  • Kirkby Stephen, Wednesday 26th October – 1pm to 3pm – Masonic Hall, North Road, CA17 4RH. Listen to the audio.
  • Alston, Wednesday 26th October – 6.30pm to 8.30pm – Samuel King’s School, Church Road, CA9 3QU. Listen to the audio.
  • Workington, Monday 7th November – 6.30pm to 8.30pm – Carnegie Theatre, Finkle Street, CA14 2BD. Listen to the audio.
  • Whitehaven, Tuesday 8th November – 6.30pm to 8.30pm – United Reformed Church, James Street, CA28 7HZ. Listen to the audio.
  • Cockermouth, Wednesday 9th November – 6.30pm to 8.30pm – Eco Centre, Cockermouth School, Castlegate Drive, CA13 9HF. Listen to the audio.
  • Brampton, Monday 21st November – 6:30pm to 8:30pm – William Howard School, Longtown Road, CA8 1AR. Listen to the audio.
  • Keswick, Monday 28th November – 7pm to 9pm – Queen Anne’s Hall, Keswick School, Vicarage Hill, CA12 5QB. Listen to the audio.
  • Carlisle, Tuesday 29th November – 6:30pm to 8:30pm – Ballroom, Crown & Mitre Hotel, 4 English Street, CA3 8HZ. Listen to the audio.
  • Egremont, Wednesday 30th November – 6:30pm to 8:30pm – The Falcon Club, Croadella Avenue, CA22 2QN. Listen to the audio.


On October 20 2106 Stephen Eames, the chief executive at North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust (NCUH), and Dr Stephen Singleton, the medical director of the Success Regime answered questions on BBC Radio Cumbria around some of the consultation issues including Maternity, Childrens Services, A+E, Stroke, Surgery and the impact on West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven and the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle. Listen to the audio here.

On November 23 2016 Claire Molloy, the chief executive of Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT), Dr John Howarth, deputy chief executive of CPFT and Dr Niall McGreevy, the lead GP for Allerdale for NHS North Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), answered question on BBC Radio Cumbria about beds in community hospitals and the development of Integrated Care Communities. Listen to the audio here.