Health Clinics and Hospitals in Carlisle
Carlisle is the major settlement of the wider City of Carlisle and the county town of Cumbria. Carlisle had a population of 71,773 at the 2001 census. Carlisle has a rich history, and during Roman times the settlement served the forts on Hadrian’s Wall. Carlisle was an important military stronghold during the Middle Ages.
North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust provides acute hospital services across North Cumbria. The main hospitals are the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle and West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. All the main specialties are available on both sites. We also offer outpatient and maternity services at other community locations, including Brampton, Haltwhistle, Alston, Penrith, Kirkby Stephen, Wigton, Keswick, Cockermouth, Maryport, Workington and Millom.
Cumberland Infirmary is a hospital in Carlisle, Cumbria England. Under the management of the North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust, together with the West Cumberland Hospital in Hensingham, Whitehaven, they serve 340,000 residents in north Cumbria. We are the secondary care provider of acute hospital services in north Cumbria and our services are based at the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle and the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. We also have a birthing centre at Penrith Community Hospital. The Care Quality Commission rated the Trust as 'requires improvement' overall following its latest inspection.