From 1st July 2022

NorthEastNorthCumbria-NHS.jpgFrom the 1st July 2022 NHS North Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group no longer exists as an organisation and has become part of the North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care Board (ICB)

You can find out more at: https://northeastnorthcumbria.nhs.uk/

This website is now currently in the process of being archived. This will take a few months to complete but all of the resources and documents are still available here, although the site is currently not being updated.

When the archiving process is complete this site will be re-organised so that you still have access to all these North Cumbria NHS resources.


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A 999 call should only be made in a genuine emergency. To ensure seriously ill and injured patients are treated as quickly as possible, people whose call is not serious should consider other healthcare options rather than calling 999.

These could include:

Any media enquiries relating to NHS North Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group should be directed to the Communications and Engagement Team via e-mail at: cuccg.communications.team@nhs.net

Information on registering for a Dental Practice can be found through
NHS England here

Or for further advice call their Customer Contact Centre on: 0300 311 22 33.

Emergency Dental treatment and advice:

  • Allerdale, Carlisle, Copeland and Eden
    Tel: 01228 603900
  • Furness and South Lakeland
    Tel: 01539 716822

More information on Emergency Dental Services

CCGs were created following the Health and Social Care Act in 2012, replacing Primary Care Trusts on 1 April 2013 and are:

  • Membership bodies, with local GP practices as the members;
  • Led by an elected Governing Body made up of GPs, other clinicians including a nurse and a secondary care consultant, and lay members;
  • Responsible for about 60% of the NHS budget;
  • Responsible for healthcare commissioning such as mental health services, urgent and emergency care, elective hospital services, and community care;
  • Independent, and accountable to the Secretary of State for Health through NHS England.