Cumberland Infirmary

District General Hospital | Carlisle, United Kingdom

Hospital description

The Cumberland Infirmary is a general hospital based in Carlisle. It provides an 24 hours A & E service with Trauma Unit status, a consultant-led maternity services and special care baby unit, a wide range of clinical services, including delivering complex vascular and general specialist services, and outpatient clinics.

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.

Consolidating the operations of three previous hospitals namely the previous Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle City General and Carlisle City Maternity, the Cumberland Infirmary provides 444 beds for the local community. The hospital was officially opened by one-time British Prime Minister Tony Blair, on 16 June 2000.


Hospital type District General Hospital
Local language English
Funding Status Public


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