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GP doctor
More needs to be done to encourage newly qualified doctors to choose a career as a Bedford GP,  a meeting heard. On Monday, Dr Jane Kocen, from the King Street Surgery, took the...
NHS
A new health authority covering Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes has been formally created today (Friday 1 July). The NHS Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated...
A Facebook support group aimed at bringing isolated new mums together during the pandemic lockdowns has come up with a unique way to thank Bedford Hospital's Cygnet Wing...
Lesley Quinn, clinical services and governance manager, Bedford on Call (BEDOC)
A Bedford nurse who set up a menopause clinic after a challenging experience accessing support herself has been shortlisted for a prestigious award. Lesley Quinn, clinical services and...
Plans to relocate four De Parys Group surgeries to a new purpose-built 'health hub' on Kimbolton Road are being put to patients to find out their views. The ambition is to provide...
NHS
The Integrated Care Board (ICB) is a new statutory NHS organisation that will replace the CCG on July 1, 2022. It will be responsible for delivering the integrated health and...
Not being willing to discuss death leads to people spending their final moments away from where they wanted to, a meeting heard. A report presented to the Health & Wellbeing Board last week...
pharmacy
Bedford Borough has less than the national average of pharmacies, the mayor has claimed. Mayor Dave Hodgson made the claim during a debate on the council’s draft Pharmaceutical...
GP doctor
Joined up health and care services is one of the benefits the new Integrated Care System for Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes will bring. That is according to a report...
Having to bid for funding is a “crazy” way to plan – according to a frustrated Bedford borough councillor. And councillor Kay Burley (Labour, Kempston Central & East Ward) said that...
A family from Bedford whose lives have been devastated following the death of their son are taking part in two local initiatives to improve understanding of mental health and suicide...
There were no cases of Covid-19 reported in Bedford Borough’s health sector over three days last week. During a Covid update to yesterday’s Adult Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee...