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Bedford Hospital entrance
The Department of Health and Social Care has approved £99.5m of capital funding for NHS projects in Bedfordshire, including the merger of Bedford and Luton & Dunstable hospitals. Stephen Conroy, Chief...
Police HQ, The Breathing Space
Bedfordshire Police officers and staff now have a 'breathing space' to take a few minutes out after particularly traumatic events they may have attended or been supporting. The Relaxation Room...
NHS
Health bosses in Bedfordshire want to put the brakes on expenditure to avoid implementing a so-called “stink list” of cost cutting measures. Early indications in the...
Mathew Winn Cambridge Community Services
Chief executive of Cambridge Community Services (CCS), Matthew Winn, has apologised for shortcomings in speech and language therapy input into special educational needs and...
Bedford Hospital three-year-plan
Bedford Hospital has said they're prioritising shorter stays in hospital, revolutionary digital transformation and significant investment as part of a three-year plan launched this...
Bedford Hospital entrance
The CEOs of Bedford and Luton & Dunstable (L&D) hospitals have said they're "disappointed" that their plans to merge are not yet in place. Despite submitting a business case to create a single...
Child walking with backpack
Bedford and Kempston's Conservative Parliamentary Candidate, Ryan Henson, has welcomed his party's initiative to offer mental health training to all local schools and colleges...
Bedford Hospital Hydrotherapy Pool
Over one thousand people has signed an online petition to save a much needed hydrotherapy pool, yet health chiefs have told Bedford Borough council they still plan to launch...
Pete Thompson
Bedford’s Pete Thompson has skipped his way into the Guinness Book of Records for the second time, achieving 117 double under crosses in a minute in...
Nigel Bunney at Emmaus
A formerly homeless man is now in his own home and volunteering for local charity Emmaus Village Carlton that helped him overcome a life-time of mental...