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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...
Blues Foundation and University of Bedfordshire TRY to change
A project helping people to make positive lifestyle choices to benefit their physical and mental well-being has been launched by the Bedford’s Blues Foundation and….
Delays over health hubs in Bedford borough were blasted at a meeting this week. A report to the Rural Affairs Committee on Tuesday (17 May) said there had been minimal investment...
Bedford Park fountain. Credit: ADC Films
Mental Health Awareness Week begins today (Monday) and this year's theme is loneliness, which affects millions of UK residents. In Bedford, local groups will be holding several...
GP doctor
Being involved in the Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated Care Partnership is "really important", to make sure the needs of Bedford people are met. One of the new representatives...
Three local Bedfordshire hospice charities have joined forces to encourage more people to get in touch earlier to help them live life to the fullest. “We can help you much earlier than you think”...
Childhood obesity child standing on weighing scales
Childhood obesity is at the forefront of Bedford council’s public health boss’ mind as one of the lasting impacts of the Covid pandemic. Figures show that nationally there has been a 20 per cent increase...
After a break during the pandemic, a mental health walking group is restarting in Bedford at the end of April. Mental Health Mates (MHM) was set up in 2016 in London by journalist and award-winning author Bryony Gordon...
Chelsea Beckford-Procyk
A third-year University of Bedfordshire midwifery student has been nominated in two top categories in this year’s Student Nursing Times Awards. Bedfordian Chelsea Beckford-Procyk, who is on...
Covid and non-Covid activity are putting pressure on hospitals and ambulance services across Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes, a meeting heard. “We’re seeing a significant further spike...
An end to free lateral flow tests is causing concern for families of care home residents – who fear it may impact visits. And a new Covid vaccine booster programme and grants...
Covid cases in Bedford are rising ‘sharply’ – leading to staffing issues at primary schools and in early years education. And some members of staff have been forced...