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David Thompson and his daughter Rachel
Bedford Park runners are being asked to register as potential blood stem cell donors and go on standby to save a life. Tomorrow (20 April) the DKMS team will host a...
Anne-Marie Stijelja
To coincide with Creativity and Wellbeing week in June, local artist, Anne-Marie Stijelja is curating an exhibition of work created by staff employed by the NHS to be displayed in Bedford Hospital.
Bedford Hospital Hydrotherapy Pool
Health bosses at Bedford Hospital are reviewing the suitability of their Hydrotherapy Pool, the only one in Bedfordshire, after it was closed without warning in December...
Deirdre Fowler
Bedford Hospital has appointed Deirdre Fowler, on secondment, as director of nursing and patient services. Deirdre has been working in the NHS for over 30 years...
Public Health England have issued a warning to anyone who is not properly vaccinated against measles to get the MMR jab or they risk catching and spreading the virus...
Smoking
Bedford Hospital NHS Trust has announced that from Monday 1 April it will become smoke-free – both at South Wing and Gilbert Hitchcock House on Kimbolton Road...
Moorfields overall good rating
Bedford Moorfields Eye Hospital has been given an overall 'good' rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). It had previously been rated as 'requiring improvement'...
Omar Kouch of The Scruff
Omar Kouch, drummer with Bedford band, The Scruff, is currently on the transplant waiting list. He's been waiting nine months for a new kidney. Thousands of people in danger...
Cervical Screening
Women across Bedford Borough are being reminded of the importance of cervical screening as one in four women fail to respond to reminders from GPs for the potentially life-saving health check....
A campaign to promote open and healthy debate about mental health and highlight support available in the area has received some welcome exposure at the Elstow Park and Ride.