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Free online workshops providing life skills and promoting mental wellbeing are being launched today by the NHS for children and young people across the county...
A scannable yellow bracelet, containing patient records, will soon be available to all people who receive care, either at home or in residential, giving instant access to their medical...
A Bedford-based mental health wellbeing coach is joining forces with a local filmmaker to make a documentary addressing suicide prevention. Sophie Whelan runs Bright Emotions...
Vaccine elderly
The annual flu vaccination programme is now underway across Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes, with many GP practices and pharmacies offering the flu jab...
GP doctor
Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Clinical Commissioning Group (BLMK CCG) have said that GP recruitment is a "priority" after it was found that there is just one GP for every 2,500apx...
blood test
Blood test appointments from 1 March onwards at Gilbert Hitchcock House (North Wing) can now be made using their new booking system. Patients can now book a blood test, sometimes on the same day, and there will be early appointments...
coronavirus
So far this term Bedford Borough Council has received over 1,500 positive Covid case notifications from schools, with 382 in the week commencing 4 October, a meeting heard...
New "alarming" figures have revealed that there is only one GP for every 2,500 people in the Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Clinical Governance Group (BLMK CCG) area...
Care providers are working to ensure that staff are vaccinated and they have sufficient cover when new Covid regulations come into force in November, a meeting has heard...
blood test
From Monday (18 October) a new appointment booking system for paediatric (children) blood tests will be available at Bedford Hospital. Appointments can be made...
Residents have reacted angrily to a spate of stickers spotted throughout the town, spreading anti-vax and conspiracy misinformation about the Covid-19 pandemic. The stickers purport to be from...
More people are coming forward to get checked for cancer thanks to awareness campaigns – but concerns were raised that care could ‘bottleneck’ as people struggle...