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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...
PM Boris Johnson hands face space
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said life could 'return to normal' by 21 June at the earliest, as he announced a phased approach to lifting COVID-19 (coronavirus) restrictions. "We are able to take these...
coronavirus
We are regularly updating this blog with the latest coronavirus statistics from Public Health England and any further details we receive from Bedford Hospital. All data is correct at time of...
vaccine
GP teams in Bedford are ready to vaccinate cohort six of the nine highest Covid-19 (coronavirus) risk groups from next week, a meeting heard. Teams running the local vaccination sites in the borough have been vaccinating at the rate of more than 1,000 people a day...
coronavirus
A Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak in Bedford’s Harpur ward was put down to one “indoor setting” and is under control, a meeting heard. In the latest figures the town’s Harpur ward was shown to have shot to the top of the...
Health and social care staff working in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes are being encouraged to get their Covid-19 (coronavirus) vaccinations as soon as possible...
Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes mental health experts have collaborated together to create a range of wellbeing webinars for 2021. Three leading Talking Therapy teams from Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)...
Bedford's over 70s who have not yet had their Covid-19 (coronavirus) vaccination are being asked to contact their GP to arrange an appointment. Despite delivery issues earlier in the year, the Gurdwara and Kings House...
A council meeting heard that care homes are already making preparations to allow one named person to meet with a loved one and hold hands as part of the easing of lockdown restrictions.
A third Covid-19 (coronavirus) vaccination centre will open on Monday 1 February at Bedford Heights on Manton Lane. It will join the existing sites at Kings House on Ampthill Road and at the Guru Nanak Gurdwara in Queens Park...
coronavirus
Fourteen cases of coronavirus have been linked to a local construction project as public health chiefs warn of an exponential rise in coronavirus across Bedford borough. The building project...
vaccine
Bedford's second COVID-19 (coronavirus) vaccination centre has opened today (14 January) at the Guru Nanak Gurdwara Temple on Ford End Road. The centre, which will be run by family...