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Bedford Hospital entrance
NHS staff across the East of England are being praised for virtually eliminating the longest waits for scans, checks, surgical procedures, and other routine treatment. Bedfordshire Hospitals...
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
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...
Lesley Quinn, clinical services and governance manager, Bedford on Call (BEDOC)
A Bedford nurse who set up a menopause clinic after a challenging experience accessing support herself has been shortlisted for a prestigious award. Lesley Quinn, clinical services and...
NHS
A new health authority covering Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes has been formally created today (Friday 1 July). The NHS Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated...
Plans to relocate four De Parys Group surgeries to a new purpose-built 'health hub' on Kimbolton Road are being put to patients to find out their views. The ambition is to provide...
GP doctor
Joined up health and care services is one of the benefits the new Integrated Care System for Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes will bring. That is according to a report...
GP doctor
More needs to be done to encourage newly qualified doctors to choose a career as a Bedford GP,  a meeting heard. On Monday, Dr Jane Kocen, from the King Street Surgery, took the...
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...
A family from Bedford whose lives have been devastated following the death of their son are taking part in two local initiatives to improve understanding of mental health and suicide...
pharmacy
Bedford Borough has less than the national average of pharmacies, the mayor has claimed. Mayor Dave Hodgson made the claim during a debate on the council’s draft Pharmaceutical...
NHS
The Integrated Care Board (ICB) is a new statutory NHS organisation that will replace the CCG on July 1, 2022. It will be responsible for delivering the integrated health and...