Sunday, September 27, 2020
Coronavirus
All non-urgent procedures are being delayed as Bedford Hospital deals with the coronavirus outbreak. The chief executives of both Bedford and the Luton...
Bedford Hospital entrance
The Bedford Independent has learned that hand sanitisers have been stolen from wards at Bedford Hospital. It comes after shop shelves have been cleared...
NHS
The NHS restructuring programme to integrate heath and social care providers across Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes has cost over £22 million over the past two years. The full figure was revealed following a Freedom of Information...
Dr Jonathan Fielden
A doctor from Biddenham, who was convicted of spying on a teenage girl in a shower, has been struck off. Dr Jonathan Fielden, who was a highly-paid NHS...
Bedford Hospital entrance
A consistent standard of health services, even at weekends, could be one of the benefits of a merger between two Bedfordshire hospitals, a meeting heard...
Newly re-elected MP for Bedford and Kempston, Mohammad Yasin, has robustly refuted claims made by the Secretary of State for Health, Matt Hancock, that...
Bedford Hospital entrance
A coroner has demanded action by Bedford Hospital to close loopholes in procedures and training that she believes may lead to more patient deaths...
Bedford Hospital entrance
Bedford Hospital has received confirmation that it is among 78 NHS Trusts to receive new cancer screening machines. Matt Hancok, Secretary of State for...
Bedford Hospital entrance
Nearly £1m of much-needed cash for Bedford Hospital is going to waste because of restrictions in the government’s apprenticeship levy scheme according to health worker...
Bedford Hospital entrance
Fears that Bedford Hospital will be the ‘poor relation’ after it merges with the Luton & Dunstable Hospital emerged at a meeting this week, provoking angry...
Bedford Hospital entrance
A Bedford Borough Council committee was told that Bedford Hospital has turned around a nursing shortage of 'about 24 per cent' six months ago to about...
Putnoe walk-in centre
Politicians and pressure groups have called for Putnoe Walk-In Centre’s future to be guaranteed, after health bosses revealed their plans for a maximum...