Bedford NHS & Hospital

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The Bedford Independent was founded to provide the people of Bedford Borough with a modern news desk that would give them easy access to genuine and unbiased Bedford news. We are independent in ownership and opinion.

Our mission is to inform and inspire the people of Bedford. To do this we will work hard to bring them the news that matters to them from our town centre to the most rural of the Borough’s villages.

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Victoria Ward Nursery Rhyme Tiles
Plans to remove much-loved Victorian tiles depicting famous nursery rhymes from a ward at Bedford Hospital, have been labelled as "cultural vandalism" by campaigners who say...
Following the high-profile domestic abuse case of Alex Skeel, Bedford Hospital has changed the delivery of staff training...
The dedication and commitment of outstanding NHS staff from Bedfordshire and Luton has been celebrated at a glittering awards event in London, with three Bedford-based winners.
A short video - featuring staff from the Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group - is being shared on social media to highlight how NHS 111 is the number to call for non-emergency medical advice.
Attention nurses and healthcare assistants in Bedford: the deadline for entering the prestigious national RCNi Nurse Awards 2019 has been extended until Friday 15 February.
Shires House make safe demolition
Concerns were raised this morning as a demolition crew arrived at Shires House at Bedford Hospitals 'North Wing' Health Village and started to pull down parts of the building...
Bedford Hospital resuscitation
Would you know what to do if your baby or child collapsed? Bedford Hospital's resuscitation department is offering free training for the public on Wednesday 23 January.
Bedford Hospital entrance
Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG) says the number of admissions over Christmas to Bedford's A&E were down from previous years, as people are checking with...
Jon Pauling Bedford Hospital 'North Wing' fire6
Questions have been raised about the level of security put in place by NHS Property Services at Shires Houses, with people saying the fire was "only a matter of time" and that...
Bedfordians have been reacting to last night's fire which destroyed Shires House, a part of the former Bedford Hospital North Wing. Shires House was a Grade II listed...
Bedford Fire and Rescue Bedford North Wing Fire
What started as a "small fire" at Bedford's 'North Wing' Hospital last night, turned into a major emergency with over 60 firefighters from Bedford, Kempston, Potton, Luton and...
Baby Drashya
The first day of 2019 saw four new Bedfordians, all boys, arrive at Bedford hospital. Baby Drashya was the first 2019 local baby born at 12.37am and weighed in at...