Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Crisis cafe
A crisis cafe is being launched in Bedford this month, providing support and a safe place for anyone experiencing a mental health crisis...
Weller Wing
A Bedford pensioner is currently enduring a 140-mile round trip to visit his wife who is being cared for in East London as there are no suitable mental health inpatient beds in Bedfordshire. The case highlights...
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.
Nigel Bunney at Emmaus
A formerly homeless man is now in his own home and volunteering for local charity Emmaus Village Carlton that helped him overcome a life-time of mental...
MHA Anjulita Court care home music therapy
Bedford care home, MHA Anjulita Court, has been showing the positive impact music therapy can have on residents living with dementia by hosting an open group music therapy...
Police HQ, The Breathing Space
Bedfordshire Police officers and staff now have a 'breathing space' to take a few minutes out after particularly traumatic events they may have attended or been supporting. The Relaxation Room...
Mohammad Yasin MP in Parliamentvideo
For the third consecutive week, Mohammad Yasin, the MP for Bedford and Kempston, has addressed Boris Johnson at Prime Minister’s Questions...
Pete Thompson
Bedford’s Pete Thompson has skipped his way into the Guinness Book of Records for the second time, achieving 117 double under crosses in a minute in...
Tom Carr
Mental Health Awareness Week (18 -24 May), is an opportunity for all of us to think about a topic that has gained traction in recent years; our mental health. Mental health is...
Hannah
A fashion show with a difference made the headlines on BBC and ITV news last night, following an event in Bedford for World Mental Health Day.
Dr Navina Evans Chief Executive of ELFT
Tackling health and social inequalities is a priority for the leader of the NHS Trust providing mental health and community health care across Bedford...
World Mental Health Day takes place on Thursday 10 October every year and is an opportunity to raise awareness of mental health issues, tackle the stigma...