Monday, August 26, 2019

Health

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Bedford Hospital entrance
Cleaners from Bedford Hospital are unsure of their future following the news that domestic services could be outsourced. While the hospital denies the claim that it's...
GP prescription
Bedford Borough has seen a 48% shortfall in GP spaces according to a new report by Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) and they expect it to get worse. Bedfordshire health...
McCarthy & Stone Retirement village
Mohammad Yasin MP recently donned a hard hat to help lay the building blocks of the new Oakhill Place Retirement Living Plus development on Overdale in Putnoe.
Creativity and wellbeing exhibition
A new exhibition of work by NHS employees has launched at the Bluebell Gallery at Bedford Hospital to coincide with #creativityandwellbeingweek...
Mental Health Awareness week
Mental Health Awareness Week (13 - 19 May) is being marked by Bedfordshire Police with series of events for staff and officers to highlight the amount of support that is available to them.
Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is at the forefront of a fundamental change in the way the NHS delivers healthcare with the aim of improving quality of care and increasing the wellbeing of patients. The CCG...
Nurse
A partnership with NHS England, Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated Care System (BLMK ICS) is offering ten fully-funded fast track training contracts...
Victoria Ward Nursery Rhyme Tiles
Bedford Hospital's application to remove over 20 historic nursery rhyme tiles has been rejected by Bedford Borough Council. The hospital said the application was made after...
David Thompson and his daughter Rachel
Bedford Park runners are being asked to register as potential blood stem cell donors and go on standby to save a life. Tomorrow (20 April) the DKMS team will host a...
Anne-Marie Stijelja
To coincide with Creativity and Wellbeing week in June, local artist, Anne-Marie Stijelja is curating an exhibition of work created by staff employed by the NHS to be displayed in Bedford Hospital.