Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Health

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Bedford based Gale Family Trust has made an unprecedented donation of £500,000 to two local hospices to support them through the coronavirus pandemic. The Gale Family Trust was...
Bedford Hospital entrance
Bedford Hospital has confirmed that from 1 February 2020 to 30 April 2020, A&E and Urgent Treatment Centre attendances have fallen by 50% - the lowest...
Rishi Sunak MP
The Chancellor of the Exchequer’s financial response to the coronavirus pandemic leaves the poorest to shoulder most economic risk and will widen...
A new social media initiative encouraging people to look after their mental health and wellbeing has been launched by Ben Salmons, the founder of the...
Two students have joined frontline workers at an NHS-approved pharmacy dispensing hub to help meet patient demand across Bedfordshire during the COVID-19...
The River Great Ouse, Bedford: View from Newnham Bridge.
Following the Prime Minister's announcement on Sunday, lockdown rules are being relaxed, permitting people in England greater freedom to spend...
School dinner
As school closures continue, Bedford Borough Council is urging families to check if their children are eligible for free school meals as the coronavirus...
Ferris Bueller's Day Offvideo
In these unprecedented times, it is safe to say that the mental health of many Bedfordians is suffering. It is hard to think about our own mental well-being when we are concerned about loved ones...
As the uncertainty of lockdown continues, the Mayor of Bedford Borough, Dave Hodgson, has called on the Government to provide more support for local...
Two of Bedford's councillors have responded to the roll-out of coronavirus testing facilities in the Borough. And while there is a consensus that greater testing is necessary, Cllr Louise Jackson, portfolio Holder for Public Health &...
pharmacy
GP practices and pharmacies across Bedfordshire will be providing services over the May Bank Holiday weekend.This year the early May Bank...
Coronavirus public parks sign
We are all still adapting to the significant restrictions on our movement which were brought in by The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 (“the Regulations”)...