Friday, November 15, 2019

Health

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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...
Hannah Brown
Hannah Brown is bringing a fashion show with a difference to Bedford town centre for World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10 October, promoting positive body...
Bedford Hospital Hydrotherapy Pool
Hydrotherapy services for Bedfordshire are to be shared around other pool facilities after a series of problems at the current site, says a report to...
Doctor / GP / medical
A new committee has been formed in Bedford to put health chiefs, planners, and property developers under the microscope over how new GP surgeries are...
Bedford Hospital Hydrotherapy Pool
Health chiefs are being recommended to go against the wishes of the vast majority of patients and stop using a run-down hydrotherapy pool in Bedford...
CQC NHS Bedfordshire Outstanding Aug 2019
An NHS Trust delivering children and young people's community services in Bedford Borough, has been awarded the highest rating by the Care Quality Commission. Cambridgeshire Community...
Bedford Hospital entrance
Members of the public are being encouraged to attend the NHS Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG) Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday...
Bedford Hospital entrance
The Department of Health and Social Care has approved £99.5m of capital funding for NHS projects in Bedfordshire, including the merger of Bedford and Luton & Dunstable hospitals. Stephen Conroy, Chief...
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...
NHS
Health bosses in Bedfordshire want to put the brakes on expenditure to avoid implementing a so-called “stink list” of cost cutting measures. Early indications in the...