Friday, October 18, 2019

Health

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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...
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...
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...