Friday, September 20, 2019

Health

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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.
Bedford Fire and Rescue Bedford North Wing Firevideo
What started as a "small fire" at Bedford's 'North Wing' Hospital last night, turned into a major emergency with over 60 firefighters from Bedford, Kempston, Potton, Luton and...
Moon Damian Ratcliffe
This lunar marvel was taken by local 'hobby' photographer Damian Ratcliffe, who shared the piece to the We Are Bedford Facebook group. He took up photography as a distraction from his depression about five years...
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...
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...
Bedford cold weather and snow
NHS Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG) is warning Bedfordians to prepare for colder weather and to watch out for the very young, very old or those with chronic diseases....
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...
Homeless Adamvideo
This week is the UK's first Homelessness Awareness Week, a series of events in Bedford to highlight awareness of the challenges facing homeless people, the charities helping then and break the...
Bedford Hospital three-year-plan
Bedford Hospital has said they're prioritising shorter stays in hospital, revolutionary digital transformation and significant investment as part of a three-year plan launched this...
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...