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Smoking
Bedford Hospital NHS Trust has announced that from Monday 1 April it will become smoke-free – both at South Wing and Gilbert Hitchcock House on Kimbolton Road...
Moorfields overall good rating
Bedford Moorfields Eye Hospital has been given an overall 'good' rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). It had previously been rated as 'requiring improvement'...
Omar Kouch of The Scruff
Omar Kouch, drummer with Bedford band, The Scruff, is currently on the transplant waiting list. He's been waiting nine months for a new kidney. Thousands of people in danger...
Cervical Screening
Women across Bedford Borough are being reminded of the importance of cervical screening as one in four women fail to respond to reminders from GPs for the potentially life-saving health check....
A campaign to promote open and healthy debate about mental health and highlight support available in the area has received some welcome exposure at the Elstow Park and Ride.
Victoria Ward Nursery Rhyme Tiles
Plans to remove much-loved Victorian tiles depicting famous nursery rhymes from a ward at Bedford Hospital, have been labelled as "cultural vandalism" by campaigners who say...
Eating Disorders week
As part of Eating Disorder Awareness The Higgins Bedford has been hosting the region's very first Recovery Fayre. The started conversations around all eating disorders...
Following the high-profile domestic abuse case of Alex Skeel, Bedford Hospital has changed the delivery of staff training...
The dedication and commitment of outstanding NHS staff from Bedfordshire and Luton has been celebrated at a glittering awards event in London, with three Bedford-based winners.
NHS
A short video - featuring staff from the Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group - is being shared on social media to highlight how NHS 111 is the number to call for non-emergency medical advice.
Attention nurses and healthcare assistants in Bedford: the deadline for entering the prestigious national RCNi Nurse Awards 2019 has been extended until Friday 15 February.
Jack, Billie and Spencer King
Dan and Charley King's triplets, Jack, Billie and Spencer were born at 31 weeks and now require specialist treatment to correct a condition caused by being born at just 31 weeks...