Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Health

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Over 70s exercise
If you're over 70, the Sports Development team's range of gentle exercise classes could be the perfect way to keep moving, try something new and meet new people...
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 entrancevideo
Bedford Hospital has been given an overall 'requires improvement' rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following their latest report with Urgent and Emergency services getting worse...
Bedford Hospital entrance
Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG) says the number of admissions over Christmas to Bedford's A&E were down from previous years, as people are checking with...
Bedford Hospital entrance
Bedford Hospital has received confirmation that it is among 78 NHS Trusts to receive new cancer screening machines. Matt Hancok, Secretary of State for...
Fire & rescue support ambulance service
Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue is the latest service to join the East of England Emergency Service NHS Trust's (EEAST) new Falls Response Programme...
The past week has seen special visits from Luton Town Football Club, Bedfordshire Police, Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service as well as the cast of Aladdin...
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.
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...
miserable day of the year Bedfordshire sun
Bedfords most miserable day of the year set for 16 January according to 30 years of research thanks to worsening weather conditions...
Child walking with backpack
Bedford and Kempston's Conservative Parliamentary Candidate, Ryan Henson, has welcomed his party's initiative to offer mental health training to all local schools and colleges...
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...