Friday, September 20, 2019

Health

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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...
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.
An Ear to Hear
Takeover Challenge Healthy Eating: an interview with Hannah Brown from An Ear To Hear Hannah Brown has built her own company, ‘AnEarToHear’, with the aim to help those with an eating disorder feel they can talk about...
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.
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...
David Thompson and his daughter Rachel
Bedford Park runners are being asked to register as potential blood stem cell donors and go on standby to save a life. Tomorrow (20 April) the DKMS team will host a...
Jon Pauling Bedford Hospital 'North Wing' fire6
Questions have been raised about the level of security put in place by NHS Property Services at Shires Houses, with people saying the fire was "only a matter of time" and that...
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...
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...
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...