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Primary Care Centre for Bedford Hospital Announced

May 15, 2018

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust has announced exciting plans for a state-of-the-art Primary Care Centre on the Bedford Hospital site that will offer improved GP access for patients and help reduce avoidable visits to the Accident and Emergency Department. The new Primary Care Centre will be based in the Cauldwell Medical Centre and will include a GP practice and

Nursing Associates: Year One Bedfordshire Partnership Celebration Event

May 10, 2018

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust held an event to celebrate the completion of the first year of the Trainee Nursing Association (TNA) programme. Bedford Hospital has led the partnership with a number of organisations such as; University of Bedfordshire, Luton and Dunstable Hospital, East London Foundation Trust and Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust. The trainees gathered

Out of Hours GP Surgery Move

April 19, 2018

From this evening, Thursday 19 April, HUC (Herts Urgent Care – the out of hours GP service) will move from its current location in the Fracture Clinic to Reception G, located in Cygnet Wing. The move will help to increase Bedford Hospital’s A&E capacity allowing A&E clinical teams more and better space to assess and

New Modular Theatre to Allow Essential Upgrade of Existing Operating Rooms

April 12, 2018

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust’s surgical teams have completed their first operating lists in a new modular theatre that will enable refurbishment of the pre-existing theatre complex. Raised above the main entrance, the new innovative, state-of-the-art theatre makes good use of the estate, allows the undertaking of more complex surgery than the hospital’s current mobile theatre

Annual service of remembrance

April 5, 2018

Bedford Hospital will host its annual service of remembrance for those who have lost a baby on Sunday 8 April 2018 at 3pm in the Faith and Belief Room, Bedford Hospital. This service is for all families that have suffered the loss of a baby either through pregnancy or shortly after birth and welcomes to

Bedford Hospital Nurse, Midwife and ODP Recruitment Open Day

January 22, 2018

Are you a registered Nurse, Midwife or ODP looking to work at Bedford Hospital? Come down to our recruitment open day on Saturday 17 February 10am – 3pm in the Bedford Hospital NHS Trust Learning and Education Centre, Ampthill Road, MK42 9DJ, and find out more about what it’s like to work here. Whether you are

Clarification of misleading information reported about Winter Pressures at Bedford Hospital NHS Trust

January 4, 2018

There has been some misleading information included in media outlets regarding how Bedford Hospital is currently dealing with the Winter Pressures. The hospital would like to provide clarity to all of our stakeholders regarding this misleading information. It has been reported that due to the current operational challenges we are facing (like many other NHS

URGENT PUBLIC NOTICE – Bedford Hospital is extremely busy

January 3, 2018

Bedford Hospital is currently under sustained pressure for patients requiring admission to hospital. This pressure is similar to our neighbouring hospitals and reflects the national position.  As part of our winter preparedness, we had planned less routine operations over this winter and holiday period which is our usual busiest times. We have opened additional beds

Help shape the future of Bedford Hospital by becoming a member

December 20, 2017

As plans progress to merge Bedford Hospital with the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (L&D), we are looking to expand the Foundation Trust membership to include people from across Bedfordshire and surrounding counties. We want to ensure membership represents the populations both hospitals serve. Therefore we are encouraging all residents in the Bedford Borough and

Trust News Magazine – Issue 2

December 8, 2017

The second edition of our new Trust News Magazine is now available. This issue focuses on the proposed merger with the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital with the views of some of our Leadership Team. It also features a spotlight on our A&E department along with helpful tips for patients to Stay Well This Winter. You can access