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Council of Governors Election 2020 – Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

January 13, 2020

The Trust gives notice that it will hold elections to the Council of Governors of the Trust to be known as Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust when Bedford Hospital NHS Trust and Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust come together as a single organisation. Elections are to be held for the following number

Help Us, Help You This Winter by Using Right NHS Service in BLMK

January 8, 2020

People across Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes (BLMK) are being urged to ensure they access the most appropriate NHS service to meet their needs this winter. The first few weeks of January are traditionally the busiest in the year for our local NHS services and 2020 looks no different, with demand as high as ever

Seven New Year babies at Bedford Hospital!

January 3, 2020

Bedford Hospital midwives were delighted to welcome the arrival of seven babies born on New Year’s Day 2020. The first beautiful bundles of joy to arrive was Mila, a baby girl who was born at 00.04am on 1st January 2020, weighing 5lbs 4oz to parents Vicky and Peter. Another precious bundle to arrive at 1.40pm

Public Briefing Sessions on the merger with the Luton & Dunstable University Hospital

December 12, 2019

Bedford Hospital and Luton and Dunstable University Hospital are planning to merge. Join us at a briefing session to hear more about our progress to provide an integrated health service to the people of Bedfordshire and beyond.   16 December, Lecture Theatre, Bedford Hospital MK42 9DJ – 5.30pm to 7pm 17 December, COMET Lecture Hall,

Capital funding approved – joint statement from Bedford Hospital NHS Trust and Luton & Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

August 5, 2019

We are delighted to announce that we have received confirmation from the Department of Health and Social Care that £99.5m of capital funding has been approved which is fantastic news for our patients. Cathy Jones, Deputy Chief Executive at Luton & Dunstable University Hospital said, “This means we can proceed at pace with the delivery of a

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust launches exciting plan for the next three years

July 18, 2019

Shorter stays in hospital, revolutionary digital transformation and significant investment into the South Wing site are all among a list of aims included in the new Three Year Plan launched by Bedford Hospital. The Trust’s vision is to provide excellent hospital and integrated care services to the people of Bedfordshire – the Plan sets out

Update on proposed merger of Bedford Hospital and Luton & Dunstable Hospital NHS Trusts

July 18, 2019

Following the announcement in September 2017 of the proposal to merge Bedford Hospital and Luton & Dunstable University Hospital (L&D) to create a single Foundation Trust, significant work has taken place to develop plans and review the Full Business Case (FBC) submitted to national regulators (NHS England / Improvement). Alongside the submission of the FBC,

Remodelling project to improve access to hospital has started

June 18, 2019

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust would like to apologise to all patients and visitors for any inconvenience and disruption caused by the current remodelling work taking place at our Kempston Road entrance and car park. We are currently undertaking necessary work to remodel the patient car park on Kempston Road to improve access for our patients

NHS Big Tea Party comes to Bedford Hospital’s Annual General Meeting (AGM)

June 6, 2019

Annual General Meeting (AGM) Wednesday 3 July 2019, 6pm to 7.30pm King’s House, 245 Ampthill Rd, Bedford MK42 9AZ   This year Bedford Hospital’s AGM will look a little different as we also celebrate the NHS’ 71st Birthday and bring The Big Tea Party to our AGM! All are invited to come and have tea,

Urgent Patient Notice: Paediatric Phlebotomy Service Temporary Closure

April 18, 2019

Our Paediatric Phlebotomy Service will unfortunately be closed on 24th and 25th April. Services will resume to normal on 29th April whereby we are open Monday to Thursday 8:30am – 4.15pm. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. Please note, our Adult Phlebotomy Service will be open as normal.