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Bedford Hospital Nurse, Midwife and ODP Recruitment Open Day

November 15, 2017

Are you a registered Nurse, Midwife or ODP looking to work at Bedford Hospital? Come down to our recruitment open day on Saturday 25 November 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

Public Information Events about the proposed merger with L&D Hospital

November 10, 2017

Have you heard that Bedford Hospital and Luton and Dunstable University Hospital are proposing to merge? Join us at an information event to hear about our plans to provide an integrated service for the people of Bedfordshire and beyond. You will also have the opportunity to share your views. DATE TIME VENUE Thursday 23 November

Investigation into reports of abuse at Hill End Hospital –St Albans

November 10, 2017

PUBLIC MESSAGE ON BEHALF OF HERTFORDSHIRE CONSTABULARY Hertfordshire Constabulary is conducting a criminal investigation into reports of physical and sexual abuse against patients who were at Hill End Hospital Adolescent Unit, St Albans, between 1969 and 1995, when the facility closed. At this stage the full scale of the investigation and the number of victims

New play area opened in the Children’s Ward

October 20, 2017

Steffi Goodwin who won her battle with cancer was the guest of honour at today’s official opening of the redeveloped play area on Riverbank Ward at Bedford Hospital NHS Trust. Steffi Goodwin, from Bedford, who was a patient on Riverbank Ward, joined the Hospital’s Chief Executive, Stephen Conroy, to officially cut the ribbon to the

Update on Patient Transport Services

October 2, 2017

Clinical Commissioning Groups in Bedfordshire, Luton and Hertfordshire have been working hard to transfer patient transport services over to East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust, the new caretaker provider of non-emergency patient transport, after Private Ambulance Service informed us that it was no longer able to fulfil the terms of its contract.   We

Clarification of misleading information reported about local stroke services

September 26, 2017

Following the recent media coverage about local stroke services, Bedford Hospital NHS Trust would like to provide clarity to our patients about some misleading information reported. Improvements to local stroke services has resulted in more patients being repatriated back to their homes or within their local community settings after receiving hyper-acute care at the Luton

Summary published of the Strategic Outline Case for Proposed Merger

September 15, 2017

Following the recent announcement of the proposed merger between Bedford Hospital and Luton and Dunstable University Hospital, a summary of the Strategic Outline Case (SOC) has now been published and can be accessed here: Public Summary_SOC for anyone wanting to read further on this proposal. Stephen Conroy, Chief Executive of Bedford Hospital said, “We will ensure to

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust and Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust plan for merger to improve patient care

September 13, 2017

The Trust Boards of Bedford Hospital NHS Trust (BH) and Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (L&D) have agreed to pursue proposals to merge both hospitals and form a single NHS Foundation Trust. This will have one management team and will deliver a full range of services on both sites. This includes retaining

August Bank Holiday Opening Hours

August 25, 2017

Please note: Phlebotomy services at the North and South Wing sites are closed this Bank Holiday Monday (28 August 2017) Pharmacy Opening Hours – Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Bedfordshire   Summer Bank Holiday 28 August 2017 – OPEN Summer Bank Holiday 28 August 2017 – CLOSE Bedford Boots Pharmacy, 33-37 Harpur Centre, Bedford, MK40

Trust News Magazine

August 11, 2017

The first edition of our new Trust News Magazine is now available. The first issue focuses on our Maternity Department and the fantastic facilities we can offer to new parents. It also features a spotlight on our executive and service developments such as our Ambulatory Emergency Care Unit and Pharmacy Department re-development. Please click here