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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

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