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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

Non-executive Director vacancy

August 9, 2017

We are currently looking for a new non-executive director to join our board. This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people in your community You will need to have a genuine commitment to patients and the promotion of excellent health care services.

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust experiences busiest A&E period in history

July 12, 2017

Bedford Hospital is experiencing the busiest A&E period in its history with ever increasing acuity of patients and has continued to face these challenges on a daily basis without turning patients away. All patients arriving at our A&E department are seen in order of clinical need. On Monday(10 July) we saw over 280 attendances at

Bedford Hospital plays key role in new ground-breaking cancer study

June 27, 2017

A national scientific study led by two Bedford Hospital and Cambridge University Hospital Oncologists has profoundly reduced the painful nail damage caused by one of the most commonly used chemotherapy drugs. Dr Robert Thomas and Dr Sarah Smith led this study with the help of The National Cancer Research Clinical Trials Development Committee, advisors from

Annual General Meeting 2017

June 27, 2017

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust has had a great year with some exciting plans ahead. Want to find out more? Then come along to our Annual General Meeting to be held on Wednesday 5 July at Kings House, 245 Ampthill Road, Bedford MK42 9AZ from 6pm to 7.30pm. The Trust’s Executive Team will be present to

Retired Consultant honoured in Queen’s Birthday List

June 20, 2017

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust is delighted to announce that one of our retired consultants, Dr Ramesh Mehta, has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List announced on 16 June 2017 with an appointment of the officer of the Order of British Empire (OBE) for services to the NHS. Dr Mehta, until his recent retirement,

Update – Cyber Attack

May 15, 2017

16 May 2017 – UPDATE – CYBER ATTACK All connections to external systems including emails have now been re-connected. NO patient appointments or operations were cancelled during this time as a result of the cyber-attack. If you have emailed the hospital about a non-urgent matter over the past four days and are awaiting a response,