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Become a member – It’s Free

As an NHS Foundation Trust we are accountable to the local community. Help shape the future of your local hospitals by becoming a member! Bedford Hospital NHS Trust and Luton […]

Car Parking, Directions and Maps – Luton and Dunstable University Hospital

Patients and visitors should be aware that parking is extremely restricted. We strongly encourage you to consider using public transport or being dropped off at the hospital instead. If you […]

Fetal Medicine

Fetal Medicine The Fetal Medicine Unit was set up to care for women whose unborn babies are at risk of or affected by a serious abnormality. We have a team […]

FT Membership

Welcome to our FT Members I, and my colleagues are committed to ensuring that our FT Members are encouraged and enabled to have a full say in how the hospital […]

Maternity (Obstetrics)

Are you pregnant or looking to have a baby? Our team of friendly, highly trained and approachable consultants, midwives and maternity care assistants are on hand to provide high quality […]

Maternity Services – Luton and Dunstable University Hospital

Contact us: Main hospital number 01582 491166 (ask for Maternity) Urgent advice: If you are currently pregnant and receiving care at the L&D please contact us on 01582 329574. If […]

Meadowbank (Neonatal)

Meadowbank is Bedford Hospital’s Neonatal Unit, situated in the Trust’s dedicated Women and Children’s Department in the Cygnet Wing. The Neonatal Unit is a Level 1 Special Care Baby Unit […]

Media Enquiries

For media enquiries please contact the Communications Team 01234 792 687/ 01234 792 627/ 01582 497408 07979 704100/ 07976 200498 or If you have a media enquiry out of […]

Merger Plans

Luton & Dunstable University Hospital and Bedford Hospital merged on 1 April 2020 to form Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Under the single NHS Trust, both hospitals retain their identity […]

Oral and Maxillofacial

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) is a surgical speciality dealing with diseases and conditions of the face, mouth, neck and jaws, as well as structures related to those areas e.g. […]

Orchard (Gynaecology) Ward

Orchard Gynaecology Ward is a 10-bedded ward providing a 24 hour acute service with an emergency treatment room for women with gynaecological problems. All emergency patients with gynaecological or early […]

Orchard (Maternity) Ward

Orchard Ward is Bedford Hospital’s maternity ward and is based in Cygnet Wing, the Trust’s dedicated women’s and children’s unit. The ward cares for pregnant women with high blood pressure, […]