Paediatrics is the medical specialty dealing with the development and care of children and with the diagnosis and treatment of childhood diseases.
What is Homecare and how does it work? The Homecare Medicines Service is a term used to describe the delivery of certain hospital prescribed medicines directly to your home or […]
1 in 7 babies born will need support from the Neonatal Team. Babies can be admitted to neonatal care for a number of reasons, including when they: are born early – 1 […]
The PALS office is temporarily closed to visitors. However you can still contact them by phoning 01582 497990, emailing [email protected], or by filling in the below form. Our top priority […]
There is a lot of information available for patients and their carers about their treatment and stay in hospital. Your GP also has access to a lot of helpful information. […]
Please see our patient information booklet with helpful information on what you may need to bring to the L&D, hospital facilities, visitor information and much more. You can view all […]
Please see below for a range of patient leaflets to help you.
The Luton and Dunstable University Hospital is committed to excellence and to the provision of high quality healthcare. The L&D’s commitment to patient safety at a national level was reinforced […]
Patient transport is for non-emergency, pre-planned appointments or inpatient discharges or transfers. The service is for those patients whose medical condition, mobility or treatment prevents them from travelling by any […]
The Pharmacy Department is located on the ground floor of the Surgical Block and the dispensary times are: Monday to Friday: 9.00 – 17.30 Saturday: 10.00 – 15.00 Sunday: 10.00 […]
Every year, millions of us visit our local A&E department or GP with minor health problems that our local pharmacist could resolve. You local pharmacy can deal with common ailments […]
Plastic surgery is used to repair and reconstruct missing or damaged tissue and skin. The main aim of plastic surgery is to restore the function of tissues and skin to […]
All patients who are listed for elective surgery need to have a pre-assessment to assess their fitness for surgery (barring a few exceptions).
Do you have a chronic lung condtion? Do you get breathless whilst walking or climbing stairs? If the answer to the above questions are YES, then Pulmonary Rehabilitation may be just the […]
Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) are an NHS England initiative encouraging NHS organisations and councils to work together to improve health services, by creating a stronger link between health and […]
To families of all our patients, we wanted to give a reminder that sadly, at both Bedford and the Luton & Dunstable Hospital, we are still unable to allow any visitors on site, unless there are exceptional circumstances, for example in maternity or children’s departments, or for those patients who are receiving palliative treatment at the end of their lives, on a case-by-case basis.
At Bedford we will call one designated member of family every day between 1.30pm and 4.30pm with a daily phone update. Those who miss a call back during this time and are concerned can contact the helpline on 01234 730500.
For the Luton & Dunstable, we are offering a dedicated Next of Kin helpline for family members who want to check up on their loved ones – please nominate one family member to call 01582 718884 between 8am and 6pm.