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Children Community Physiotherapy

The Community Paediatric Physiotherapy team are a group of specialist physiotherapists providing assessment and treatment to children and young people aged 0-19 years with neurodevelopmental or long-standing health needs when […]

Children’s Assessment Unit – GP Referral Guidance

Children’s Assessment Unit – GP Referral Guidance The Children’s Assessment Unit (CAU) at Bedford Hospital is open 24 hours a day, seeing acutely unwell children and babies. Children can be […]

Childrens (Paediatrics)

Paediatrics is the medical specialty dealing with the development and care of children and with the diagnosis and treatment of childhood diseases. For clear, local information for pregnant women, babies […]

Homecare Service

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 […]

Inpatient and Outpatient Paediatric Therapy

Woodlands Wards The inpatient team treat children and young people admitted to the Paediatric Wards – Ward 24, 25, 26 and Paediatric Assessment Unit. We will assess and treat a […]

Paediatric Physiotherapy

Paediatric physiotherapy is the treatment and care of babies, children and young people from birth to 19 years. Paediatric physiotherapists bring their specialist skills as physiotherapists and have additional expert knowledge […]

Paediatric Psychology

The Paediatric Psychology Team works alongside children and young people who have been diagnosed with a physical health condition and attend either Bedford Hospital or Luton and Dunstable Hospital. We […]

Patient Advice Liaison Service (PALS) at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital

Our top priority at the L&D is to put patients and their safety first in everything we do. We do our utmost to ensure you will be happy with the […]

Patient Experience

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. […]

Patient Safety

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 (Non-Urgent)

Patient transport is for non-emergency, pre-planned appointments or inpatient discharges or transfers. The service is for those patients at the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (L&D) or Bedford Hospital whose […]


Welcome to the Pharmacy services information page. Our pharmacy team is responsible for ensuring that medicines are available when required and to assure the quality of medicines. Our Pharmacists are […]

Pharmacy Services

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 […]

Pilgrim Ward

Pilgrim Ward has 30 acute medical beds and specialises in Respiratory Medicine. Pilgrim Ward is for both male and female patients with various respiratory problems including COPD, Bronchial Asthma, Pulmonary […]

Plastic Surgery

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).


The Limb Fitting Centre is a regional centre providing specialist knowledge and prosthetic services to lower limb amputee patients in Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire. The dedicated staff ensure that they […]

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Do you have a chronic lung condition? Do you get breathless whilst walking or climbing stairs? If the answer to the above questions is YES, then Pulmonary Rehabilitation may be just the […]

Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP)

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 […]