Paediatrics is the medical specialty dealing with the development and care of children and with the diagnosis and treatment of childhood diseases.
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 complex or long-standing health needs when […]
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 Paediatric Psychology Team based at Bedford Hospital works alongside children and young people who have been diagnosed with a physical health condition. We offer support to children and young […]
The PALS Offices on both hospital sites are closed to the public. Visitors and patients can still receive support from the team by contacting them by email or phone. Please […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
We are regularly reviewing our visiting policy and are currently piloting pre-booked visiting appointments on some of our wards with the overall objective of allowing visitors to all relevant areas and wards across both hospital sites as soon as it is safe to do so. Please note that if there are significant changes to the local rates of infection, we may need to put full restrictions back in place at short notice for the safety of our patients and staff.
For patients attending face to face appointments, we encourage you to have a rapid-results lateral flow test and obtain a negative result in advance of your appointments at one of several rapid test centres across Bedfordshire.
This includes patients and support partners attending Maternity appointments and patients attending Outpatient appointments.
Full details about where to get tested is available here.