Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening is a way of checking if there’s a bulge or swelling in the aorta, the main blood vessel that runs from your heart down through your through your chest and […]
Under EU and UK law you or an authorised representative may have the right to access your health record. The right of access, commonly referred to as subject access, gives […]
The acute assessment unit (AAU) is a ward for medical and emergency patients who have been referred by their GP or A&E to undergo further assessment. When a patient arrives […]
Anaesthetics is the medical specialty that provides anaesthesia for a variety of surgical operations and procedures. Anaesthetists, along with nursing and support staff, also run Critical Care, which includes the […]
Luton and Dunstable University Hospital is one of the largest employers in Luton so it is vital we have the right people to make sure that we provide the highest […]
At the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital we offer a range of opportunities for those wanting to learn, gain experience and a qualification, learning through our apprenticeship programme, or work […]
Antenatal care is the care you receive from healthcare professionals during your pregnancy. You’ll be offered a series of appointments with one of our midwives, or sometimes with a doctor […]
Emergency Medicine deals with the diagnosis and treatment of acute illnesses or injuries which require immediate, or urgent medical attention – it is not able to provide care for chronic […]
The L&D is committed to safeguarding all patients. (). Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility…if you see or suspect it, please report it. Definition of abuse: Abuse is the violation of an […]
On the right hand side you will find information on a wide range of topics from disability services to translation services. Please note for wheelchair users – It is advisable […]
The Archer Unit is a 20-bed rehabilitation unit, providing 24-hour care for adult patients. You may have been admitted following a stay in hospital or your GP may have decided […]
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.