- Ambassador Magazine – September 2023
- Annual Members Meeting – 5:30pm arrival for 6:00pm start – 27 September 2023 – Rufus Centre, Flitwick
- Medical Lecture (topic: Hearing loss and tinnitus) – 5:30pm arrival for 6:00pm start – Rufus Centre, Flitwick
For more information about upcoming events, please email FTMembership
Public Governor Election 2023 – the process commenced on 1 June, and ended on the 25 August
The Trust gave notice that it will hold elections to the Council of Governors for Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust which includes Luton and Dunstable University Hospital and Bedford Hospital.
Elections are currently being held for the following number of governors in the following Public and Staff Constituencies:
Constituency and Class:
- Public – Central Bedfordshire – 2 seats
- Public – Hertfordshire – 1 seat
It is declared that Saverio Bongo (Central Bedfordshire), Ian Michael Clayton (Central Bedfordshire), and Malcolm Rainbow (Hertfordshire) have been duly elected to the Council of Governors.
Their votes received were:
- Saverio Bongo – 458 votes
- Ian Michael Clayton – 262 votes
- Malcolm Rainbow – 157 votes
For further information on the elections and their results, please visit the governor election portal.
Evolution of COVID, its health implications and the impact on our hospitals
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm, Tuesday 16 May 2023
Venue: King’s House, 245 Ampthill Rd, Bedford MK42 9AZ
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be served from 5:30pm
There will be an opportunity to meet the Governors between 5:30pm and 5:45pm.
Come along to find out more about the ongoing COVID pandemic and how it is evolving.
There will be discussions around the long-term health effects of individuals who have had COVID, the types of vaccines that the viral and strep bacterial infections, how these illnesses are managed at home and much more.
The lecture will be presented by Clinical Director Dr Tim Chapman and his colleagues at Bedford and L&D Hospitals. Deputy Chief Executive Cathy Jones will talk about how this is affecting our hospitals and our recovery plans. If you wish to attend please email FTMembership@bedsft.nhs.uk
RSVP by 25 April 2023