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The Medical Lecture on – Orthopaedic treatment for adults and children – Your knees, hips and spine! was held Wednesday, 9 October 2019 

Orthopaedic team diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions of the musculoskeletal system. This includes bones, joints and their associated structures that enable movement – ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves.

Here at the L&D we provide a comprehensive service dealing with all acute and chronic musculoskeletal problems. We also provide daily Fracture and Elective outpatient clinics in our recently, purpose built Orthopaedic Hub based on Dunstable Road. Our consultant-led service is renowned for its innovative approach and pioneering surgery.

The lecture was well attended there were approximately 200 public members and patients who benefited. The lecture was presented by:

This took place from 5.30pm to 7.30pm on 9 October 2019, at Central Bedfordshire College, Dunstable (Main Campus), LU5 4HG. There was time for questions following the presentation and the opportunity for informal discussions with our L&D Governors, from 5.30pm.

If you would like to attend future lectures please become a member of the hospital (it’s free). All members will receive an invitation for any future lectures. If you are interested, you can become a member.


Annual Members Meeting 11 September 2019

Annual Members’ Meeting of the Luton & Dunstable University Hospital Foundation Trust is being held on Wednesday, 11 September at 5.30pm for 6pm start at the L&D Hospital ‘Social Club’, Calnwood Road, Luton LU4 0DZ.

If you wish to attend please email us at us at FTMembership@ldh.nhs.uk or call us on 01582 718333.


August 2019 issue of the Ambassador magazine

Ambassador Magazine is designed to keep you in touch with what is going on at the L&D. We hope you enjoy reading it!


L&D Public/Staff Governor Election 2019 – The process commenced on 11th June 

The Trust gives notice that it will hold Council of Governors Election 2019 of the Luton and Dunstable NHS Foundation Trust. Nomination closed on Tuesday 2 July 2019 at 5pm. The ballot papers were issued to the Trust Members in the eligible constituencies 19 July. The poll closed at 5pm on Thursday 8th August 2019.

Notice of Poll

There are 12 seats to be contested.

7 Public Governor vacancies in the following constituencies:

  • Public: Luton (6 vacancies)
  • Public: Bedfordshire (1 vacancy)

5 Staff Governor vacancies in the following constituencies:

  • Staff: Ancillary & Maintenance (1 vacancy)
  • Staff: Nursing & Midwifery (1 vacancy)
  • Staff: Admin, Clerical & Management (2 vacancies)
  • Staff: Professional & Technical (1 vacancy)

See the full election results:

Election results


Medical Lecture on ‘Arthritis – What is it & how is it managed?’, Wednesday 8 May

Time: 6.00pm – 7.30pm
Venue: Luton Sixth Form College, Bradgers Hill Road, Luton, LU2 7EW

Invitation card.

The lecture was well attended there were more than 300 members and patients who benefited. The lecture was presented by Consultants Dr Daniel Fishman, Dr Marian Chan and Physiotherapists Esam Mohamed.

If you would like to attend future lectures please contact us on FTmembership@ldh.nhs.uk or call us on 01582 718333.


March 2019 issue of the Ambassador magazine

Ambassador Magazine is designed to keep you in touch with what is going on at the L&D. We hope you enjoy reading it!