Category: General News

Important patient information for Bedford Hospital: temporary closure of car park between Rye Close and Cygnet Wing

Date: 16/03/2023 | Category: General News

From Monday (20 March) we will be temporarily closing the patient car park between Rye Close and Cygnet Wing (highlighted in orange in the below picture) to allow us to […]

Residents advised to choose services wisely as hospital fears services could be overwhelmed

Date: 13/03/2023 | Category: General News

Health leaders in Bedfordshire are urging residents to use NHS services wisely over the coming days to help ensure that care is available to patients who need it most. Bedfordshire […]

Industrial action: Junior doctors’ strike update

Date: 09/03/2023 | Category: General News

The British Medical Association has announced that junior doctors will be taking part in national industrial action, in the form of a 72 hour strike, at NHS trusts across the […]

Governor Elections – Ballots open on Tuesday 28 February

Date: 27/02/2023 | Category: General News

PLEASE VOTE, YOUR VOTE IS IMPORTANT! The Trust has formally declared that elections are to be held for Bedford Borough (and its surrounding counties). Staff constituencies Staff – Non Clinical […]

Meet David Venn, our new HCA

Date: 07/02/2023 | Category: General News

“I’ve reached a stage now where I’ve retired from my day job; now is the time for me to do the things that I love and have a passion for” […]

Restricted access to main building at the L&D

Date: 03/02/2023 | Category: General News

To support the upgrading and refurbishing of our Emergency Department, the internal corridor tunnel accessed via the hospital service road into the main hospital building will be closing temporarily. There […]

New projectors to help improve the lives of patients with cognitive challenges

Date: 02/02/2023 | Category: General News

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has received new equipment to help improve the physical and social wellbeing of patients with cognitive challenges. Both Bedford and Luton & Dunstable (L&D) hospitals […]

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust appoints new Chair

Date: 01/02/2023 | Category: General News

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Chair, Richard Sumray. Richard is an experienced Chair and Board Member across the health, care, justice […]

Parking limitations at the L&D

Date: 31/01/2023 | Category: General News

Patients and visitors should be aware that parking is extremely restricted on the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital site. There are limited parking options with the multi-storey car park on […]

Pilot of extended hours in Outpatient Call Centre at the L&D

Date: 20/12/2022 | Category: General News

The Outpatients Call Centre at the L&D will be piloting extended opening hours during January and February 2023, to provide increased flexibility for patients needing to cancel or change their […]