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Wednesday, 3 March 2021
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Limited walk-in service will be maintained A new appointment booking system for blood tests at Gilbert Hitchcock House (formerly Bedford Hospital North Wing) is available for patients booking appointments from 1 March 2021 onwards. Sometimes patients will...
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A review into the services provided at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre "is at a critical phase", according to NHS England and NHS Improvement. The NHS in the East of England and in North London is working with the...
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Health and social care staff from across Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes (BLMK) are encouraged to get their COVID-19 vaccinations as soon as possible. Self-referral is now an option for health and care staff working in...
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Central Bedfordshire Council, in partnership with the Department of Health and Social Care, has launched a community testing initiative. Around one in three people who are infected with COVID-19 have no symptoms, so they could be...
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Local charity Carers in Bedfordshire is supporting Carers UK’s Fairer For Carers campaign. This launched today (Wednesday 10 February) and calls upon the Government to address the financial hardship faced by many unpaid carers. Carers UK...
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As the majority of sports and exercise activities have become impossible, the whole population has been affected, but not affected equally. Research from Sport England into the impact of the pandemic on physical activity has revealed...
Mencap Round the World Challenge
Organisations who support people with learning disabilities in Bedfordshire are being sought to take part Mencap has worked in partnership with team BEDS&LUTON and Northamptonshire Sport to secure £10,000 of funding to deliver the Sport England...
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Button batteries if swallowed could badly injure or kill a child The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) is again raising awareness of the potential hazards posed to children by button batteries, which have become...
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GPs are working through their lists and making appointments according to the criteria Retrolink Pharmacy and Jardines Pharmacy in Bedfordshire are opening vaccination centres at The Rufus Centre in Flitwick and The Weatherley Centre in Biggleswade...
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Local authorities, Bedfordshire Police and health bosses in Bedfordshire have joined up to urge residents to ‘play their part’ and abide by Tier 4 restrictions over the Christmas period, following a steep rise in new COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions in the area.