Bedford Hospital's paediatric ward wishes to say thank you for all of the donations received over Christmas
Bedford Hospital will be attending the MK Job Show on Friday and Saturday (23 and 24 January)
A tremendous team effort has been made by NHS staff and other agencies across Bedfordshire to alleviate pressure on Bedford Hospital.
The number of emergency admissions has increased by 25% since Christmas, with the majority being very frail elderly patients over the age of 80.
Bedford Hospital experienced a 20 per cent increase in emergency admissions over Christmas compared to last year
Work will begin next month to relocate and improve Bedford Hospitals chapel, which will become the new Faith and Belief Room.
On Friday 5th December Bedford Hospital officially opened their new and improved dementia friendly facilities - Harpur Ward and Elizabeth Ward.
Work has begun on a £3.3million improvement programme at Bedford Hospitals endoscopy unit.
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