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The four places in our Integrated Care System are vibrant and culturally diverse and cover a population of 1million. Whilst there are health inequalities, there is growth and opportunities for us to improve the health and wellbeing of people who live here.

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Bedford Boroughlink

A diverse Borough with up to 100 different ethnicities and 149 spoken languages. Two thirds of the population live in our urban centres whilst the remaining live in our many rural areas.

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Milton Keyneslink

A mixture of urban and rural areas including distinct towns and villages. 140 languages are spoken in our schools; the population is young with 27% of residents aged 19 or younger.

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Central Bedfordshirelink

A diverse area, with over half of the population living in rural areas and the rest in market towns. The area is generally affluent but there are areas of deprivation.

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Lutonlink

Diverse, densely populated town with over 150 languages and dialects spoken. It has a younger than average population and above average levels of unemployment and deprivation, with high levels of child poverty.

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  • Bedford Boroughlink

    A diverse Borough with up to 100 different ethnicities and 149 spoken languages. Two thirds of the population live in our urban centres whilst the remaining live in our many rural areas.

    More info on your arealink

  • Milton Keyneslink

    A mixture of urban and rural areas including distinct towns and villages. 140 languages are spoken in our schools; the population is young with 27% of residents aged 19 or younger.

    More info on your arealink

  • Central Bedfordshirelink

    A diverse area, with over half of the population living in rural areas and the rest in market towns. The area is generally affluent but there are areas of deprivation.

    More info on your arealink

  • Lutonlink

    Diverse, densely populated town with over 150 languages and dialects spoken. It has a younger than average population and above average levels of unemployment and deprivation, with high levels of child poverty.

    More info on your arealink

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