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17 January 2023

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Changes to provider for Ivel Medical Centre, Biggleswade

Statement on Ivel Medical Centre, Biggleswade The GP partners at Ivel Medical Centre in Biggleswade have notified Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated Care Board (BLMK ICB) of their decision to…

Changes to provider…

3 January 2023

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NHS Launches New Dementia Diagnosis Drive in Central Bedfordshire 

A new specialist dementia diagnosis service is being set up by the Trust in Central Bedfordshire as part of a national NHS pilot. Care home residents will be assessed for the condition…

NHS Launches New…

2 December 2022

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Leighton Linslade Health Connections – New Name and a New Home

The NHS is investing in new services at Leighton Buzzard Health Centre that will support the work of the town’s three GP practices. Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated Care Board…

Leighton Linslade Health…

31 August 2022

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Festival-Goers Urged To Get COVID Jabs

Festival-goers in Houghton Regis will be able to get their COVID-19 vaccinations up to date this weekend (Saturday 3 September) as the local NHS jabs team visits the Houghton Rocks festival.…

Festival-Goers Urged To…

25 August 2022

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Bear hugs on hand – 30,000 teddies delivered to children at Bedfordshire Hospitals

If you go down to A&E today, you could be in for a fluffy surprise… As all parents know, a visit to A&E can be a scary experience for a child,…

Bear hugs on…

3 August 2022

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Providing better care locally | Health and Social Care | Central Bedfordshire Council

Providing better care…

20 July 2022

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Festival-goers Urged to get COVID Jabs

Festival-goers in Bedford will be able to get their COVID-19 vaccinations up to date this weekend (Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July) as the local NHS jabs team visits Bedford River…

Festival-goers Urged to…

20 June 2022

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Life Changing Lung Health Checks Programme Comes to Central Bedfordshire

Central Bedfordshire residents are now being invited to the Targeted Lung Health Checks programme, which screens for lung cancer. Central Bedfordshire is the second area in Bedfordshire to be given the…

Life Changing Lung…

8 February 2022

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BLMK NHS staff playing their part to vaccinate residents

In December 2021, NHS staff from Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes (BLMK) were redeployed to the frontline of the vaccination programme to protect vulnerable residents against the Omicron variant of COVID-19.…

BLMK NHS staff…

11 January 2022

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Lee tells us about Leighton Linslade Helpers and how they’re supporting local families.

Lee tells us…

21 December 2021

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Bea explains why it’s important to volunteer at a vaccination centre

Bea Scholes explains why it’s important to volunteer at a vaccination centre after being inspired by her mom.

Bea explains why…

21 December 2021

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Samantha tells us about being redeployed as a vaccinator

Samantha Golton Scholes has been redeployed from her role in the NHS and is now working as a trained vaccinator

Samantha tells us…

20 December 2021

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Keeping it in the family

Over the last few months, a local family from Flitwick have rallied together to support the NHS vaccination programme in many different ways. Earlier this year Samantha Golton Scholes, a Personal…

Keeping it in…

7 December 2021

Blog

“I’ve gained my life back thanks to social prescribing”

Jamie’s life changed forever when Social Prescriber, Victoria, walked in on an unintentional suicide attempt at their initial consultation. Since then, the two have worked closely together to save Jamie’s life.…

“I’ve gained my…

3 December 2021

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Local health system awarded funding to help reduce patient waiting lists.

Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated Care System (BLMK ICS) has been awarded funding to help the local health system reduce patient waiting lists which have increased during the Covid pandemic.…

Local health system…

14 November 2021

Blog

How the Population Health Management approach helped Jane who spent every day in the front…

One of the key reasons I enjoy my role so much is because I get to help people tackle the problems that matter to them. Social prescribers like myself keep a…

How the Population…

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