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26 January 2023

News

Catch-up flu clinics for children in Luton

‘Catch-up’ flu clinics for children aged 2 to 15 are set to take place in Luton this weekend (Saturday 28 January) and during the February half-term break. The NHS continues to…

Catch-up flu clinics…

26 January 2023

News

Bedfordshire Hospitals’ Midwives win NHS England’s Chief Midwife Officer’s Silver Award

Professor Jacqueline Dunkley–Bent OBE, NHS England’s Chief Midwifery Officer, recently awarded three of our marvellous midwives at Bedfordshire Hospitals these coveted awards. The Chief Midwife Officer’s Silver Award is awarded to…

Bedfordshire Hospitals’ Midwives…

26 January 2023

News

Healthy Mother, Healthy Pregnancy Event

Health and care professionals are invited to attend a ‘Healthy Mother, Healthy Pregnancy’ event hosted by the Local Maternity & Neonatal System (LMNS) at Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated Care…

Healthy Mother, Healthy…

24 January 2023

News

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Bedford Borough is encouraging residents who have received a letter from their GP inviting them to a cervical screening test, to attend their appointment. Screening helps to detect any pre-cancer changes…

Cervical Cancer Prevention…

17 January 2023

News

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…

17 January 2023

News

First ‘Using Quality Improvement to Tackle Inequity’ workshop held in BLMK

A workshop on using quality improvement to tackle inequity was delivered for the first time in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes – a big step forward as part of Bedfordshire, Luton…

First ‘Using Quality…

12 January 2023

Case Study News

Victor’s diabetes prevention journey in Luton

When Victor was first told he was at high risk and very close to developing Type 2 Diabetes, he was worried and wasn’t sure what steps he needed to take to…

Victor’s diabetes prevention…

4 January 2023

News

Message from Dr Whiteman, Chief Medical Director

With Group A STREP, flu and Covid-19 infections circulating in our communities, we are seeing an increase in the number of very sick people who need urgent care in our area.…

Message from Dr…

4 January 2023

News

New Luton Dementia Service Will Support Care Homes

Launch of new service in Luton, supporting care homes caring for people with a diagnosis of Dementia. Bedfordshire Dementia Intensive Support Service has been awarded temporary funding until the end of…

New Luton Dementia…

3 January 2023

News

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…

3 January 2023

News

NHS trials helper robot to deliver medicines around hospitals

Milton Keynes University Hospital is delighted to be working with Academy of Robotics, a small British artificial intelligence company, to create and trial a delivery robot or “Helper Bot” to help…

NHS trials helper…

23 December 2022

News

“Try NHS 111 online first this winter,” NHS advises patients

This winter the NHS is running a new campaign to encourage people to get to the help they need by using the NHS 111 online service. The NHS 111 online service…

“Try NHS 111…

22 December 2022

News

Local NHS issues urgent plea to the public as services experience extreme pressures 

Local NHS leaders are urging patients to use the right NHS service for their condition as health services across Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes experience their busiest period in history.  The…

Local NHS issues…

22 December 2022

News

Pharmacy opening hours over the festive period

Ahead of the Christmas period (24 December – 3 January), people in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes are being reminded how to access health services. Pharmacies across the region will have…

Pharmacy opening hours…

21 December 2022

News

“Get the flu jab this winter,” people over 50 are reminded

Over-50s in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes have been reminded that it’s not too late to get a flu vaccination as the number of cases continues to rise across England. Most…

“Get the flu…

21 December 2022

Newsletter

Christmas 2022 issue of Live Well

Welcome to the Christmas 2022 issue of Live Well, our partner newsletter for the Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Health and Care Partnership. In this issue we highlight examples of how…

Christmas 2022 issue…

16 December 2022

News

Don’t forget to order your repeat prescriptions in time for Christmas

People in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes are being reminded to order their repeat prescriptions in time for Christmas. Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated Care Board (BLMK ICB) is urging…

Don’t forget to…

15 December 2022

Case Study News

AI-powered software transforming stroke care in Milton Keynes

Software powered by artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming care for stroke patients at Milton Keynes Hospital. The new software is helping to quickly diagnose and treat patients. The software analyses CT…

AI-powered software transforming…

15 December 2022

Case Study News

Personal health budgets are helping children and young people to have more choice about their…

S is a young person from Luton with a diagnosis of Autism and Global Development Delay. S also has a problematic sleep pattern. She attends a local Children with Special Educational…

Personal health budgets…

15 December 2022

News

Digital innovation brings important benefits to social care

The wealth of digital technology and equipment being introduced to support people using social care services is making a real difference across Bedford, Central Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes. The exciting…

Digital innovation brings…

14 December 2022

News

Industrial Action 2022

Industrial action in England The Royal College of Nursing has confirmed that it plans to take strike action on Thursday 15 and Tuesday 20 December. The strikes will happen in England,…

Industrial Action 2022

13 December 2022

News

Warm Homes Bedford Borough Launched

Bedford Borough residents with long term health conditions could receive free support to help keep their households warm this winter. Warm Homes Bedford Borough has been set up by Bedford Borough…

Warm Homes Bedford…

12 December 2022

News

“Get the flu jab this winter,” people with long-term conditions urged

People in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes who live with a long-term health condition have been urged to get a flu vaccination as the number of cases continues to rise across…

“Get the flu…

9 December 2022

Case Study News

AI-powered software transforming stroke care in Milton Keynes.

Software powered by artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming care for stroke patients at Milton Keynes Hospital. The new software is helping to quickly diagnose and treat patients. The software analyses CT…

AI-powered software transforming…

8 December 2022

News

Pregnant women urged to get the flu jab this winter

Pregnant women in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes have been urged to come forward for a flu vaccination this winter. With the holiday season fast approaching, there is still time to…

Pregnant women urged…

6 December 2022

Blog

Group A Strep – What you need to know

Group A streptococcus (GAS) is a common bacteria. Lots of us carry it in our throats and on our skin and it doesn’t always result in illness. However, GAS does cause…

Group A Strep…

2 December 2022

News

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…

2 December 2022

Case Study News

Supporting wellbeing within the primary care workforce while helping patients to better self-manage their mental…

The ever-increasing pressure on primary care services in England has been well documented in recent times. NHS Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated Care Board (BLMK ICB) recognised this issue and…

Supporting wellbeing within…

1 December 2022

Newsletter

Welcome to the December 2022 issue of Live Well

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1 December 2022

News

Two COVID-19 vaccination centres in Bedford and Luton to close

As the delivery of COVID-19 vaccinations changes to resemble more closely the delivery of other vaccinations, such as for flu, two vaccination centres in Bedford and Luton will close on 14…

Two COVID-19 vaccination…

1 December 2022

News

Milton Keynes COVID-19 vaccination centre to close

As the delivery of COVID-19 vaccinations changes to resemble more closely the delivery of other vaccinations, such as for flu, the vaccination centre at Midsummer Place in Milton Keynes will close…

Milton Keynes COVID-19…

1 December 2022

Case Study News

Bedford NHS staff member who reached out to Keeping Well shares her “life-changing” experience

When an NHS staff member says she was close to resigning due to feeling overwhelmed at work, she reached out in time to the Keeping Well BLMK service. She shares the story: “When…

Bedford NHS staff…

30 November 2022

News

Luton GP practice undergoes major renovation

Thousands of patients are set to benefit as Kingsway Health Centre in Luton officially re-opens following a major renovation. The renovation has been completed to provide a safe and modern premises…

Luton GP practice…

25 November 2022

Podcasts

Workforce Podcast

In this episode of BLMK Health Conversations On…we focus on Workforce. We discuss what the term means in the broader sense, the importance of investing in people, the reasons why taking…

Workforce Podcast

24 November 2022

Case Study News

Working together for a dementia patient in Leighton Buzzard

“D”, from Leighton Buzzard, suffered with dementia. Enabling her to remain at home was very important. However, her respiratory condition had deteriorated and she was unable to climb the stairs to…

Working together for…

21 November 2022

News

Success for Luton Children’s Epilepsy Pilot at HSJ Awards 2022

A Children’s Epilepsy Pilot in Luton has been named the winner of the ‘Using Data to Connect Services Award’ at the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards 2022. The ‘Digitising Care for…

Success for Luton…

18 November 2022

Case Study News

Local Support for Young People with a Neurodiversity Diagnosis

Getting a neurodiversity diagnosis– which can include conditions such as Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – for your child can leave families with lots of questions,…

Local Support for…

17 November 2022

News

Flu Vaccination Reminder for Parents of Young Children

Parents of children aged 2 and 3 are being encouraged to take up the offer of the flu vaccine for their children. The flu vaccination for children is a quick and…

Flu Vaccination Reminder…

17 November 2022

News

Going Digital – The Future of Health and Care Services?

Residents in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes are being urged to give their thoughts and opinions on the future of digital health and care services. Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Health…

Going Digital –…

14 November 2022

News

Get Active this National Self Care Week

Health and care organisations across Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes are urging local residents to become more active as National Self Care Week gets underway from Monday, 14 November.  Self Care…

Get Active this…

11 November 2022

Case Study News

Janeth’s Diabetes Prevention Journey in Luton

When Janeth learned that she was at risk of Type 2 diabetes, she was worried and stressed how this would affect her everyday life. As Type 2 diabetes runs in her…

Janeth’s Diabetes Prevention…

10 November 2022

Case Study News

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…

9 November 2022

News

Putnoe Walk-In Centre Contract extended until March 2024

Putnoe Walk-In Centre will remain open as the contract has been extended to 31 March 2024 by Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated Care Board (ICB).  The current opening hours for…

Putnoe Walk-In Centre…

4 November 2022

News

£3million funding to help tackle region’s health inequalities

The University of Bedfordshire has been awarded £3million by NHS England to develop a research and innovation hub in collaboration with the NHS BLMK (Bedfordshire, Luton & Milton Keynes) Health &…

£3million funding to…

4 November 2022

News

Walk-in Slots Open at Large Vaccination Centres

People in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes who are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination now have more choice about where and when to receive it. Starting on Saturday 5 November, the…

Walk-in Slots Open…

4 November 2022

Newsletter

Welcome to the October 2022 issue of Live Well, our partner newsletter for the Bedfordshire,…

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3 November 2022

News

Deadline approaches to apply to Fellowship Programmes

The ARC Fellowship Programme is aimed at clinicians, health and social care practitioners, voluntary sector staff and NHS managers across the East of England. The programme, which has been running since…

Deadline approaches to…

1 November 2022

Case Study News

Low Calorie Diet Programme – Martin’s Story

Martin, 34 from Bedfordshire, joined the NHS Low Calorie Diet Programme after being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. The NHS Low Calorie Diet programme is for people who are overweight and…

Low Calorie Diet…

1 November 2022

News

Get boosted and get protected this Autumn

NHS colleagues across Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes are encouraging people to come forward for their COVID-19 Booster and flu vaccination. Community pharmacies, some local GP practices, large vaccination centres and…

Get boosted and…

28 October 2022

Case Study News

Volunteers on hand at local hospital to offer support and advice

“B” was a young woman who recently attended the emergency department at Milton Keynes University Hospital (MKUH) suffering with mental health issues. Following a discussion, the volunteers discovered that “B” was…

Volunteers on hand…

27 October 2022

Case Study News

Local health services working to empower young people with ADHD to be a part of…

Bedfordshire and Luton Community Health Services have been working with young people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) to help them manage their own health and wellbeing. Historically, ADHD treatment has…

Local health services…

27 October 2022

News Videos

VIDEO: All carers urged to get their vaccinations

Nikita Kanani, GP and SRO of the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme, NHS England is urging paid and unpaid carers to get vaccinated

VIDEO: All carers…

27 October 2022

News

Local NHS issues COVID-19 vaccination reminder to those who are immunosuppressed

Health chiefs from NHS Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated Care Board (ICB) are reminding the public of the offer of a COVID-19 booster vaccination to help provide extra protection for…

Local NHS issues…

26 October 2022

Case Study News

Keyworker service is helping to support vulnerable children and young people in Bedfordshire

L is an 18-year-old who was struggling to communicate with autism professionals. She started working with a keyworker, who supported her over a few months. The keyworker service provides the most…

Keyworker service is…

25 October 2022

Blog

Redesign of Musculoskeletal (MSK) services

Redesign of Musculoskeletal…

24 October 2022

News

Fight Off Flu This Winter

Bedford Borough Council is encouraging residents to get their flu jab this winter. Getting vaccinated reduces the chance of catching flu and spreading it to friends, family and others in our…

Fight Off Flu…

21 October 2022

News

Free journeys in vaxi cabs to drive up vaccination rates in Milton Keynes

People living or working in Milton Keynes who are now eligible for a COVID-19 autumn booster but don’t have access to transport, have been reminded that they can take advantage of…

Free journeys in…

20 October 2022

News

Free journeys in vaxi cabs to drive up vaccination rates in Bedfordshire

People living or working in Bedford Borough or Central Bedfordshire who are now eligible for a COVID-19 autumn booster but don’t have access to transport, have been reminded that they can…

Free journeys in…

19 October 2022

Case Study News

Helping Children Living with Epilepsy in Luton

In 2020, the Integrated Patient-Controlled Medical Record pilot was launched in order to improve the outcomes for children living with epilepsy in Luton. Epilepsy is the most common long-term condition of…

Helping Children Living…

17 October 2022

Podcasts

Cancer

In this episode of BLMK Health Conversation On… we will focus on cancer detection, care of cancer patients and treatment available will focus cancer detection, care of cancer patients and treatment…

Cancer

13 October 2022

Case Study News

Felix’s Story – NHS Low Calorie Diet Programme

Felix, from Luton, joined the NHS Low Calorie Diet Programme following a referral from his GP due to his type 2 diabetes. He believed that this was his last chance of…

Felix’s Story –…

13 October 2022

News

Milestone reaches as NHS services deliver the 100,000TH COVID-19 Autumn booster to local people

The NHS autumn booster campaign in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes has got off to a brisk start, with the 100,000th vaccine already having been delivered this week, less than a…

Milestone reaches as…

13 October 2022

News

NHS Invites People 50 and Over For Autumn Boosters And Flu Jabs

Millions of people aged 50 and over will be able to book their autumn booster and flu vaccines tomorrow, as the NHS Covid-19 and flu programmes continue to protect the country…

NHS Invites People…

12 October 2022

News

Amber alert issued on blood stocks – existing O Neg and O Pos donors asked…

NHS blood “amber alert” triggeredNon urgent elective surgery which requires blood may be postponedExisting O Negative and O Positive donors asked to book in at Blood Donor Centres NHS Blood and…

Amber alert issued…

12 October 2022

News

Project to support wellbeing of the primary care workforce and patients extended by ICB

After an overwhelmingly successful pilot scheme, NHS Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated Care Board (BLMK ICB) has extended the ‘Shine Programme’, a unique digital approach to supporting staff and patient…

Project to support…

6 October 2022

News

Newly expanded outpatients area at Bedford Hospital will improve patient experience and help reduce waiting…

From Monday (10 October) Bedford Hospital will begin treating patients in a newly expanded, modern and purpose built facility, which will improve overall patient experience and tackle waiting lists, exacerbated by…

Newly expanded outpatients…

6 October 2022

News

Free Journeys in Vaxi Cabs to Drive Up Vaccination Rates in Luton

People living or working in Luton who are now eligible for a COVID-19 or flu vaccination, but don’t have access to transport, have been reminded that they can take advantage of…

Free Journeys in…

5 October 2022

News

Local NHS is helping to fight climate change one breath at a time

Healthcare professionals in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes will be reviewing patients’ inhalers as the NHS continues its aim to become the first net zero carbon health care service by 2040.…

Local NHS is…

4 October 2022

Case Study News

“It’s absolutely brilliant” – new video shows how care home technology is helping staff keep…

A powerful story of how technology enabled care supports care home staff to keep residents safe and well at night is the focus of a new video from the National Innovation…

“It’s absolutely brilliant”…

30 September 2022

Newsletter

Welcome to the September 2022 issue of Live Well, our partner newsletter for the Bedfordshire,…

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30 September 2022

Case Study

Nassreen’s journey to preventing diabetes in Milton Keynes.

When Nassreen from Milton Keynes was diagnosed as pre-diabetic it came as a shock to her and her family. She had not realised that her diet and lifestyle was impacting her…

Nassreen’s journey to…

23 September 2022

Case Study

Lung Health Check Programme – Meet Jacqueline from Luton

Jacqueline at 57, has received life changing cancer treatment through the Lung Health Checks programmes.   Jacqueline from Luton is a mum of two grown up children and has a grandchild, she…

Lung Health Check…

21 September 2022

News

Central Bedfordshire residents invited for lung health check

Central Bedfordshire is the second area in Bedfordshire to be given the opportunity to improve lung cancer outcomes and follows the successful launch in Luton in 2021 of the Targeted Lung…

Central Bedfordshire residents…

16 September 2022

News

Pharmacy opening times for the Bank Holiday – Monday, 19 September

Some local pharmacies may have different opening hours during a bank holiday. Please see below pharmacy opening time for Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes. Bedfordshire Luton Milton Keynes Please visit www.nhs.uk…

Pharmacy opening times…

13 September 2022

News

Over 65s can now book autumn COVID booster

People aged 65 and over will be able to book their autumn COVID booster through the national booking system from today, meaning five million more people can now top up their…

Over 65s can…

8 September 2022

News

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Statement

Dr Rima Makarem, Chair of NHS Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated Care Board said: “We send our most sincere condolences to the Royal Family at this difficult time.” “I know…

Her Majesty Queen…

8 September 2022

News

BLMK Begins Rollout of Variant Busting Booster Jab

The NHS has become the first healthcare system in the world to use the next generation, updated COVID vaccines as it kickstarts the autumn booster rollout this September. Following the updated advice…

BLMK Begins Rollout…

8 September 2022

News

New Chief Transformation Officer appointed to Integrated Care Board

Anne Brierley has been appointed as the Chief Transformation Officer of the NHS Bedfordshire, Luton, and Milton Keynes Integrated Care Board. Anne has held several senior leadership positions throughout her career…

New Chief Transformation…

7 September 2022

News

Millions Now Able To Book Their Autumn Booster

From today, around four million people most vulnerable to Covid-19 will start to be invited to book in their autumn booster vaccine as the NHS’ National Booking Service launches appointments for Autumn boosters. The National Booking Service will go live this…

Millions Now Able…

7 September 2022

News

Summer of Play served up more than 26,000 FREE meals and activity sessions to MK…

Cllr Jane Carr, Cabinet Member for Inequalities, with children enjoying a free football session at Portfields Primary School. Milton Keynes City Council funded more than 106,000 hours of free activity sessions for…

Summer of Play…

6 September 2022

News

MKUH Appoints New Chief Nurse and Director of Patient Care

MKUH is delighted to announce that Yvonne Christley has joined Milton Keynes University Hospital trust as their new Chief Nurse and Director of Patient Care from September 2022. Yvonne, who was…

MKUH Appoints New…

5 September 2022

News

Significant improvements made in Luton Children’s Services

In its first full inspection of our Children’s Services since 2020, Ofsted has concluded that significant improvements have been made and children in Luton now receive a much better service from…

Significant improvements made…

2 September 2022

News

COVID Vaccination Centres to Close for a Week to Focus on Residential Care Homes

COVID vaccination centres across Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes are set to close for a week to allow NHS staff to offer autumn booster shots in residential care homes, as the…

COVID Vaccination Centres…

1 September 2022

News

Lorraine Mattis appointed as ICB’s associate non-executive member

NHS Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated care Board has confirmed the appointment of a new associate non-executive member. Lorraine Mattis Lorraine Mattis has a background in healthcare. A board director…

Lorraine Mattis appointed…

1 September 2022

News

MKUH launches NHS login integration with MyCARE patient app

Milton Keynes University Hospital is now offering patients the simplicity and reassurance of using their single, secure NHS login to access their MyCARE patient portal. The MyCARE digital patient portal is…

MKUH launches NHS…

31 August 2022

News

The NHS in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes set to begin offering COVID-19 autumn booster…

In the latest phase of the COVID-19 vaccination programme, Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes will join the rest of the country and launch the first autumn boosters across the county from…

The NHS in…

31 August 2022

News

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…

30 August 2022

Podcasts

Shared Healthcare Record Podcast

In this episode of BLMK Health Conversation On… we are looking at the use of shared healthcare records to improve efficiency and quality of patient care. We take a look at…

Shared Healthcare Record…

25 August 2022

News

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…

18 August 2022

News

Manjeet Gill becomes the Integrated Care Board’s latest non-executive member

NHS Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated care Board has confirmed Manjeet Gill as its latest non-executive member. Social justice and improving inequalities have been the golden thread in Manjeet’s career.…

Manjeet Gill becomes…

11 August 2022

Newsletter

Welcome to the July/August 2022 issue of Live Well, our partner newsletter for the Bedfordshire,…

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10 August 2022

News

Local epilepsy team shortlisted for two national awards  

An epilepsy team in Luton has been shortlisted for a national Health Service Journal award for its pioneering work to make life easier for children living with complex epilepsy. Over the…

Local epilepsy team…

9 August 2022

News

Longest hospital waits all but eliminated across Bedfordshire, Luton, and Milton Keynes

People in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes are experiencing shorter hospital waits according to new data just published, with 104 weeks waits all but eliminated.  This compares to a high of…

Longest hospital waits…

9 August 2022

News

With high temperatures forecast for much of the country this week, the UK Health Security…

Temperatures are not forecast to reach the record-breaking levels of the most recent heatwave but are expected to rise throughout the week, potentially reaching mid-30 degrees Celsius on Friday and Saturday…

With high temperatures…

8 August 2022

News

Council provides funding for businesses to tackle climate change

MK Council is providing support to businesses to help them achieve their climate action goals through its £100,000 project. The Council is working with Ngage on its Prism project which will…

Council provides funding…

8 August 2022

News

Milton Keynes Blue Light Hub opens its doors to the public

The Blue Light Hub in West Ashland, Milton Keynes, will throw open its doors to the public for the first time on Saturday (13 August) with its inaugural Open Day. The…

Milton Keynes Blue…

8 August 2022

News

ELFT Shortlisted as HSJ Trust of the Year 2022

ELFT has been shortlisted as Trust of the Year 2022 at the prestigious HSJ Awards. The national awards recognise outstanding contributions to healthcare. More than 1,000 entries were submitted for the…

ELFT Shortlisted as…

4 August 2022

News

Ambulance service set to become first to introduce ‘dementia button’ on patient records

Paramedics at South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) are set to become the first to be able to alert other healthcare providers to a patient’s suspected or confirmed dementia…

Ambulance service set…

3 August 2022

Videos

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

Providing better care…

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