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Across Bedford, Central Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes we endeavour to look after you during your pregnancy and when your child is growing up.

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The BLMK Healthier Together is a website that provides consistent and easily accessible healthcare advice for parents, young people and pregnant women/people.  Information on the website can be translated into over 100 different languages enabling people to access the self-help support and information they need.

Visit our Healthier Together website: https://www.blmkhealthiertogether.nhs.uk/

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18 July 2024

Black leaders awareness day: Alexis Keir

As a Lutonian I was honoured to be asked by BLMK Health and Care Partnership to share my thoughts on leadership for Black Leaders Awareness…

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17 July 2024

The contributions of Black leaders will be celebrated at a series of…

Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated Care Board (BLMK ICB) and other local NHS organisations are leading advocates for diversity and inclusion, and have scheduled…

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12 July 2024

New statistics show more patients are being seen in our general practices

New data on appointments, published by NHS England, show that general practices in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes offered over 5,684,000 appointments during the year 2023/24, an increase of 4.9%…

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11 July 2024

Video guides will help people with autism and learning disabilities prepare for…

An enhanced set of video guides to help autistic people prepare for health appointments will be created, following the award of funding from Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated Care…

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5 July 2024

90 local care homes are using remote monitoring toolkits to reduce hospital…

The Whzan Blue Box contains various wireless, portable instruments which care home staff can use to measure vital signs such as pulse, blood glucose, oxygen levels, respiratory rate, body temperature…

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4 July 2024

Improving resident care: 80% of local care homes switch to digital records…

More than 80% of care homes in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes have now switched to digital records from paper-based systems, with the help of the Digitising Social Care (DiSC)…