Families in Bedfordshire are being encouraged to talk to their school nurse or health visitor by text.
With more and more people using mobile phones, two secure text only numbers have been launched by Bedfordshire Community Health Services to provide another easy way to talk about health.
Awareness of mental health is always high on the agenda for Bedfordshire Police, not least because officers encounter vulnerable people on an almost daily basis, but also because the force believes that all of its staff and officers need to be aware of their own vulnerabilities.Read More
The latest report by Public Health England on seasonal levels of Group A streptococcal infection, published on 10 May 2019, shows that 9,887 cases of scarlet fever have been reported since mid-September 2018, compared to an average of 14,128 for the same period over the last 5 years.Read More
Now in its sixth year, the annual awards ceremony is held in Bedfordshire to recognise and give thanks to the families of deceased organ donors in acknowledgement of their generosity in giving others a chance of life and to inspire other families who are facing this difficult decision to donate their loved one’s organs.Read More
Health professionals and parent-carers came together to improve the outcomes and experience of...Read More
Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is at the forefront of a fundamental change in the way the NHS delivers healthcare. The CCG is among a number of sites across England trialling a new personalised care model that gives patients a greater say and more control over the healthcare they receive.Read More
Measles is a highly infectious viral illness which spreads very easily. People with measles can get a cough, runny nose, rash and fever.
It can be very unpleasant and can sometimes lead to serious complications, in particular for people whose immune system is not working normally.Read More
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