For most people the summer is a chance to get outdoors with friends and family and enjoy the good weather.
But the hot sun and high temperatures can also bring a number of health risks, so Bedfordshire and Luton Clinical Commissioning Groups are offering some simple advice to help people stay healthy over the summer months.Read More
A new awareness campaign is aiming to help mums become more confident when breastfeeding in public. The Luton and Bedfordshire #FreeToFeed campaign is being launched by NHS community services and local authorities. Businesses, members of the public and other mums are being encouraged to raise awareness of the importance of breastfeeding and to help new mums feel comfortable feeding their children when out and about.Read More
Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group chief operating officer, Mike Thompson gave a presentation to Central Bedfordshire Council’s Social Care, Health and Housing Overview and Scrutiny Committee today (3 June 2019). During the Q&A session, he admitted that Cranfield and Marston Moretaine Surgery ‘not an easy fix’Read More
New research shows that two thirds (65%) of UK parents of 4-11 year olds are concerned about the effect of air pollution on their child’s health – a 17 per cent increase on 2018 data. And two fifths (40%) are specifically concerned about the levels of air pollution around their child’s school or on the school run.Read More
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
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