Tag: Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Bedford Hospital awarded £3m to improve urgent and emergency care

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded £3m to improve urgent and emergency services at the Bedford Hospital site.

This funding means the Trust can now tend to its immediate priorities of extending the capacity within the waiting areas in the emergency department, improve children’s A&E and enhance the Same Day Emergency Care service.

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Study says broccoli and tea play “significant roles” in cancer prevention

Bedfordshire Hospitals Consultant, Professor Robert Thomas has co-led a national scientific study that says eating broccoli and drinking tea can prevent cancer.

Two separate studies were presented (virtually) at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Conference on 31 May 2020.

The studies analysed one of the largest data sets in the world with over 155,000 people followed for a period of 12 years.

The first study definitively confirmed regularly eating broccoli reduces cancer risk by approximately 5%. The second study showed regularly drinking tea reduced the risk of prostate cancer.

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