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Be a Chum and join Dawn on 100 mile walk

Social enterprise company chief executive Dawn Hewitt is on a mission to raise £21,000 for the charity she’s been involved with since its inception 21 years ago.

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LISTED: The conditions you can’t get prescriptions for and the treatments banned by the NHS

Prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ remedies such as paracetamol and cold treatments have been cut after NHS officials voted in favour of money-saving plans.

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Help put little Minnie back in the driving seat

A family has launched a campaign to give an Arlesey toddler back her independence.

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Four in five Britons don't know they have hepatitis B

Four in five people don’t know they have hepatitis B

Four in five people in th UK are infected with hepatitis B do not even know they have it, a study warned.

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Mental health news.

‘Could do better’ on mental health

Teenagers from Sandy have taken part in a survey to help understand mental health in young people.

Health
Vaping ‘may lead to accumulation of fat in the liver’

Vaping ‘may lead to accumulation of fat in the liver’

Researchers found that high nicotine in electronic cigarettes causes non-alcohol fatty liver diseases in mice.

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The Putnoe Walk In Centre provides urgent care to approximately 35,000 patients each year

Meeting tonight to protect Putnoe Walk-In Centre

A public meeting will be held tonight to rally support for Putnoe Walk-In Centre.

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Tanya’s in the running for marathon

Tanya’s in the running for marathon

A Biggleswade woman in remission from leukemia is fundraising for the charity which treated her.

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Simple urine test could measure how long we have left to live

Simple urine test could measure how long we have left to live

A simple urine test could measure how much our body has aged and even how long left we have to live.

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Marathon bid in memory of sister-in-law

Marathon bid in memory of sister-in-law

A man who lost his sister-in-law to an aggressive brain tumour is taking on the challenge of running the London Marathon to raise funds for research into the disease.

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Commuters face traffic chaos as Beast from the East hits Bedfordshire

Commuters face traffic chaos as Beast from the East hits Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire commuters have been struggling to work today after the Beast from the East finally hit the county.

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Hospital merger: Politicians react

Bedfordshire’s politicians have given their thoughts about the delays to the merger between Bedford and Luton hospitals.

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Tell your NHS story

Bedfordshire residents asked to share their stories on why they love the NHS

Two Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are inviting local people to share their stories about why they love the NHS.

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Bedford and Luton hospitals merger delay: A quick guide

Hospital bosses have announced that the proposed merger between Bedford and Luton will not make its expected April 1 date.

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BREAKING: Bedford-Luton hospitals merger delayed because of finances

Plans to merge Bedford Hospital with Luton & Dunstable will not make their April 1 deadline.

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Moggie Bella’s escapade is hard to swallow

Moggie Bella’s escapade is hard to swallow

A Luton vets surgery had a bit if a surprise when it x-rayed a pet moggie.

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BMI St Edmunds Hospital has scored 98.9 per cent in a patient satisfaction survey

Patients give high scores to BMI St Edmunds Hospital

Patients at BMI St Edmunds Hospital, in St Mary’s Square, have given it the thumbs up.

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NHS Trust has ‘made improvements’ after deaths in Bedfordshire

NHS Trust has ‘made improvements’ after deaths in Bedfordshire

A report by the Care Quality Commission has judged that the main provider of mental health services in Bedfordshire is improving after four unexpected deaths.

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Share why you love the NHS

Share why you love the NHS

Two Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are inviting local people to share their stories about why they love the NHS.

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