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If you have a media enquiry please email pressenquiry@ldh.nhs.ukor call 01582 497 408 and we will get back to you. If you have a media enquiry out of hours (i.e. before 9am, after 5pm or at weekends) and it is urgent, please call the hospital switchboard on 01582 491 166 and ask to speak to the Duty Press Officer.

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communications@ldh.nhs.uk or call 01582 497 408.

Communications team
Sarah Newby
Head of Communications:
Sarah.Newby@ldh.nhs.uk
Direct line: 01582 497 458
Working hours: 9am to 5pm, Mon – Wed only

Mariane Covington
Communications Manager/Press Officer
Mariane.Covington@ldh.nhs.uk
Direct line: 01582 497 408
Working hours: 9am to 5pm, Mon – Fri

Courteney Black
Internal and Digital Communications Officer
Courteney.Black@ldh.nhs.uk
Working hours: 9am to 5pm Mon – Fri

Latest News

Featured: Changes to Maternity car parking from 25th June

As part of our ongoing commitment to delivering the best possible patient care, we are building a new on-site Endoscopy Decontamination Unit. Work will begin on Monday 25th June for approximately six months. The new unit will allow us to see more patients quicker and...

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Renowned artist donates pictures to Ward 19

Renowned artist donates pictures to Ward 19

15 October 2018 Renowned artist Albany Wiseman has donated three beautiful limited edition lithographs to the Luton & Dunstable University Hospital. Mr Wiseman, from the Leagrave area of Luton and...

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Superb new facilities for young cancer patients

Superb new facilities for young cancer patients

5th October 2018 Thanks to a huge fundraising effort from the local community and other donors, children receiving treatment for cancer at the Luton & Dunstable University Hospital (L&D) will...

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The HELP Appeal make an incredible donation towards our Helipad Appeal

The HELP Appeal make an incredible donation towards our Helipad Appeal

12th September 2018 The hospital today received an incredible £500,000 donation from the HELP Appeal towards it’s Helipad Appeal. HELP Appeal have generously donated £2.5 million in total towards the...

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Our Limb Fitting team are working to transform patients’ lives

Our Limb Fitting team are working to transform patients’ lives

The L&D hospital is home to many services and professions often overlooked by the headlines. Today we focus on the work of our Limb Fitting centre and speak to Dr...

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Palliative Care Consultant awarded the Top Teacher Award 2017-2018

Palliative Care Consultant awarded the Top Teacher Award 2017-2018

We are pleased to announce that Dr Nicholas Herodotou, a Consultant in Palliative Care at the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital, has been awarded the Top Teacher Award 2017-18 by...

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Meet our Cardiology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Meet our Cardiology Clinical Nurse Specialist

The L&D’s Cardiology Department has a new Clinical Nurse Specialist; Charlotte Bateman told us about her journey to this busy patient-facing job. I have been with the L&D since my...

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Why is Clinical Coding so important?

Why is Clinical Coding so important?

The NHS is a beautifully complex machine, of which frontline staff are generally the most visible and known part. Many other essential roles, however, are not often in the spotlight,...

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Free WiFi available at the L&D

We are delighted to announce the L&D now has FREE WIFI for staff, visitors and patients. This is part of NHS Digital’s vision to provide free wireless access across health...

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Our Freedom to Speak Up Guardian

Our Freedom to Speak Up Guardian

Patients are at the heart of everything we here at the L&D and we encourage all staff to raise any concerns they may have. This is to make a difference...

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Great turnout to the MAMMA event

Great turnout to the MAMMA event

Over a hundred visitors braved a very hot evening and turned up for our second ever Maternity open day. Although the event overlapped with a football World Cup semi-final, many...

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