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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: L&D hospital services rated ‘good’ by CQC

Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has maintained its ‘Good’ rating by the Care Quality Commission following inspection visits in August and September 2018, with all services now judged ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’. The report, being published tomorrow, focused on re-inspecting four of the...

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Stephen Hammond MP visits the L&D

Stephen Hammond MP visits the L&D

The Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (L&D) were delighted to welcome Stephen Hammond MP to the hospital to talk to staff and for a tour of the Emergency Department and...

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Third MRI scanner suite opens at the L&D

Third MRI scanner suite opens at the L&D

Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (L&D) was delighted to welcome the Mayor of Luton, Councillor Naseem Ayub, to the official opening of its MRI suite transformation at the end of...

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On 14 February 2019 the L&D celebrates its 80th birthday!!

On 14 February 2019 the L&D celebrates its 80th birthday!!

Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (L&D) is gearing up to celebrate its 80th birthday on 14 February and the local community is invited to join in the preparations and celebrations....

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L&D volunteer shortlisted for Unsung Hero Award

L&D volunteer shortlisted for Unsung Hero Award

One of the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital’s (L&D) longest serving volunteers, Eileen McMahon, has been shortlisted for an Unsung Hero Award in the Lifetime Service category. Eileen has been...

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Paul Young opens new Pre-Assessment Unit at the L&D

Paul Young opens new Pre-Assessment Unit at the L&D

Luton pop legend Paul Young came to officially open the new Pre-operative Assessment Unit at the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (L&D), much to the delight of staff.  Paul told staff...

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The L&D welcomed ten New Year’s Day babies!

The L&D welcomed ten New Year’s Day babies!

The L&D welcomed ten New Year babies on January 1st 2019. A special congratulations to the 10 families who celebrated the safe arrival of their baby on New Year’s Day....

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Christmas Day cheer with nine babies born at the L&D

Christmas Day cheer with nine babies born at the L&D

A special congratulations to the nine families from Luton who celebrated the arrival of their babies at the L&D on Christmas Day. Sophia Kvalitiene was the first to arrive at...

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Call NHS 111 if you have an urgent medical concern

Call NHS 111 if you have an urgent medical concern

NHS 111 is much more than a helpline – if you’re worried about an urgent medical concern, you can call 111 to speak to a fully trained adviser. Depending on...

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Helping you stay well this winter

Helping you stay well this winter

Winter conditions can be seriously bad for our health, especially if you are aged 65 or older, or have a long-term health condition. Cold weather can make existing health problems...

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L&D hospital services rated ‘good’ by CQC

L&D hospital services rated ‘good’ by CQC

Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has maintained its ‘Good’ rating by the Care Quality Commission following inspection visits in August and September 2018, with all services now...

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