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Communications team
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: Capital funding approved – joint statement from Luton & Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Bedford Hospital NHS Trust

“We are delighted to announce that we have received confirmation from the Department of Health and Social Care that £99.5m of capital funding has been approved which is fantastic news for our patients. “Cathy Jones, Deputy Chief Executive at Luton & Dunstable University Hospital said,...

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Minister of State for Health visits the L&D

Minister of State for Health visits the L&D

The Department of Health announced on Monday 5 August that it had approved £99.5m in capital funding to build a new Acute Services Block on the hospital site. We were...

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Capital funding approved – joint statement from Luton & Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Bedford Hospital NHS Trust

“We are delighted to announce that we have received confirmation from the Department of Health and Social Care that £99.5m of capital funding has been approved which is fantastic news...

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Meet our Acute and Emergency Medicine Therapy Team

Meet our Acute and Emergency Medicine Therapy Team

Our Acute and Emergency Medicine Therapy team now boasts a total of 20 therapists. Their aim is to provide highly skilled assessments and treatments to enable faster and safer decision...

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Appeal for furnishings to complete the L&D’s NICU Big Build

Appeal for furnishings to complete the L&D’s NICU Big Build

  Thanks to the extraordinary generosity of local traders, suppliers and volunteers, the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital’s NICU Big Build project is nearing completion, with just the kitting out...

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L&D celebrates first students to graduate from Youth Volunteering programme

L&D celebrates first students to graduate from Youth Volunteering programme

On Friday 5 July, the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (L&D) celebrated the graduation of its first student volunteers to take part in a new Youth Volunteering Programme. The L&D...

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Community Health and Wellbeing Event- Wednesday 10th July at 6.00pm-8.00pm

Community Health and Wellbeing Event- Wednesday 10th July at 6.00pm-8.00pm

Join us for our Community Health and Wellbeing Event on Wednesday 10th July between 6.00 and 8.00pm. You can drop in at any time! There will be lots of different...

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Bake Off to Take Off – L&D Helipad Appeal launches Cake-sale Pack alongside NHS Big Tea

Bake Off to Take Off – L&D Helipad Appeal launches Cake-sale Pack alongside NHS Big Tea

The Luton and Dunstable Hospital Charitable Fund has launched its Bake Off to Take Off initiative in aid of the hospital’s Helipad Appeal. A special downloadable cake-sale pack has been...

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“Luton is simply the best”

“Luton is simply the best”

“Luton is simply the best” – this is what the BBC had to say about the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (L&D) recently when it published an analysis of its...

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L&D volunteers honoured at Central Beds Cheering Volunteering Awards

L&D volunteers honoured at Central Beds Cheering Volunteering Awards

Many congratulations to two of our volunteers, Dianne Foyle and Pam Brown, who were highly commended in the Outstanding Contribution category at the fifth Central Bedfordshire Cheering Volunteering awards held...

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The Great and the Good come together to support the L&D’s 80th birthday fundraiser

The Great and the Good come together to support the L&D’s 80th birthday fundraiser

Business leaders from the region and beyond, members of the peerage, MPs from both sides of the House and friends of the hospital were just some of the many figures who...

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