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Sarah Newby
Head of Communications:
Sarah.Newby@ldh.nhs.uk
Direct line: 01582 497 458
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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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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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L&D’s Chief Medical Advisor awarded honorary membership of prestigious Professional Society

L&D’s Chief Medical Advisor awarded honorary membership of prestigious Professional Society

Dr Danielle B. Freedman, was awarded the honorary member of the Association of Clinical Biochemistry & Laboratory Medicine (ACB), a title given to people that made a distinguished contribution to...

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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...

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Management of Emergency Services at the UK’s top performing trust

Management of Emergency Services at the UK’s top performing trust

The Luton and Dunstable University Hospital’s A&E is renowned for its top performing Emergency Department, with over 95% of patients who attend being treated or admitted in less than four...

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L&D launch new Community Hub health centre in Luton town centre

L&D launch new Community Hub health centre in Luton town centre

          From the 4th June 2018, the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (L&D) will be relocating adult GP phlebotomy (blood tests) and anticoagulation phlebotomy services, Sexual...

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Nurses Day 2018 at the L&D

Nurses Day 2018 at the L&D

Nursing staff around the UK and beyond recently celebrated International Nurses’ Day 2018. The Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (L&D) recognised the hard work and dedication that nursing staff contribute...

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L&D staff recognised for outstanding commitment on International Day of the Midwife

L&D staff recognised for outstanding commitment on International Day of the Midwife

Each year, the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) celebrates achievements and highlights the importance of the hard work undertaken by the nation’s Midwives on International Day of the Midwife. ICM...

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