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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: 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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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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Breastfeeding Peer Supporters volunteer to help new mums

Breastfeeding Peer Supporters volunteer to help new mums

The Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (L&D) has recruited 12 volunteers to support new mums with breastfeeding. The Breastfeeding Peer Supporters, who breastfed their own babies, have recently undertaken 12...

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Ward 10 renamed to recognise the outstanding support former L&D consultant gave junior doctors

Ward 10 renamed to recognise the outstanding support former L&D consultant gave junior doctors

A former L&D doctor has made a generous donation to the hospital in support of the fantastic work staff do for patients and as recognition of the invaluable support he...

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Luton Town Supporters Trust donates to L&D baby unit

Luton Town Supporters Trust donates to L&D baby unit

Luton Town Supporters Trust chose the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit’s (NICU) Parents Accommodation as their Charity of the Year and kick started their fundraising with a big event on World...

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Long service awards celebrated at the Luton Hoo

Long service awards celebrated at the Luton Hoo

11th April 2019 Last week we were delighted to celebrate the long service of 23 members of staff at the Luton Hoo. There was a combined 655 years service between...

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We are looking for volunteers to take part in a clinical trial for Parkinson’s Disease

We are looking for volunteers to take part in a clinical trial for Parkinson’s Disease

5th April 2019 Have you been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease? Do you experience uncontrollable movements such as twitching, jerking or writhing? We are looking for...

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March’s issue of the Ambassador magazine is now available!

26th March 2019 Ambassador Magazine is designed to keep you in touch with what is going on at the L&D. We hope you enjoy reading it!...

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L&D is one step closer to becoming a nationally recognised Dementia Friendly hospital

L&D is one step closer to becoming a nationally recognised Dementia Friendly hospital

22nd March 2019 Luton Dementia Action Alliance visited the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (L&D) to present them with their dementia friendly certificates. This marks an important milestone for the...

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Long serving L&D volunteer wins national award

Long serving L&D volunteer wins national award

13th March 2019 Eileen McMahon, one of the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital’s (L&D) longest serving volunteers has been recognised for the outstanding contribution she makes to the community, winning...

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