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

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

Marc Heley
Interim Communications Manager/Press Officer
Marc.Heley@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: Exciting new job opportunities at the L&D

The L&D are taking a new approach to providing care for its medical patients, called Needs Based Care. The aim is to place all patients on a ward based on their medical needs and not their age. This will ensure that they have the most...

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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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L&D Volunteer recognised by the Pope for outstanding 30 year commitment

L&D Volunteer recognised by the Pope for outstanding 30 year commitment

Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (L&D) volunteer Bernadette Lana – Roman Catholic visitor and Eucharistic Minister since the 1980s has been presented with the honorary Benemerenti Medal for her services...

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Local fundraisers help raise cash for vital scanner

Local fundraisers help raise cash for vital scanner

Working with the Luton and Dunstable Hospital’s (L&D) Charitable Fund, Charity Ambassador Denise Coates along with the help of Lisa Scheder and Challney Girl’s school, combined their efforts to raise...

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Exceptional care provided by the L&D inspires runners to take on this year’s London Marathon

Exceptional care provided by the L&D inspires runners to take on this year’s London Marathon

Exceptional care provided by the L&D inspires runners to take on this year’s London Marathon Four dedicated locals have taken on the life-changing challenge of training towards completing this year’s...

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Luton and Dunstable Hospital introduces patient/pet interaction sessions with Jaz the Red Setter

Luton and Dunstable Hospital introduces patient/pet interaction sessions with Jaz the Red Setter

The Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (L&D) has welcomed its newest member of staff – Jaz the Red Setter. As part of its ongoing commitment to improve patient experience, the...

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L&D embarks on mission to promote community healthy eating

L&D embarks on mission to promote community healthy eating

The Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (L&D) have introduced a number of changes to promote healthy eating for patients and staff. The aim is to reduce sugar and fatty food...

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