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Bedford and Luton hospitals merger delay: A quick guide

Hospital bosses have announced that the proposed merger between Bedford and Luton will not make its expected April 1 date.

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BREAKING: Bedford-Luton hospitals merger delayed because of finances

Plans to merge Bedford Hospital with Luton & Dunstable will not make their April 1 deadline.

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Duke of Kent opens £8.5m academic centre for students at Milton Keynes Hospital

An £8.5m academic centre for medical students was opened by the Duke of Kent at Milton Keynes Hospital this week.

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Mum takes Milton Keynes Hospital to court for ‘clinicial negligence’ that left daughter with ‘lifelong damage’

Mum takes Milton Keynes Hospital to court for ‘clinicial negligence’ that left daughter with ‘lifelong damage’

A mother is taking Milton Keynes Hospital to court for compensation over ‘lifelong damage’ caused to her daughter due to her traumatic birth.

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Blindfold Terry Siggins with running guide Paul

Join Terry’s Long Good Friday Marathon in Milton Keynes

Running man Terry Siggins is a glutton for punishment– this year taking on the double challenge of both the London and his own Long Good Friday marathon.

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Patient Satisfaction results released for Saxon Clinic in Milton Keynes

Feedback from patients at BMI The Saxon Clinic in Milton Keynes has shown that 98.7% of those who received care there would recommend the hospital to their family and friends.

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Hearing Dogs for Deaf People to attend Milton Keynes Dons match on Saturday

The Milton Keynes branch of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People will be at The MK Dons v Charlton match on Saturday, raising funds for the Milton Keynes branch of the UK charity, which trains clever dogs to alert deaf people or those with impaired hearing, to sounds which they have difficulty in hearing or cannot hear at all.

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Heart charity appeals for people in Milton Keynes to help beat heart disease

Heart charity appeals for people in Milton Keynes to help beat heart disease

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is calling on the people of Milton Keynes to help accelerate the fight against heart disease by joining the Milton Keynes community volunteer group in the local area.

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Local pharmacy chain rescues pharmacy closure in Milton Keynes

Local pharmacy chain rescues pharmacy closure in Milton Keynes

Lloyds Pharmacy in Stantonbury was due to close at the end of January - a decision taken by the Lloyds head office following severe cuts of dispensing fees.

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Daisy the Milton Keynes ‘doctor dog’ dies after a lifetime spent sniffing out cancer on humans

Daisy the Milton Keynes ‘doctor dog’ dies after a lifetime spent sniffing out cancer on humans

A remarkable doggy ‘doctor’ who sniffed out the early signs of cancer on humans has sadly died at the age of 13 after a short illness.

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Carrie Pearl with her son

Knee op mum from Milton Keynes had a mountain to climb for her son’s birthday

A woman who struggled to take her son on a short walk to school has celebrated the success of a partial knee replacement by reaching the summit of Mount Snowdon with him for his eighth birthday.

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Toys are donated to MK Hospital children' s ward

Toy donation cheers patients on children’s ward at MK Hospital

A toy company has donated over £1,000 worth of its award-winning building sets to the children’s ward at Milton Keynes University Hospital.

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ECG partners with Milton Keynes Hospital charity

ECG partners with Milton Keynes Hospital charity

Medical training company ECG has adopted Milton Keynes Hospital Charity as their charity of the year.

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‘Dissatisified’ GPs resign at one of Milton Keynes’ biggest surgeries

Health bosses deny there is any danger of “imminent” closure of a huge city GP surgery that is losing almost half its doctors.

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Milton Keynes mum climbs new heights with her new knee

Milton Keynes mum climbs new heights with her new knee

A woman who struggled to take her son on a ten minute walk to school has celebrated the success of her partial knee replacement by reaching the summit of Mount Snowdon with him for his eighth birthday.

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Man-flu: women just don't get it...

Speak to your pharmacist to stay well this winter, Milton Keynes residents urged

Health leaders in Milton Keynes are urging patients to visit their local pharmacist this winter for advice on common health complaints in order to help family doctors spend more time with seriously ill patients.

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Staff at Green Star Energy with corporate fundraiser Michaela Clark

Big Christmas Give Appeal raises £10,000 for hospital wards in Milton Keynes

The Big Christmas Give Appeal, launched by Milton Keynes Hospital Charity in December, has smashed its £10,000 target.

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Imogen Smith, left and Matilda Legh

School friends raise funds for The Bus Shelter charity to help homeless in Milton Keynes

School pals Matilda Legh Green and Imogen Smith, have been raising money for the homeless after being asked to write a Christmas poem at school.

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Jeremy Corbyn at MK Hospital

Jeremy Corbyn vows to end hospital car parking charges and pause overhaul of healthcare services

Jeremy Corbyn met patients, staff and boss at MK Hospital on Thursday, before making his pledge to scrap parking charges at hospitals across the UK.

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‘Secret’ spending by health leaders in Milton Keynes slammed as ‘toxic’

‘Secret’ spending by health leaders in Milton Keynes slammed as ‘toxic’

Labour council leaders have called for the city’s multi million pound NHS transformation project to be scrapped following claims that huge sums have been spent on “secretly” recruiting a consultancy firm from America.

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