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Proposed changes to Bedford and Milton Keynes hospitals revealed

The proposals will now be sent out for further consultation. Credit: ITV Anglia.

A review into the future of health services in Bedford and Milton Keynes Hospital has issued a series of proposals for further consultation.

Health bosses want to see Bedford hospital continue to supply A&E services and intensive care but maternity services moved to Milton Keynes hospital.

Milton Keynes would become a major emergency centre. The proposals will now be sent out for further consultation.

Council hopes to have come up with a 'sustainable plan' for hospital's future

Bedford Hospital. Credit: Press Association.

A report into the future of Bedford Hospital will be published later today.

It has been put together by the borough council which believes it has come up with a sustainable plan for the site's future.

The report was commissioned following concerns the latest review of healthcare in both Bedford and Milton Keynes hospital could see the hospital lose services like A&E maternity and paediatrics.


Funding awarded for research into child PTSD

The UEA hope to help those who've experienced domestic abuse.

Scientists at the University of East Anglia have been awarded three quarters of a milllion pounds to research therapies for children affected by post-traumatic stress disorder.

The research will look at ways of helping youngsters who have been through experiences like abuse of domestic violence have better mental health.


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