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Bedford Hospital says its carrying out a full investigation into the death of a pensioner who caught an infection while having chemotherapy for cancer.
The family of Diane Lorraine believe the treatment she received at Bedford Hospital was partly responsible for her death.
Diane's husband says she was placed next to a patient with a chest infection, which he believes she contracted leading to her death.
The hospital says "patient safety is of the highest importance" and that they are currently carrying out a full internal investigation which has involved meeting with the family to listen to, and discuss, their complaint.
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Two nurses from Cambridge and Bedford have been invited to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday.
Lucy Andrews and Vicky Amiss-Smith will be donning their best frocks and heading to watch the ceremony in a special area of Windsor Castle.
They're part of an invited group of people who work for charities that are important to the royal couple.
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Six million pounds will be spent on improving a 'healthcare' hub at Bedford Hospital.
Gilbert Hitchcock House will be refurbished to help ease demand on the hospital.
It's hoped the hub will also be able to support the growing population of Bedford.
The funding will also be used join three GP practices together, alongside community, mental health and specialist services.
This investment has been long sought and is very good news.
I am pleased for those GPs who inspired this and welcome the Government pulling these services together. As I recall from my time as Minister in the Department of Health, it is a long standing aim to improve GP practices, and this is an important investment in our local NHS services.
A pedestrian who died in a crash on Needwood Road, Bedford, yesterday (Wednesday, 28 February) has been named.
William Joseph Corrigan, 36, of Bedford, was involved in a collision with a vehicle at around 2.10pm and was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
William Joseph was a loving husband, dad, son and brother. He loved his music, was a gifted banjo player. He was hugely popular in the local area and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
“I’m appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident, or who saw the vehicle in the area before, or after, the collision, to get in touch to help us establish what happened.
"It is a tragedy when someone loses their life as a result of a road traffic collision and our thoughts are with Mr Corrigan’s family at this time.”
A man has been arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving and remains in police custody for questioning.
Anyone with information is asked to use the Bedfordshire Police online reporting centre, or call on 101 quoting Operation Cathedral.
A man has died after being hit by a vehicle in Bedford.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene on Charnwood Avenue yesterday afternoon.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
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Police are appealing for people to be extra vigilant after a series of knifepoint robberies in Bedford.
Luckily only one person suffered minor injuries as three men made off with wallets, cash and even a bike.
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