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Our aim is to improve health and social care services in Central Bedfordshire.

HW-ItStartsWithYou_LogoTo do this we need your feedback about local GP surgeries, hospitals, dentists, pharmacies, opticians, social care, emergency care and community based health teams. With this, we are able to inform, liaise, influence and, if necessary, challenge decisions and plans.

For all of this, we need your help!

Please help us by sharing your experiences of all or any of these services by clicking on the button below.

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Accessing dental care in Central Bedfordshire

Many people have reported struggling to access NHS dentistry for routine care because practices are either not taking on new NHS patients or have no available NHS appointments, and the pandemic has made this even more difficult. We would like to hear from you about your experience.

We would like to hear from you about your experience so we can share this information with key stakeholders and NHS England, to help influence improvements to accessing NHS dental services across Central Bedfordshire.

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The Leighton Buzzard Primary Care Network is excited to announce the opening this week of the Leighton Buzzard COVID-19 vaccination centre.

Covid vaccination

This will be based at the Leighton Buzzard Rugby Club on Stanbridge Road and will be a jointly run service by all three general practices in the town.

The site will be a mass vaccination centre for patients registered with a GP Practice in Leighton Buzzard.

All patients will be contacted by their Practice to arrange an appointment. These will be arranged in the government’s published priority order. Please do not contact your Practice or the Rugby Club to arrange an appointment.

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Giving children and Young People a voice

Investing in Children Membership

Young Healthwatch Central Bedfordshire gains Investing in Children Membership Award

Young Healthwatch Central Bedfordshire (YHWCB) are delighted to gain this recognition from Investing in Children.

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Like to learn more about Young Healthwatch?

If you are under 25, why not consider becoming a member of Young Healthwatch Central Bedfordshire? Get in touch for more information.

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Wheatfield Surgery

What do we get for our funding from this surgery now? More and more services being removed from here. Drs are nice if you actually out run the receptionists who do all they can to put obstacles in the

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Reception Highlands Surgery

The WORST reception service I have come across. You need more educated staff to mind the reception!!!

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saffron health biggleswade

It annoys me that they refuse to display their phone number when they phone, I do believe it is illegal not to show your phone no.

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Toddington Medical Centre

I was very unwell and could stop being sick. I phoned the surgery 3 times but was unable to get an appointment, eventually contacting 111 who then contacted the surgery, then I had to phone the surger

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I gave all my information to the person at the call centre, only to be told they would have to get a doctor to phone me to be able to help. I then had to go through everything again only to be told he

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Manor Hospital Biddenham

on 23-3-2019 i had a complete right hip replacement.the hospital was very nice with kind caring staff.unfortunatley the operation was not a success.the new hip joint came loose within a month and had

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Houghton Close Surgery

I had my annual flu jab on Saturday. It was held at Parkside Hall. It was very well organised with the entrance and exits on opposite sides of the building. On arrival in the main queue my temperature

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Flitwick
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Greensands Gamlingay Medical Centre

Cannot get through on phone for either repeat prescription or appt for blood tests -waited over hour and no answer!!!! Went on line -requested repeat prescription -had e mail confirming request – then

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