Archive for March, 2013

Mount Vernon gets £4.5 million radiotherapy upgrade

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

As part of its on-going, rolling modernisation programme, the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre has replaced two of its oldest linear accelerators with state-of-the-art TrueBeamTM machines. The new facilities, which are costing £3.7 million to create, are able to deliver intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), which provides patients with more accurate treatment than is possible with most […]

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Mount Vernon gets £4.5 million radiotherapy upgrade

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

As part of its on-going, rolling modernisation programme, the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre has replaced two of its oldest linear accelerators with state-of-the-art TrueBeamTM machines.

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St Neots area residents to benefit from Bedford’s new £1.5 million renal dialysis unit

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

New service being built in Bedford by the Trust will be support people needing renal dialysis living and working in the St Neots area of Cambridgeshire

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Wellingborough area residents to benefit from Bedford’s new £1.5 million renal dialysis unit

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

New service being built in Bedford by the Trust will be support people needing renal dialysis living and working in the Wellingborough area of Northamptonshire

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Construction starts on Lister’s new £18.6 million ward block

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

The Trust’s contractors – Integrated Health Projects – have started work on creating the Lister’s new £18.6 million 62-bed ward block that is being created at the front of the hospital’s £19 million emergency department extension that is already taking shape. The new services being created at the Lister, which also include a £20.5 million […]

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Construction starts on Lister’s new £18.6 million ward block

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Set to be ready by end 2014, new ward block will have 62 inpatient beds – of which half will be ensuite

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Trust staff report significant improvements following nationally run survey

Monday, March 4th, 2013

The results of this year’s annual NHS staff survey shows that those working for the Trust feel not only more engaged with the work that they do, their colleagues and the overall organisation compared to 2011, but also their level of engagement is better than the average score achieved by similar hospital groups across the country. This welcome news […]

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Lister and QEII hospitals served by new Roman Catholic chaplains

Monday, March 4th, 2013

At a special ceremony held in the Lister hospital’s chapel, the Right Reverend Bishop John Sherrington – the Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster – commissioned two new Roman Catholic chaplains to join the Trust’s chaplaincy team supporting patients at the Lister and QEII hospitals, as well as the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre. The new chaplains, Jacqueline […]

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