Making the difference for patients and carers
“£1M for Bedford A&E” £1million appeal
Bedford Hospital Charity & Friends has an exciting new Appeal that will significantly improve the facilities available within our Accident & Emergency department at Bedford Hospital.
In addition to the £3.1M NHS Covid 19 funding to upgrade A&E we have been invited to enhance this provision by creating a brand new much needed dedicated Paediatric A&E department and providing a dedicated state-of-the-art CT scanner to be situated in the A&E department for shared use by both emergency and general hospital patients.DONATE
“The Bedford Big Thank You” campaign
We want to give “The Bedford Big Thank You” to all our hard working and dedicated NHS Staff at Bedford Hospital during this very challenging time. They are working day and night in the front-line caring for our family and friends whilst placing themselves at greater risk of catching the coronavirus. Whilst we clap our support each Thursday evening, we want to show even more support by providing our thanks in kind.DONATE
The Primrose Cars Service provides free transport to take patients for radiotherapy treatment from their homes to Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge. Every two to three years the Charity needs to raise funds to buy new, replacement cars in order to continue this valuable service for the people of BedfordDONATE
A brief history
The Friends of Bedford Hospital were formed at the inception of the NHS in 1946 and have joined forces with the Bedford Hospitals Charity so that there is now a single charity with a common aim. The Bedford Hospitals Charity was formed in 1988 with the specific purpose of refurbishing the old Nurses Home and has continued with a series of major projects including the £2.35million Primrose Appeal for a purpose-built Oncology Unit. To date the combined charities have raised well over £11 million for the Hospital.
Tina, a Primrose patient, raised over £800 for the Primrose Car Renewal Appeal by walking 64 miles of Hadrian’s Wall in four days.Read more
Crane Fund for Widows and Children
Here we see Gordon Beeden and Mike Hurst (representing The Hospital Charity) receiving $5000 from The Crane Fund for Widows and Children.Read more
Ciro Ciampi’s 40th
Three events in three days over the 23-25 September -The Sharnbrook 10th Anniversary & Ciro’s 40th Birthday Fundraiser Ball, Ciro’s 40th Birthday ExtravaGANGSTER & Charity Funday Sunday with Supercar Dreamrides – raising £11,435 for the Primrose Unit Bedford Hospital.Read more