22 March 2021

The Trust’s dedicated Macmillan Palliative Care Team in Bedfordshire have been nominated for a community award. 

The team, part of Bedfordshire Community Health Services (BCHS), are shortlisted in the Bedford Independent Everyday Heroes Awards – Covid Hero (organisation or business) category. 

The awards are being held to recognise the incredible efforts made by the people of Bedford during the pandemic. 

The Macmillan Palliative Care Team provide support to patients with cancer and other conditions in community settings in palliative and end of life situations.  

They have been described as a key link during the pandemic between the patients and their GPs and hospital teams, ensuring their care is streamlined.  

“They are quite simply amazing,” said their nomination. 

The winners will be announced on March 25, 2021 at 7:30pm on the Bedford Independent website, Facebook Page and YouTube channel.