Bedford's Cauldwell Medical Centre joins East London NHS Foundation Trust

The contract was confirmed in January

By Holly Patel
Friday, 3rd April 2020, 10:37 am
Updated Friday, 3rd April 2020, 10:38 am

East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) has welcomed colleagues from Cauldwell Medical Centre in Bedford.

From Wednesday, April 1, the ELFT became is the provider of GP services from the practice after the contract was confirmed in January.

The Trust provides mental health, community health and addictions services in Bedfordshire.

Cauldwell Medical Centre in Bedford

Chief Executive Dr Navina Evans said: “We are delighted to welcome the Cauldwell team to the Trust.

“Our absolute priority in this moment is to provide them with the stability, resources, help and support they need – both for patient care and for their wellbeing - as we strive together to provide the best healthcare in circumstances none of us have experienced before.

“Beyond the COVID-19 emergency our Cauldwell colleagues and patients will be actively involved in shaping how we provide and improve care.

“The Trust strategy to deliver population health begins with our ability to support primary care to deliver joined up care with support from community, mental health, and voluntary sector partners.”

Dr Evans added the Trust is proud to increasingly support primary care.