Please do not book a GP appointment or attend your GP Practice if you have symptoms associated with coronavirus including a new continuous cough and a high temperature. Click here for for further information. All appointments booked at BEDOC will be telephone triaged before you are invited to attend the surgery. There are no walk in appointments available. Contact your own surgery to book an appointment. 

Previous BEDOC Contracts

BEDOC is a not for profit social enterprise, providing patient appointments for  primary care services across Bedfordshire.  BEDOC manage the Extended Access contract very successfully across Bedfordshire providing patient appointments 365 days a year across the area from several different sites.  We are also supporting several Primary Care Networks with Extended Hours GP services and appointments .    BEDOC is also providing support with  the new additional roles that Primary Care Networks are able to introduce to support patients in the GP surgeries. 

BEDOC has successfully delivered on a number of contracts since 2004:

  • Bedford area GP Out of Hours Service 2004 – 2016: A highly regarded, responsive service with local GPs and nurses providing the care
  • Complex Care Team 2012 -2019: An innovative, multidisciplinary team proving pro-active and preventative care to care home and nursing home patients in Bedford and Ivel Valley localities
  • Winter Pressures day time Home Visiting service: taking much needed pressure off practices
  • Set up 
  • Caretaking of a newly merged GP practice 2017 - 2019: BEDOC supported a closing GP practice in new premises for nearly 2 years
  • WHZAN 2018-2019:  Introduction of Remote monitoring service for care home
  • Hydration Pilot 2017: Reducing UTI admissions
  • Falls training 2016Providing falls training  to prevent falls in care home residents to staff in local care homes
  • Education and resource website for care homes 2016-2019: