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Luton NHS Clinic

The Luton and Dunstable hospital is an acute hospital based in the south east of England within an hour’s commute of the centre of London and half an hour to the Chiltern Hills. The hospital is a specialist teaching hospital which provides the full range of orthopaedic services and is part of the Bedfordshire hospitals NHS foundation trust. Our off-site rehab department contains the prosthetics department which treats a wide range of adult and paediatric lower limb amputees with full onsite workshop, gait assessment equipment including a 2 metre pressure plate and the Rodan CAD system for production of digital models. The orthotic department services both inpatient and outpatient clinics and treats an expansive range of conditions including neuromuscular and MSK paediatrics, adult neuro and general lower limb and spinal orthotics. The centre has a full multi-disciplinary team working within it including  physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nursing, rehabilitation consultant, rehab engineer and psychology and provides treatment for the whole of Bedfordshire, north Hertfordshire and parts of east Buckinghamshire and north-west Essex. 

Our orthotic clinics are also held at the following locations:

  • Castle Street MSK
  • Lady Zia School
  • Glenwood School

Visitor Instructions

The Luton and Dunstable hospital is located next to Junction 11 of the M1 motorway, between the towns of Luton and Dunstable. Main entrances to the hospital are on the Lewsey Road which is accessible from Dunstable Road.

Bus: Direct routes- Arriva and Centrabus both have routes that stop at the L&D Hospital. Centrabus runs route number X31 between Luton Station/Town Centre and Flitwick, Toddington and Milton Keynes. The X31 service stops next to the hospital on Dunstable Road.

The following Arriva buses stop next to the hospital on Dunstable Road, Lewsey Road or Calnwood Road: 7, 8, 31 and 38 from Luton and Dunstable.

60 Luton to Studham

61 Luton Airport to Aylesbury via Tring

69 Luton station/ town centre to Leighton Buzzard

70 Luton station/ town centre to Milton Keynes

Train; the nearest station is Leagrove which is approximately 1.5 miles from the hospital. Leagrove is served by First Capital Connect. Luton’s main railway station is approximately 4 miles away from the Hospital in Luton Town Centre.

Road: M1 from North: Exit at junction 11. Follow the signs from the A505 to Dunstable, keep to the right hand lane on the three lane roundabout and leave at the third exit joining the right hand lane of the A505 to Dunstable. Take the first right turn onto Lewsey Road.

M1 from South/London: Exit at Junction 11. Take the first exit at the roundabout signposted A505 Dunstable. On the dual carriageway join the right hand lane as soon as possible. Take the first right onto Lewsey Road.

Dunstable town centre: (A505 Eastbound) follow the A505 West, signposted to Luton. At the Tesco store roundabout go straight ahead.

Luton Town Centre: (A505 Westbound): Follow the A505, signposted to Dunstable. Continue on the A505 until you approach the roundabout at the M1 junction 11. Take the second exit at the roundabout, still on the A505 dual carriageway to Dunstable. Get into the right hand lane and take the first right onto Lewsey Road.