We provide high quality healthcare services primarily to the residents of East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen, which have a combined population in the region of 530,000.
As the darkest evenings approach this winter, we are reminded how important it is to take care of our mental wellbeing. One of our Foundation Year (FY2) Doctors, Bethan Gay talks about the new found strength she has found by seeking support when she needed it the most in this inspiring blog.
When Darren Niman experienced a strange sensation in his left eye, his optometrist referred him immediately to Burnley General Teaching Hospital for surgery which saved his eyesight
Raising a child with complex long-term conditions is not easy. One mum tells of how the care and support provided by the Children’s Ward has taken the worry out of the future.
Katrina Krakowska, 32, lives in Colne with her two daughters Vanessa, eight and baby Kaya who was born on Valentine’s Day this year
After being diagnosed with the progressive muscle wasting condition Motor Neurone Disease (MND) in 2016, grandad Tony Plant reveals how he has “banked” his voice so he can still communicate in a recognisable way with his family after he loses it.
Coming to terms with a sudden, chronic illness and overcoming the many challenges it presents is made easier when NHS staff are “friendly, warm and professional”