Latest news stories from ELHT

Find out what’s been going on recently at the Trust. 

16 March 2023
East Lancashire doctor draws patient plaudits

A doctor from East Lancashire has been praised by his patients for the exceptional care he provides.

10 March 2023
Trust plans for industrial action by junior doctors

People in East Lancashire are being advised they may experience disruption to services next week during planned industrial action by the British Medical Association and Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association (HCSA).

9 March 2023
Significant disruption to health services expected during upcoming NHS industrial action

People living across Lancashire and South Cumbria are being urged to use health services appropriately ahead of NHS industrial action planned by junior doctors next week.

Posted: 9 March 2023
NHS staff survey results show East Lancashire Hospitals Trust is ‘great place to work’

Colleagues at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) overwhelmingly feel valued by their team, make a difference to patients and have opportunities to improve themselves, according to the results of a major poll.

Posted: 27 February 2023
‘Virtual wards’ prevent thousands of hospital admissions in East Lancashire and help to free-up much-needed beds

A community-based service launched by East Lancashire Hospital NHS Trust (ELHT) is giving patients the opportunity to be treated at home instead of being admitted to hospital.

Posted: 17 February 2023
A hospital without walls – online brain injury and stroke support scheme receives additional funding

An online brain injury support scheme to help brain injury and stroke survivors has been boosted with additional funding, enabling people across Lancashire and South Cumbria to continue accessing therapy and support from home.

Posted: 13 January 2023
Labour and birth programme development study online launch event - CHERISH

The CHERISH research project, that aims to improve outcomes for women giving birth without assistance, is hosting an online launch event on Friday, 20 January.