Latest news stories from ELHT

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

22 January 2021
Lisa is ELHT’s first employee of the month for 2021

Lisa is ELHT’s first employee of the month for 2021

19 January 2021
£3m investment in new MRI scanners for Burnley General Teaching Hospital

Patients across East Lancashire are now reaping the benefits of two new, state of the art MRI scanners that have been installed at Burnley General Teaching Hospital.

19 January 2021
Nurse striving for disability inclusion wins Chief Nursing Officer award

A respiratory nurse at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has been awarded a silver Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) award for her work to make nursing a career of choice for people with disabilities, particularly those with hearing impairment or deafness.

Posted: 14 January 2021
Reflections of a Chaplain; in the darkest moments…

Blog post by Chaplain and Counsellor, David Anderson BEM, from East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust.

Posted: 13 January 2021
This is everyone’s problem says hospital Chief in latest interview

Kevin McGee, who is Joint Chief Executive of East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust and Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, also chairs the Lancashire and South Cumbria group monitoring activity in hospitals across the patch has outlined the true extent of the challenge faced by the NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria and called on everyone in the community to help by following the restrictions in place.

Posted: 8 January 2021
Temporary suspension of minor injuries services at Accrington Victoria Community Hospital

Local health bosses have announced that they will be suspending the provision of services at the minor injuries unit at Accrington Victoria Community Hospital.

Posted: 6 January 2021
Macmillan Pod still open

People living with cancer in Pennine Lancashire can still access vital information and support from a dedicated team at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust.