Latest news stories from ELHT

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18 June 2021
System Wide Perfect Week 21-25 June, 2021

Next week, between Monday, 21 June and Friday, 25 June, we will be working with our Health and care partners across Lancashire and South Cumbria to run a ‘Perfect Week’ initiative.

15 June 2021
ELHT statement on industrial action
1 June 2021
Local Singer Songwriter finds true calling as a COVID hero during pandemic

A well-known singer has today spoken of how a second job designed to prop up his income during Covid has made him discover a love of healthcare that he now doesn’t want to leave.

Posted: 27 May 2021
Please help reduce pressure on local A&E plea from East Lancashire clinicians

The Emergency Team at Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital today renewed their plea to local people to help them reduce pressure on A&E in the run-up to the Bank Holiday weekend.

Posted: 27 May 2021
Congratulations to Michael Corbett, ELHT’s May employee of the month

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust’s Employee of the Month accolade for May has been awarded to Michael Corbett

Posted: 24 May 2021
ELHT paves the way in treating head and neck cancer with ground-breaking reconstructive surgery

Surgeons at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust have today announced that they have successfully treated a number of complex head, neck and oral cancers through ground-breaking microsurgery in the last year.

Posted: 13 May 2021
Celebrating National Operating Department Practitioner's Day

Today is National Operating Department Practitioner’s Day, so to celebrate we spoke to some of our amazing ODP’s to hear more about their role at ELHT, how their working life changed when they were redeployed during Covid-19 and what it is about their job they love.