Latest news stories from ELHT

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

15 October 2018
ELHT celebrates Allied Health Professionals

To mark AHP day, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust will be recognising the amazing work carried out by our Allied Health Professionals.

8 October 2018
Two primary school children help their local NHS spread a very important message

Pupils at Lower Darwen Primary School and are helping spread the message to use a tissue to catch coughs and sneezes, then to bin the tissues and to kill the germs by washing hands.

28 September 2018
Look Good Feel Better introduce make-up workshops for women living with cancer

On the 26 September national cancer support charity, Look Good Feel Better, launched their 107th Workshop location at Burnley General Teaching Hospital - offering free skincare and make-up support to local women living with cancer.

Posted: 27 September 2018
Grateful family donate iPads in memory of beloved husband and father

The family and friends of Burnley man, Tom Macadam, who sadly passed away and had previously benefitted from treatment at BGTH have generously donated to provide new iPads for use by East Lancashire Hospitals’ cancer nurse specialists.

Posted: 26 September 2018
Specialist hospital teams rewarded with ‘Employee of the Month’

The Hospital Sterilisation and Decontamination Unit (HSDU) teams at Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital (RBTH) and Burnley General Teaching Hospital (BGTH) have won ‘Employee of the Month’ award for August.

Posted: 25 September 2018
Hospital social care partnership nominated for national award

A scheme to improve support for East Lancashire Hospital patients who may need therapy and social care support upon discharge has been nominated for a prestigious national award.

Posted: 21 September 2018
NICU Receives Generous Donation

Staff from the EG Group visited the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Burnley General Teaching Hospital to see the equipment bought from their recent generous donation of over £60,000.