Latest news stories from ELHT

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

3 July 2020
72 years of the NHS - what we are doing to mark the occasion

The NHS has been providing free at the point of access care for 72 years. This year, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems even more poignant to mark the occasion. Here we highlight what activities are going on this weekend.

3 July 2020
Top flu fighters! Best in country!

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) is celebrating following the announcement that they are once again the top Acute Trust in the country for staff flu vaccination uptake.

2 July 2020
Local biscuit company launches tasty "thank you" to the NHS

Local biscuit company, Farmhouse Biscuits, have rebranded their classic mild ginger biscuits to say “Thank You NHS” to health service staff following the COVID-19 pandemic. 10p from every packet sold will be donated to ELHT&Me, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust’s official charity.

Posted: 22 June 2020
PRIDE week

PRIDE - Day 1: As part of PRIDE month, ELHT are hosting a PRIDE awareness week. There will be daily messages posted here so keep checking back!

Posted: 22 June 2020
Princes Trust partnership brings local hospital job opportunities to young people

ELHT is delighted to have been able to offer employment to 12 out of 14 unemployed young people who took part in an innovative new programme that began before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold.

Posted: 19 June 2020
Mobile testing units deployed in East Lancashire

There will be COVID-19 mobile testing units in the region between 21 - 24 June.

Posted: 15 June 2020
Updated information on visiting and face coverings for hospitals in Lancashire and South Cumbria

Due to the ongoing risks associated with coronavirus (COVID-19), visiting at hospitals across Lancashire and South Cumbria will remain temporarily suspended.