Latest news stories from ELHT

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

Posted: 13 August 2019
Prince’s Trust programme promises bright future in hospital services

Nine young adults from across East Lancashire have graduated with honours from the latest ‘Get Into Hospital’ work opportunity programme...

Posted: 12 August 2019
Paw-fect boost for Burnley staff and patients

Patients and staff on Ward 16 at Burnley General Teaching Hospital were thrilled....

Posted: 2 August 2019
Engineer hailed hero after hospital fire rescue

A young maintenance engineer who raised the alarm and rescued staff, visitors and vulnerable patients from a fire......

Posted: 1 August 2019
Local GP urges at-risk people to get vaccinated against Flu

An East Lancashire GP is urging vulnerable people to get vaccinated against flu this year as evidence of an unprecedented surge in flu cases in Australia may be heading our way.

Posted: 31 July 2019
Services awarded £10,000 extra funding in first Dragons’ Den

ELHT recently staged its very own Dragons’ Den style event, with five innovations successfully securing investment and five more promised support to achieve their potential.

Posted: 27 July 2019
‘Robotic surgeon’ and her patient cycle 170 miles to help people with head and neck cancer

Miss Naseem Ghazali, Oral & Maxillofacial Consultant and Head and Neck Surgeon, Anne Birtwell, Staff Nurse in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and Bob Hope, a former patient and cancer survivor, aim to raise £45,000 for ELHT&Me, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust’s official charity.

Posted: 25 July 2019
Patient technology innovation scoops national award

The digital revolution benefitting patients and staff at East Lancashire Hospitals has been recognised with a winning performance at the Public Sector Paperless Awards 2019.