Latest news stories from ELHT

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

23 September 2021
Our A&E is “high performing” in challenging circumstances

Our Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department at Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital has been highly praised by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine for its performance, whilst managing extremely high attendances and challenges caused by the COVID 19 pandemic.

15 September 2021
A focus on World Patient Safety Day

This year’s World Patient Safety Day is dedicated to the need to prioritise and address safety in maternal and newborn care.

10 September 2021
Rise in children’s respiratory infections across East Lancashire

Paediatric experts at ELHT have warned that a rise in cases of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), which can cause bronchiolitis in infants and children, has hit the community earlier than expected.

Posted: 2 September 2021
ELHT shortlisted twice for national awards
Posted: 2 September 2021
Trust welcomes new Chief Executive

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has welcomed their new Interim Chief Executive Martin Hodgson.

Posted: 31 August 2021
Hospital Trust Chairman pays tribute to Chief Executive Kevin McGee

The Chairman of East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, Professor Eileen Fairhurst has today paid tribute to Kevin McGee as he leaves his post as Chief Executive of the Trust.

Posted: 31 August 2021
NHS Improvement Reappoints Chairman

NHS Improvement has confirmed the reappointment of Professor Eileen Fairhurst as the Chairman of East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust for a further two year period from
1 February 2022.