Latest news stories from ELHT

Find out what’s been going on recently at 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.

Posted: 26 August 2021
East Lancashire Hospitals secures funding for New Alcohol Care Team

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) is pleased to announce that they have secured funding on behalf of the Pennine Lancashire Integrated Care Partnership to establish an Alcohol Care Team in Pennine Lancashire.

Posted: 23 August 2021
Road Traffic Incident on Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital Car Park

A road traffic incident has occurred on the service road leading to the car park on the Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital site at approximately 10am today.

Posted: 20 August 2021
Our Maternity Services are gold standard, again!
Posted: 19 August 2021
Take a virtual tour around our Muslim Prayer Room!

The Muslim Prayer Room in our Spiritual Care Centre, based at Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital, has had the full ‘Google Maps’ treatment, with a new 360 degree virtual tour now available to view online.

Posted: 13 August 2021
Bon Appetite! ELHT Chefs cook up a storm at new NHS competition

Two Chef’s at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust have fought off competition to be crowned Regional NHS Chef of the Year at the first ever NHS Chef competition which was launched with the first heats in Newcastle this week.

Posted: 12 August 2021
Pancreatic Cancer Rapid Diagnostic Service shortlisted for top Macmillan award

We are delighted to announce that the Pancreatic Cancer Rapid Diagnostic Service (RDS) at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has been shortlisted for a Macmillan Professionals Excellence Award as recognition of their outstanding contribution to cancer services.