Latest news stories from ELHT

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

Posted: 24 May 2021
ELHT paves the way in treating head and neck cancer with ground-breaking reconstructive surgery

Surgeons at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust have today announced that they have successfully treated a number of complex head, neck and oral cancers through ground-breaking microsurgery in the last year.

Posted: 13 May 2021
Celebrating National Operating Department Practitioner's Day

Today is National Operating Department Practitioner’s Day, so to celebrate we spoke to some of our amazing ODP’s to hear more about their role at ELHT, how their working life changed when they were redeployed during Covid-19 and what it is about their job they love.

Posted: 13 May 2021
Accelerating care across Lancashire and South Cumbria

We are delighted to be working together with Blackpool Teaching Hospital NHS FT, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS FT, Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS FT and University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS FT to make some very big inroads in our collective waiting lists over the next three months.

Posted: 12 May 2021
"I go home every day knowing I've made someone happy"

This International Nurses Day, we spoke to Ayesha Shah, a Junior Sister at Pendle Community Hospital, about what it means for her to be able to give back to the community she grew up in.

Posted: 10 May 2021
Congratulations to Laura Moores, ELHT’s employee of the month

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust’s Employee of the Month accolade for April has been awarded to Laura Moores.

Posted: 7 May 2021
Maple Team is another branch to community midwifery services

Parents-to-be across East Lancashire with pre-existing diabetes, or diabetes developed during pregnancy, are now benefitting from a new specialist community team run by East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust.

Posted: 28 April 2021
Trust’s ‘Emergency Care Village’ dream moves closer

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust is delighted to have completed the latest phase of work towards realising an ambitious vision of developing an ‘Emergency Care Village’ to provide a more streamlined service for patients.