Latest news stories from ELHT

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

Posted: 5 November 2021
Pancreatic Cancer Rapid Diagnostic Service wins top Macmillan award

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust Pancreatic Cancer Rapid Diagnostic Service (RDS) has kickstarted November’s Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month with a win at the Macmillan Professionals Excellence Awards, as recognition of their outstanding contribution to cancer services.

Posted: 28 October 2021
The importance of acting F.A.S.T

Celebrating World Stroke Day, an opportunity to raise awareness of the serious nature and high rates of strokes and talk about ways in which we can reduce the burden of stroke through better public awareness of the risk factors and signs.

Posted: 28 October 2021
World Stroke Day: Don’t miss out on #PreciousTime

The NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria will be giving strong support to World Stroke Day – an annual opportunity to highlight the serious nature and high rate of strokes and spread awareness of the risk factors and signs.

Posted: 22 October 2021
Caring medical student rewarded with scholarship at ELHT

Halima Adam has been awarded the 2021/22 Mackenzie Scholarship

Posted: 22 October 2021
New digital record system to revolutionise maternity care for East Lancashire families

ELHT will be rolling out a new digital system for parents-to-be to register their pregnancy and access their care notes, from November 2021.

Posted: 15 October 2021
Black History Month - Meet Dunni

As part of Black History Month, Staff Nurse Oladunni Akinbulumo, better known as “Dunni” tells us about her experiences of being a black person within the ELHT Family.

Posted: 14 October 2021
Junior Doctor Chanelle is a storybook star!

Chanelle Smith, an FY1 currently based in the Ophthalmology Department at the Trust, has been featured in “One Hundred Reasons to Hope”, a book written by the late Captain Sir Tom Moore.