Latest news stories from ELHT

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Posted: 2 May 2018
Women to be offered NHS breast screening after missed invitations

Following the announcement from the health secretary, we have been informed that Public Health England are contacting women who did not receive their final routine invitation and are registered with a GP to offer the opportunity for a catch-up breast cancer screen as a matter of urgency.

Posted: 1 May 2018
Public, patients and staff invited to see Burnley Hospital development plans

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) is inviting patients, local residents and staff to attend a special Open Day to see and discuss plans for the £15.6 million ‘Phase 8’ development at Burnley General Teaching Hospital.

Posted: 1 May 2018
Trust offers advice to patients and staff for Ramadan

With fasting in the month of Ramadan obligatory for all adult Muslims, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust have worked with the Lancashire Council of Mosques and Muslim faith leaders to offer advice to both patients and staff.

Posted: 30 April 2018
Trust celebrates ‘STAR’ staff at annual awards

The caring, compassion and dedication of NHS staff from across East Lancashire was recognised at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust’s (ELHT) annual awards ceremony on Friday (27 April).

Posted: 27 April 2018
Come and join the NHS Big 7Tea

The NHS is turning 70 this year and what better way to celebrate one of the nation’s most loved institutions than with a cup of tea.

Posted: 26 April 2018
Share your memories and celebrate 70 years of the NHS

In 70 days, on 5 July 2018, the NHS will reach the milestone birthday of 70 years old. The NHS is one of the nation’s most loved institutions, and we are appealing to patients, staff and members of the public to help us celebrate the special anniversary by sharing their stories, photos and memories of healthcare in East Lancashire over the last 70 years.

Posted: 26 April 2018
More hospital wards recognised for providing highest standard of care

Three wards at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) have received a new award recognising the ‘outstanding’ care provided by nurses, healthcare assistants, doctors and support staff.