Latest news stories from ELHT

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

Posted: 12 April 2018
Specialist Nurse visits Ribble Valley Breast Cancer Support Group

A local support group for women affected by breast cancer this week welcomed a special guest to discuss breast cancer and the menopause.

Posted: 11 April 2018
Fundraisers Urged to Put Best Foot Forward for £1 Million Appeal

ELHT&Me, your local hospital’s charity, is encouraging fitness fundraisers to ‘walk the walk’ this summer and support the charity’s £1 Million Appeal to improve the patient experience at our area’s five NHS hospitals.

Posted: 9 April 2018
Rakehead Rehabilitation Unit’s Record Raffle

More than £500 has been raised by staff at the Rakehead Rehabilitation Centre at Burnley General Teaching Hospital to improve the environment for patients and visitors.

Posted: 6 April 2018
What are the chances? Sisters give birth on same night at Blackburn Birth Centre

Two sisters from Darwen delivered their babies on the same night at Blackburn Birth Centre on Wednesday night/Thursday morning.

Posted: 6 April 2018
Home First service supporting happy families

Alex Townsend (Integrated Clinical Lead for ICAT and IHSS) went out to meet Mrs Slater and her daughter Jane to listen to what she had to say about her Home First experience.

Posted: 4 April 2018
New mental health service for armed forces veterans

A new mental health service for armed forces veterans in the north of England is being rolled out from this month.

Posted: 31 March 2018
Hospital chaplain’s self-harm research gains national recognition

Work led by a hospital chaplain from East Lancashire at improving the experience of patients affected by mental health issues has achieved national recognition.