Latest news stories from ELHT

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

Posted: 1 August 2019
Local GP urges at-risk people to get vaccinated against Flu

An East Lancashire GP is urging vulnerable people to get vaccinated against flu this year as evidence of an unprecedented surge in flu cases in Australia may be heading our way.

Posted: 31 July 2019
Services awarded £10,000 extra funding in first Dragons’ Den

ELHT recently staged its very own Dragons’ Den style event, with five innovations successfully securing investment and five more promised support to achieve their potential.

Posted: 27 July 2019
‘Robotic surgeon’ and her patient cycle 170 miles to help people with head and neck cancer

Miss Naseem Ghazali, Oral & Maxillofacial Consultant and Head and Neck Surgeon, Anne Birtwell, Staff Nurse in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and Bob Hope, a former patient and cancer survivor, aim to raise £45,000 for ELHT&Me, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust’s official charity.

Posted: 25 July 2019
Patient technology innovation scoops national award

The digital revolution benefitting patients and staff at East Lancashire Hospitals has been recognised with a winning performance at the Public Sector Paperless Awards 2019.

Posted: 25 July 2019
Former employee and patient contributes to ELHT&Me’s Head and Neck fundraiser

On Saturday 20 July, Nicola Thompson, a former East Lancashire Hospitals employee, held a coffee and cake morning at her home in aid of ELHT&Me, the hospital’s charity.

Posted: 24 July 2019
#TeamELHTandMe completes the ‘Run for All’ Burnley 10k

A team of 24 ELHT&Me supporters met at Towneley Park in Burnley on Sunday 21 July, and joined thousands of fellow runners to complete the ‘Run for All’ Burnley 10k.

Posted: 24 July 2019
From East Lancashire to Ghana

A team of eight nurses and doctors from East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust this month made huge progress in helping to empower communities in Ghana.