Latest news stories from ELHT

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

Posted: 29 September 2021
East Lancashire Hospital honours 'stars' with virtual staff award ceremony
Posted: 23 September 2021
Our A&E is “high performing” in challenging circumstances

Our Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department at Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital has been highly praised by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine for its performance, whilst managing extremely high attendances and challenges caused by the COVID 19 pandemic.

Posted: 15 September 2021
A focus on World Patient Safety Day

This year’s World Patient Safety Day is dedicated to the need to prioritise and address safety in maternal and newborn care.

Posted: 10 September 2021
Rise in children’s respiratory infections across East Lancashire

Paediatric experts at ELHT have warned that a rise in cases of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), which can cause bronchiolitis in infants and children, has hit the community earlier than expected.

Posted: 10 September 2021
ELHT’s Garden of Memories is in full bloom

Almost a year after the Garden of Memories, based on the Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital site, was opened virtually due to COVID restrictions, the area was formally opened.

Posted: 2 September 2021
ELHT shortlisted twice for national awards
Posted: 2 September 2021
Trust welcomes new Chief Executive

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has welcomed their new Interim Chief Executive Martin Hodgson.