We provide high quality healthcare services primarily to the residents of East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen, which have a combined population in the region of 530,000.
Find out what’s been going on recently at the Trust.
An anaesthetist at both Burnley General and Royal Blackburn teaching hospitals has received a certificate of excellence after getting more than 50 outstanding feedback from his patients.
Pregnant women are being given new advice about their sleeping position during late pregnancy as a result of research carried out in East Lancashire and other hospitals in the UK and overseas.
Staff at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust are delivering an astonishing team effort as they do everything they can to beat ‘The Beast from the East’ and keep hospital and community health services falling victim to the extreme cold weather.
Young patients being treated at Burnley General Teaching Hospital’s Urgent Care Centre now benefit thanks to a delivery of new toys donated by the hospital’s League of Voluntary Workers.
The new toys – worth over £250 – were handed over during a visit to the Rainbows Children’s Unit by League of Voluntary Workers’ members led by Chair, Joan Carpenter.
“The League of Voluntary Workers has been proudly supporting the patients and staff at Burnley General Teaching Hospital for more than 60 years,” says Joan Carpenter.
“We want to say a big thank you to everyone who has donated. The support we receive from individuals and businesses helps many patients and every penny we raise goes to support Burnley General Teaching Hospital.”
The League of Voluntary Workers – who are always ready to welcome new volunteers - raise funds with a ‘Table Top Sale’ on the third Thursday of each month (10am to 3pm) in the Phase 5 Reception Area at Burnley General Teaching Hospital (next to WH Smiths).
Young patients being treated at Burnley General Teaching Hospital’s Urgent Care Centre can now benefit thanks to a delivery of new toys donated by the hospital’s League of Voluntary Workers.
Stroke survivors, relatives, carers, healthcare professionals and support groups have been working together to make sure that information is available for local people about stroke and stroke services in Lancashire and South Cumbria.
East Lancashire Hospital NHS Trust (ELHT) has vaccinated more of its staff against flu than any other acute NHS Trust.