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.
ELHT&Me, the official charity of East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT), has launched a ground breaking £1 Million Appeal and is encouraging local businesses, institutions and individuals to support its work to improve the patient experience at its five hospitals.
ELHT is trialling ways to increase capacity on their wards and reduce A&E waiting times at the beginning of the week following busy weekends. This is linked to a national initiative called the ‘Monday Surge Programme’ led by NHS Improvement and which the Trust has been participating in.
Eight experienced nurses at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) are celebrating after graduating from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) with their Masters’ degrees in advanced clinical practice.
Facilities and Security staff at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust are celebrating after scooping a top award for the third year in a row. The team was successful in the ‘Hospital Security’ category at the Health Business Awards, which recognises excellence in NHS facilities. Members of the Facilities and Security teams received the award from media medical personality, Dr Phil Hammond at a London ceremony.
A staggering 7,000 years of NHS service by 280 members of staff from East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has been honoured at a Long Service Awards ceremony.
The STEADY On! Team at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust’s has turned to state of the art ‘wearable technology’ to predict and prevent falls among the local elderly population.
ELHT&me is the official charity of East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust and we are delighted to have secured the support of ISSA Foundation for local healthcare projects and initiatives.