Latest news stories from ELHT

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

Posted: 8 December 2017
East Lancashire Hospitals chooses Cerner as preferred EPR Supplier

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) has chosen global health information technology leader Cerner as its Preferred Supplier of a new clinical information system that will help to improve the quality, safety and efficiency of patient care.

Posted: 6 December 2017
Pennine Lancashire chosen to trail-blaze new ways of transforming the way sport and activity is offered in England

ELHT is delighted that the area it mainly covers has been chosen by Sport England as a pilot area to work with on a bold new approach to build healthier, more active communities across England.

Posted: 5 December 2017
Young patients soothed with a little TLC

Sick and injured children being treated in the Urgent Care Centre at Burnley General Teaching Hospital are feeling less stressed and more comfortable thanks to a generous donation of Teddies for Loving Care [TLC] from Burnley and Pendle District Freemasons.

Posted: 4 December 2017
Christmas fayre raises £375 for Pendle Community Hospital

This year’s Friends of Pendle Community Hospital Christmas Fayre raised a valuable £375 to benefit patients staying on the hospital’s three rehabilitation wards.

Posted: 16 November 2017
‘It never crossed my mind I would have my baby early’ – World Prematurity Day


Every woman who becomes pregnant hopes to have a healthy baby born at full-term so when a baby arrives prematurely, it is a real shock for them and their family.

Today (Friday November 17) is World Prematurity Day which aims to raise awareness of premature birth and the devastating impact it can have on families.

Posted: 4 August 2017
Maggie Pearl’s legacy continues in A&E

Parents of a baby girl who was stillborn at Burnley General Teaching Hospital have raised a further £6,000 to purchase a 2nd cold cot for East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust.