Latest news stories from ELHT

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

Posted: 6 April 2018
What are the chances? Sisters give birth on same night at Blackburn Birth Centre

Two sisters from Darwen delivered their babies on the same night at Blackburn Birth Centre on Wednesday night/Thursday morning.

Posted: 6 April 2018
Home First service supporting happy families

Alex Townsend (Integrated Clinical Lead for ICAT and IHSS) went out to meet Mrs Slater and her daughter Jane to listen to what she had to say about her Home First experience.

Posted: 4 April 2018
New mental health service for armed forces veterans

A new mental health service for armed forces veterans in the north of England is being rolled out from this month.

Posted: 31 March 2018
Hospital chaplain’s self-harm research gains national recognition

Work led by a hospital chaplain from East Lancashire at improving the experience of patients affected by mental health issues has achieved national recognition.

Posted: 29 March 2018
East Lancs doctor wins excellence award from patients

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.

Posted: 29 March 2018
Local research leads to new sleep advice for expectant mums

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.

Posted: 29 March 2018
Trust staff battling hard to beat ‘The Beast from the East’

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.