Latest news stories from ELHT

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

Posted: 2 February 2021
New app for cancer patients

ELHT Cancer Services have funded the creation of a smartphone app to provide support and information to people living with cancer and their families.

Posted: 29 January 2021
‘Quran Cube’ project supports Muslim patients across East Lancashire

Generous donations of Quran Cubes and MP3 players to the Trust’s Chaplaincy Department has enabled them to provide welcomed support for their Muslim patients.

Posted: 22 January 2021
Lisa is ELHT’s first employee of the month for 2021

Lisa is ELHT’s first employee of the month for 2021

Posted: 19 January 2021
£3m investment in new MRI scanners for Burnley General Teaching Hospital

Patients across East Lancashire are now reaping the benefits of two new, state of the art MRI scanners that have been installed at Burnley General Teaching Hospital.

Posted: 19 January 2021
Nurse striving for disability inclusion wins Chief Nursing Officer award

A respiratory nurse at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has been awarded a silver Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) award for her work to make nursing a career of choice for people with disabilities, particularly those with hearing impairment or deafness.

Posted: 14 January 2021
Reflections of a Chaplain; in the darkest moments…

Blog post by Chaplain and Counsellor, David Anderson BEM, from East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust.

Posted: 13 January 2021
This is everyone’s problem says hospital Chief in latest interview

Kevin McGee, who is Joint Chief Executive of East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust and Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, also chairs the Lancashire and South Cumbria group monitoring activity in hospitals across the patch has outlined the true extent of the challenge faced by the NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria and called on everyone in the community to help by following the restrictions in place.