12 January 2018
A mum whose baby was born at full-term but ended up fighting for his life in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Lancashire Women and Newborn Centre wants to spread awareness that it’s not just tiny, premature babies that are born poorly.
Driver and former hospital porter diagnosed with bowel cancer praises magnificent new chemotherapy suite
05 January 2018
A grandad and former hospital porter at Burnley General Teaching Hospital is now receiving regular chemotherapy at the site for bowel cancer which has spread to his liver.
15 December 2017
A mother and daughter who have both been treated at the new Lancashire Elective Centre at Burnley General Teaching Hospital have praised the facility for its high level of care in a pleasant environment.
08 December 2017
Working hard and playing hard, Michael Hunt had a full and active life with no concerns about his health.
When he first started experiencing heart palpitations now and again, he dismissed it thinking it was nothing.
01 December 2017
It may have once only been the dreams of science fiction but robotic surgery is now a lifesaving reality and Lancashire’s first surgical robot is leading the way in the North West by performing head and neck surgery robotically.
16 November 2017
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.
10 November 2017
Mums who are parted from their babies after giving birth are now able to see their newborns using Facetime, thanks to a new initiative at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust.
27 October 2017
A couple today praised doctors and nurses for saving their baby’s life after she stopped breathing following birth.
18 October 2017
A COUPLE today revealed they owe their daughter’s life to a midwife who trusted her instincts to give them an earlier scan appointment.
10 October 2017
A dad who suffered 50 cardiac arrests during the space of 10 days today spoke of his overwhelming gratitude to the medical teams who saved his life.
06 October 2017
A Lancashire grandad has revealed how he was spared major surgery and avoided the need for radiotherapy and chemotherapy after having a cancerous tumour removed from his throat by Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital’s revolutionary robot.
25 August 2017
Diamond-Rose was born 14 weeks early at Burnley General Teaching Hospital. Weighing 2lbs 3oz she spent weeks battling for survival in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). She has just celebrated her first birthday, which her parents once feared she might never see.
17 August 2017
A mum whose whole world changed after a lifesaving transplant is sharing her experience to raise awareness of kidney donation in our latest #ELHTLIFE story.
04 August 2017
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.
25 July 2017
A couple who took it in turns to get pregnant feel their family is complete after going through many hurdles including miscarrying twins before the birth of their daughter.