21 April 2017
Chief Executive, Kevin Mcgee discusses cancer successes, media visits and awards in his latest blog
19 April 2017
Mums giving birth at the Blackburn Birth Centre now enjoy an even more relaxing environment thanks to the artistic endeavours of a talented local artist.
18 April 2017
Ten young people from Blackburn and surrounding areas have been given the chance to join the local NHS workforce after taking part in a work experience programme to enhance their career opportunities.
13 April 2017
Young patients at the Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital are enjoying a tasty treat thanks to a special delivery of Easter eggs…for the 8th year in a row!
13 April 2017
Hello readers, welcome to my Easter blog.
07 April 2017
As most of you know, next week is the Easter Bank Holiday weekend and the days immediately before and after Easter are traditionally a very busy time for our services and staff, especially our Emergency Department, Urgent Care Centres and Acute Assessment Units.
31 March 2017
Here we are at the end of another (financial) year and I am dedicating this blog to saying ‘thank you’. I am happy to say that the Trust remains in pretty good shape.
30 March 2017
Patients and visitors to the Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital are being advised that, due to unforeseen circumstances, payment for using the hospital’s car parks will be cash only for a short period.
29 March 2017
Generous students from Tauheedul Islam Girls High School and Sixth Form College (TIGHS) are helping East Lancashire’s youngest and most fragile hospital patients by donating lifesaving medical equipment to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Burnley General Teaching Hospital.
28 March 2017
Each month, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust gives a special recognition to one outstanding staff member for going that extra mile. Nurse Practitioner, Becki Slater, has been named March’s Employee of the Month.
24 March 2017
In this week’s blog, Chief Executive, Kevin McGee, discusses the recent events in London, the new chemotherapy unit at the Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital.
21 March 2017
Cancer patients are set to benefit from Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital’s new chemotherapy day unit that opened on Monday.
17 March 2017
It’s been a week of good news at ELHT and I want to share some of it with you.
16 March 2017
Hard-working staff at Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital’s accident and emergency (A&E) department received almost overwhelming praise from patients during a visit by members of the independent watchdog, Healthwatch Lancashire.
15 March 2017
An East Lancashire nurse who works with families during the most difficult times in their lives has won the 2017 “Nurse of the Year” award presented by the British Journal of Nursing (BJN).
10 March 2017
I want to begin this week’s blog by talking about the excellent news we received from the NHS Staff Survey earlier this week which shows that, as an organisation, we continue to improve the support we provide for our most important asset – our staff.
07 March 2017
Local golfers are being encouraged to swing into action and raise cash for vital hospital equipment in memory of a Ribble Valley man.
07 March 2017
East Lancashire Hospital NHS Trust (ELHT) achieved its best ever ranking for staff engagement, according to the national NHS Staff Survey results which are published today.
03 March 2017
Chief Executive Kevin McGee discusses new staff and Emergency Department pressures in his latest blog.
01 March 2017
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust’s growing reputation for providing high quality health and support services can receive a further boost this month as four staff wait to discover if they have won prestigious national awards.