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.
28 February 2017
Porter Ismail Bhamji, has been named February’s Employee of the Month thanks to his amazing fundraising drive to buy specialist chairs for stroke patients.
27 February 2017
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust’s League of Voluntary Workers has raised funds to equip Burnley General Teaching Hospital with a £5,000 bladder scanner and hundreds of pounds worth of electronic entertainment for poorly children.
24 February 2017
Hello everyone. I’m glad to say that Storm Doris has moved on! On this beautiful crisp, sunny day (Friday) you’d never guess she’d been here at all.
23 February 2017
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) Chief Executive, Kevin McGee, has been recognised as one of the Top 50 Chief Executives in a list of NHS leaders selected by the country’s largest specialist healthcare magazine, the Health Service Journal (HSJ).
17 February 2017
In this weeks blog, the Chief Executive talks about Frailty improvements, elective surgery and flu uptake.
16 February 2017
A pharmacist whose innovation is improving care for patients was one of five winners from Lancashire at the North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards.
10 February 2017
Chief Executive, Kevin McGee discusses BBC News coverage and visits from the Care Quality Commission in this week's blog.
08 February 2017
Portering Supervisor, Kevin Aldred, has been named January’s Employee of the Month thanks to his determination to maintain patient and staff safety and go the extra mile.
07 February 2017
NHS Improvement has confirmed the appointment of Richard Smyth as a Non-Executive Director at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, as well as renewing the appointments of two current Non-Executive Directors.
07 February 2017
BBC News were our guests in the Trust last week to film how we cope during our busiest period, and here's what you thought of last night's broadcast.