Latest news stories from ELHT

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

31 July 2020
Further measures implemented to reduce the spread of COVID-19

Further local restrictions have been put in place across Blackburn with Darwen and most of East Lancashire following a rise in cases of COVID-19.

28 July 2020
Local hospital staff most likely in the Northwest to ‘Speak Up’

Staff at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) are the most confident when it comes to speaking up freely about issues and concerns, according to a recent report.

22 July 2020
MMA Max raises funds for Burnley’s child mental health service

When Max Tighe, age 12, could no longer attend his mixed martial arts (MMA) training at TD Martial Arts Club, he set himself a sponsored press-up challenge – 25 press-ups every day for 25 days to raise funds for ELHT&Me.

Posted: 21 July 2020
Work is starting up again to improve traffic around Haslingden Road and Roman Road.

Construction around the road widening scheme was put on hold in March at the start of theCovid-19 pandemic, as restrictions were put in place, but work has now restarted.

Posted: 15 July 2020
Local measures announced for controlling the spread of COVID-19

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council and Lancashire County Council have announced localised measures and restrictions for controlling the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Posted: 3 July 2020
72 years of the NHS - what we are doing to mark the occasion

The NHS has been providing free at the point of access care for 72 years. This year, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems even more poignant to mark the occasion. Here we highlight what activities are going on this weekend.

Posted: 3 July 2020
Top flu fighters! Best in country!

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) is celebrating following the announcement that they are once again the top Acute Trust in the country for staff flu vaccination uptake.