Latest news stories from ELHT

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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.

Posted: 2 July 2020
Local biscuit company launches tasty "thank you" to the NHS

Local biscuit company, Farmhouse Biscuits, have rebranded their classic mild ginger biscuits to say “Thank You NHS” to health service staff following the COVID-19 pandemic. 10p from every packet sold will be donated to ELHT&Me, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust’s official charity.

Posted: 22 June 2020
PRIDE week

PRIDE - Day 1: As part of PRIDE month, ELHT are hosting a PRIDE awareness week. There will be daily messages posted here so keep checking back!

Posted: 22 June 2020
Princes Trust partnership brings local hospital job opportunities to young people

ELHT is delighted to have been able to offer employment to 12 out of 14 unemployed young people who took part in an innovative new programme that began before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold.