Latest news stories from ELHT

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

Posted: 6 March 2018
Best ever national staff survey scores prove employees value East Lancashire Hospitals

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) has received a strong endorsement as a place to work by achieving its best ever results in the annual NHS National Staff Survey…for the second year in a row.

Posted: 27 February 2018
Placenta Clinic achieves impressive reduction in stillbirths

A lifesaving initiative by medical staff at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) has achieved a remarkable 20 per cent reduction in stillbirths….in just one year!

Posted: 23 February 2018
£1 million appeal to create better hospitals for all

ELHT&Me, the official charity of East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT), has launched a ground breaking £1 Million Appeal and is encouraging local businesses, institutions and individuals to support its work to improve the patient experience at its five hospitals.

Posted: 13 February 2018
Trust’s Super Sunday success

ELHT is trialling ways to increase capacity on their wards and reduce A&E waiting times at the beginning of the week following busy weekends. This is linked to a national initiative called the ‘Monday Surge Programme’ led by NHS Improvement and which the Trust has been participating in.

Posted: 26 January 2018
Advanced nurses celebrate graduation success

Eight experienced nurses at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) are celebrating after graduating from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) with their Masters’ degrees in advanced clinical practice.

Posted: 10 January 2018
Trust team ‘secure’ award for third year in a row

Facilities and Security staff at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust are celebrating after scooping a top award for the third year in a row. The team was successful in the ‘Hospital Security’ category at the Health Business Awards, which recognises excellence in NHS facilities. Members of the Facilities and Security teams received the award from media medical personality, Dr Phil Hammond at a London ceremony.

Posted: 10 January 2018
Trust honours 7,000 years of loyal NHS service

A staggering 7,000 years of NHS service by 280 members of staff from East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has been honoured at a Long Service Awards ceremony.