Latest news stories from ELHT

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

Posted: 27 April 2020
ELHT&Me volunteer helps get the community colouring!

Sarah Jane, who volunteered with the charity through the Prince's Trust, has drawn pictures for the local community to colour in.

Posted: 27 April 2020
If you need urgent medical help, the NHS is still here for you

Patients who don’t have coronavirus can safely access care – including scheduled appointments, vaccinations and maternity services.

Posted: 27 April 2020
Campaign launches to encourage talking to save lives 

Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System (ICS) has this week launched a suicide prevention campaign encouraging residents to “keep talking” throughout the coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic. 

Posted: 27 April 2020
iPads and tablets keep patients connected with family and friends

We have received thoughtful donations of iPads through our hospital charity, ELHT&Me. The iPads are enabling our patients to keep in touch with their family and friends virtually.

Posted: 27 April 2020
Become a ‘stay-at-home’ scientist to help tackle Covid-19

King’s College, London are asking everyone to help them with their research simply by telling them how they are feeling on a daily basis using a symptom tracker app.

Posted: 25 April 2020
Reflections of a hospital chaplain 

A stunning read of the thoughts and feelings of hospital chaplain David Anderson band how they ensure no-one is alone.

Posted: 24 April 2020
Ramadan giving supports NHS staff and patients in challenging circumstances

Local companies and community groups have provided charitable gifts to East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust’s official charity, ELHT&Me, in light of the beginning of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.