Latest news stories from ELHT

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

Posted: 14 December 2017
Burnley Tesco donate sleigh-load of toys to Urgent Care Centre kids

Customers and staff at the Tesco Extra store in Burnley have delivered a festive extravaganza of toys and gifts to bring smiles to the faces of young patients at Burnley General Hospital.

Posted: 11 December 2017
Maternity staff shortlisted for three national awards

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust’s (ELHT) reputation as one of the region’s leading NHS maternity services has received a further boost following news that three staff/teams are shortlisted for the prestigious Royal College of Midwifery (RCM) Annual Midwifery Awards 2018.

Posted: 8 December 2017
Mayor gives seal of approval for new Lancashire Elective Centre

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) officially opened the Lancashire Elective Centre at Burnley General Teaching Hospital on Wednesday 6 December.

Posted: 8 December 2017
East Lancashire Hospitals chooses Cerner as preferred EPR Supplier

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) has chosen global health information technology leader Cerner as its Preferred Supplier of a new clinical information system that will help to improve the quality, safety and efficiency of patient care.

Posted: 6 December 2017
Pennine Lancashire chosen to trail-blaze new ways of transforming the way sport and activity is offered in England

ELHT is delighted that the area it mainly covers has been chosen by Sport England as a pilot area to work with on a bold new approach to build healthier, more active communities across England.

Posted: 5 December 2017
Young patients soothed with a little TLC

Sick and injured children being treated in the Urgent Care Centre at Burnley General Teaching Hospital are feeling less stressed and more comfortable thanks to a generous donation of Teddies for Loving Care [TLC] from Burnley and Pendle District Freemasons.

Posted: 4 December 2017
Christmas fayre raises £375 for Pendle Community Hospital

This year’s Friends of Pendle Community Hospital Christmas Fayre raised a valuable £375 to benefit patients staying on the hospital’s three rehabilitation wards.