We offer a range of ultrasound investigations through a variety of centres for our patients who are referred from the following sources:

  • Outpatients
  • General Practitioners
  • Inpatient pathways.

We offer a diagnostic ultrasound service with 99% of reports “hot reported” at the time of the scan examination and available to the referrer via our linked IT systems.

Ultrasound at ELHT operates across five sites and over a seven day working week, including weekends and bank holidays, with scans offered between the opening times of 8am and 8pm.

Our sites:

Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital

Burnley General Teaching Hospital

Barbara Castle Way Health Centre

Rossendale Health Centre Community Hub

Clitheroe Community Hospital

We also work in close partnership with one of our local GP practices who offer scans from a further 4 community settings:-

Roe Lee

Darwen Health Centre

St Georges Medical Centre

Montague practice at Barbara Castle Way, Blackburn.

How to access the service

Access is pre planned appointment bookings via

  • GP referral
  • Internal Request
  • Face to face booking

Where to find us

Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital (RBTH)

Antenatal Clinic area - level 1 RBTH

Vascular laboratory - Level 1 opposite Ambulatory Care

Main x-ray department - Level 1 RBTH within the main x-ray department.

Burnley General Teaching Hospital (BGTH)

Antenatal Clinic area - within the Lancashire Women and Newborn Centre (LWNC) accessed off Briercliffe road.

Main X-Ray department:- accessed via Casterton avenue entrance and outpatients area.

Rossendale Health Centre (RHC)

Main X-Ray department:- Ground floor, right turn after entering through the main doors.

Barbara Castle Way Health Centre (BCWHC)

Main X-Ray department:- Ground floor, right turn after entering through the main doors.

Clitheroe Community Hospital (CCH)

Main x-ray department:- Ground floor, at the far end, after entering through the main doors.

Service Lead

Julie White DCR, DMU, MScMU - Clinical lead for Ultrasound 

Key staff

Sharon Davies - Ultrasound Support Manager

Opening times

Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital (RBTH)

Level 1

Antenatal Clinic area - 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday

Vascular Laboratory - 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday

Main X-Ray department -

8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday with evening sessions 5pm-8pm Tuesday/Wednesdays (days may vary with staffing)

8am-12 noon Saturday

8am-4pm-Sunday

 

Burnley General Teaching Hospital (BGTH)

Antenatal Clinic area-8:30am-4:30pm Monday to Friday,8am-12 noon Saturday

 

Main X-Ray department:-

8:30am-4:30pm Monday to Friday with evening sessions 5pm-8pm Monday/Thursdays (days may vary with staffing)

8am-12 noon Saturday

 

Rossendale Health Centre (RHC)

Main X-Ray department:- 8:30am-4:30pm Monday to Friday

 

Barbara Castle Way Health Centre (BCWHC)

Main X-Ray department:- 8:30am-4:30pm Monday to Friday

 

Clitheroe Community Hospital (CCH)

Main X-Ray department:- 8:30am-4:30pm Tuesday to Thursday