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East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

01254 263555 Royal Blackburn Hospital, Haslingden Road , Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 3HH

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 16 ratings for this trust


Over View

Our Vision

Our vision is to provide the people of East Lancashire with the best up-to-date medical care, with respect to the dignity and well being of all our patients at all times.

Our aim is to provide an outstanding level of service that will benefit our patients and be at the forefront of a modern NHS.

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust aims to deliver the highest quality care to its patients. We employ dedicated staff, some of which have won awards for their work and are internationally renowned. With the supports of our staff and the public we have ambitious plans to continue to raise the standard of patient care and services throughout East Lancashire. The trust offers care across three hospital sites and is always responding to the changes in patients’ needs, using state-of-the-art facilities and equipment to treat three quarters of a million people each year.

For a full list of services see the departments’ page.


Things you should know;

  • ELHT has fully converted to same-sex accommodation, in line with the best practice guide-lines.
  • The cardiology department at Royal Blackburn Hospital has been up graded and extended to provide the complete package of heart care for patients in East Lancashire.
  • The use of enhanced recovery techniques at ELHT are leading the way in the country, setting an example for other hospitals to follow.
  • ELHT has just opened new state-of-the-art maternity facilities throughout East Lancashire, giving women more choices when it comes to child birth and antenatal care, and more specialized facilities to use.
  • In May 2006 the trust opened the Phase 5 development a £33 million investment in state-of-the-art new facilities including new inpatient and outpatient areas.

Latest reviews of this trust

Trying to get patients in when they are very ill.

Very poor response in need to admit patient to ward. Sister on telephone gave bed status of Royal Blackburn instead of trying to accept ...

22 November 2016

My experience at Blackburn

I was treated at Blackburn royal from Wednesday the 26th to Sunday the 30th, I was moved onto ward c22 at 2am on the Thursday morning. I'...

16 November 2016

compaints about my wifes surgery appointment

My wife had a appointment for surgery on the 26th October 2016 waited five hours then told she was not booked in. Cannot understand why s...

27 October 2016

Excellent Support

On 04/08/16, I had a bad fall outside an Asda store. The Ambulance was called, and I waited no more than approx 10-15 munutes for it to a...

3 October 2016

Day surgery at the Gynaecology dept

I have now had 4 procedures at the E Lancs Women's Centre and the standard of care is exemplary. Staff are humane and friendly; surgical ...

16 August 2016

Quality of service at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

Registration with the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission regulates this organisation

Last updated on 30 June 2016.

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