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

Superb service

I was called back to the breast clinic after a mammogram. Being called back is always a worry despite the reassurance in the 'call back'...

16 March 2016

Son contracted meningistis whilst on field trip

Our son is a university student and was taken poorly whilst on a field trip. He was rushed to Royal Blackburn Hospital where he received ...

14 March 2016


Discharged with pain went straight back to my gp who sent me back to urgent care who then sent me to Burnley gynecology ward who admitted...

10 February 2016

pharmacy waiting times are a joke

I was told I had a 30 minute wait for my 1 year old's prescription which is bad enough but an hour and a half later I'm still waiting onl...

10 February 2016

NHS don't care about patients anymore.

9th - 12th Jan 2016 My wife was admitted, due a lot of pain to the right of her abdomen. I agree she has been having these pains for a...

12 January 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 01 July 2015.

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