East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

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

3 out of 5 stars

Based on 20 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

Charges to respond to NHS survey.

I have not responded to the survey from the NHS, as I don't wish to incur extra charges to my mobile contract. I have never before been c...

26 April 2017

Lovely staff but dissapointing treatment

My concerns relate to the clinicians. After having bloods and imaging I was seen by a surgeon. Although very personable, their accent wa...

15 April 2017

Thank you

After 10 days in hospital for major surgery I just want to say the dedication compassion & care I received from my Surgeon , Anaesthetic ...

30 March 2017

A&E department Royal Blackbun

Always in the past have I praised the NHS in all the services I have used over the years from 3 births to other types of children's appoi...

28 March 2017

Excellent Care

I had an appointment in the new Day Care Unit at Burnley General Hospital for an injection in my hand. The treatment I received was excel...

10 February 2017

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.

Information supplied by East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust