East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

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

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 24 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

Friends and Family Test

In Day Surgery Unit and found the experience very good. The premises were clean, the staff were friendly and communitive. The care and ...

26 August 2017

trabeculectomy at bgh

I attended BGH ward6 on the 6th. July 2017 for the above named operation. from the start I was made to feel at ease. The ward staff could...

19 July 2017

Fantastic Care

From the paramedics to the a&e doctors and nurses, porters, upto the acute ward staff have been helpful to myself and made sure my fa...

14 July 2017

MRI department

I attended the MRI department on the 10th July 2017. I was greeted by a nurse who took down my details and seemed to be very caring. When...

11 July 2017

Inadequate out of hours cover in A&E

I arrived at Royal Blackburn A&E at 7.30pm on Monday 10th July and as I sit here writing this review at 6.45am on Tuesday 11th July s...

11 July 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 01 August 2017.

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