East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

Telephone: 01254 263555
Address: Royal Blackburn Hospital, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 3HH
Website: http://www.elht.nhs.uk/

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 9 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

Disgusted in roysl blackburn hospital

After having surgery at burnley hospital in april on my foot, which involved bone fusion amd bone grafts. I attended the royal blackburn...

8 May 2015

First Class

I was admitted to RBH as an emergency in the early hours of Feb 6th. Although I was confused and frightened I was given the best of ca...

9 February 2015

Audiology department

I attended an appointment on 31st December 2014 for a new hearing aid appointment. Although, my appointment was delayed by half an hour ...

7 January 2015

Thanks to all the staff on B14

I would like to thank the nurse and the assistants, the doctors for their very kind and efficient treatment whilst my father Derek was th...

15 December 2014

Excellent Service via A&E

Was admitted via A&E two weeks ago with a bad kidney infection. The care and support I received was excellent. The medical assessme...

17 November 2014

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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