East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

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

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 27 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

A Trust to be proud of

I have worked for the Trust for in an administrative role and have never been in hospital as a patient before. In July I had a routine...

8 January 2018

No appointment

I am still waiting to been seen about my results since June, I have had my appointment changed three times and the latest being changed f...

3 January 2018

Brilliant Care

On reading some of the great reviews regarding Burnley day case unit I would like to add that from walking onto the ward to leaving I fel...

2 January 2018

Gallbladder removal

Rate all staff i received amazing care. I also had my newborn baby with me due to feeding. And the night staff helped me through the nigh...

7 November 2017

Excellent experience from start to finish

I had elective knee surgery for a torn cartilage ,I was a cancelation due to illness of my original surgeon , so I was a little apprehens...

6 November 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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