East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

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

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 26 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

MRI Scan Royal Blackburn Hospital

I had an MRI scan of my lower back yesterday afternoon at Royal Blackburn Hospital. I have claustrophobia and, despite being booked onto...

25 October 2018

my daughters visit to a and e

my daughter visited your a and e last week having trapped her hand in a car door she was told after her x ray she had two broken knuckles...

10 October 2018


You are instantly put off by staff who are between buildings moaning and discussing about people. They could be patients they could be st...

30 August 2018

Main X-ray department team

Attend today, 28/8/18 with my daughter for an X-ray, she was so worried but honestly didn't need to be. Open clinic so no appointment tim...

28 August 2018

Gall Bladder Surgery

I attended Blackburn Hospital on 16.4.18 for removal of my Gall Bladder. I had been ill for some time & there were potential complica...

14 May 2018

Last updated on 27 June 2018.

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