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ELHT rated Outstanding for Mental Health service

27th February 2019

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has been rated ‘Outstanding’ in specialist mental health for children and young people. This good news come after a CQC inspection across the sites in the Trust, with the mental health services based at Burnley General Teaching Hospital.

ELHT Chief Executive Kevin McGee said the Trust was proud of this latest achievement:

“This positive CQC report is the result of team effort. We are especially proud that our community end of life care and specialist mental health for children and young people both received ‘Outstanding’ for their first inspection result and that our medical care has also improved to ‘Good’ also.”