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Changes to Emergency Department at Royal Derby Hospital

To make sure we are best prepared to manage the increase in patients we expect to see for Coronavirus and to assist with social distancing, we have made some changes to the way patients are seen at Royal Derby Hospital Emergency Department.  

COVID-19: An update from our Chief Executive

Gavin Boyle, Chief Executive, said: “We can now confirm that sadly, four patients aged 47-80 have passed away at Royal Derby Hospital. They had tested positive for COVID-19. Our thoughts and condolences remain with the patient’s family and loved ones at this difficult time.

“These are unprecedented times for all our communities and across our hospitals in Derby, Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth our people are working in extraordinary ways to meet the challenge we face together.

Your NHS needs you now, more than ever

In these uncertain times, our NHS is under immense pressure and needs you more than ever.

We are in urgent need of your help to support our staff currently caring for patients with the coronavirus and vulnerable, high risk groups.

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