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Nominate your staff hero

Have you received great care at Royal Debry Hospital, Queen’s Hospital Burton, Samuel Johnson Community Hospital, Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital or London Road Community Hospital? Email your nomination to, please include the nominees name, work place and short summary explaining why you think they deserve an award.

How does it work?

Every month nominations are received and reviewed by a judging panel who choose a winner for each category.

Entries are judged against a criteria which is linked to our vision and values.

Winners are presented with a pin badge and certificate in their workplace surrounded by colleagues to congratulate them for their success.

Once a year the Trust hosts a large awards ceremony and formal dinner where 14 awards are presented to celebrate the outstanding achievements of individuals and teams from Team UHDB who have gone above and beyond to either directly or indirectly provide exceptional care to our patients.

Making a Difference Winners

Daz: Patient Hero Award

A security officer at Royal Derby Hospital has received a Making a Difference Award for showing compassion to a visitor, despite being assaulted by him a few years prior.  ...

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Discharge coordinator Elaine collects our CEO Making a Difference Award

Elaine Baker, Discharge Co-ordinator on Ward 3 was the recent winner of our Chief Executive Award as part of our Monthly Making a Difference Awards....

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Amputee Rehab: CEO Award

Our Amputee Rehab Team at Royal Derby Hospital have been named as the worthy winners of our Making a Difference “CEO Award”....

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Deep Clean Team: Team UHDB Award

The team, which provides a clean and safe healthcare environment for patients and staff at Queen’s Hospital Burton, won the “Team UHDB” award....