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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

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Judith Payne: Excellent Employee Award

A UHDB colleague has received a special award for making it her mission to teach, support and guide one of our Project Search interns....

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Grace Woodcock: Patient Hero Award

The fantastic lengths a Royal Derby Hospital Radiographer went to in order to help a patient in need have been recognised with a Making a Difference Award....

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....