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Dr Okike and Dr Sarah Todd, whose project has been shortlisted for a Patient Experience Network National Award
Project embedding medical students with Patient Experience team shortlisted for national award

An innovative project which embeds medical students into the Patient Experience team to help them gain a deeper understanding of a patient's time spent in hospital has been recognised after being ...

A smiling nurse at a patient's bedside
UHDB ranked above national average in 10 areas of patient care and experience in 2022 Adult Inpatient Survey

Patients have scored University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust above the national average in 10 areas - including having confidence in those caring for them, being treated with dig...

Colleagues at Royal Derby Hospital
Join us for our upcoming Health and Information Talk on our preparations for winter

Join us for our next free to attend Health and Information Talk on Thursday 5 October where we will be providing an insight into our preparations for the winter period....

Future Workforce event
Future workforce event to showcase more than 350 exciting careers on offer at UHDB

Are you interested in a clinical or non-clinical role within healthcare? Would you like the opportunity to talk to and hear from a range of healthcare professionals and training providers who can equi...

If you have a minor illness or injury you will always be seen quicker at an urgent treatment centre or minor injuries unit than a busy A&E.

In the last few days, the average wait time from arrival to discharge in some of our A&Es was around seven hours*. In local urgent treatment centres and minor injury units, waiting times were under two hours*.

We are expecting our A&Es to be very busy over the coming days. Please choose the service you need carefully.

*Data correct as of 26 September 2023. Patients are always prioritised in order of clinical urgency.

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