Welcome to University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

Our Trust was formed on 1st July 2018 to bring together our five hospitals – in Derby, Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth – to provide the highest quality care to patients across southern Derbyshire and south east Staffordshire.

We aim to deliver outstanding care for local people as we bring together the expertise of our 12,000 staff across our five hospital sites.

Derby Teaching Hospitals

Burton Hospitals

Funding secured to build Healthcare Village in Burton

Plans to create a Healthcare Village on surplus land at Queen’s Hospital Burton have been boosted with a Government grant. The development on the Outwoods site has been allocated £21.88 million of capital funding from the Department of Health and Social care. A...

Police Cadets pay special visit to children in hospital

Staffordshire Police Cadets have helped spread some early Christmas cheer to our young patients at Queen’s Hospital Burton. A group of cadets from the Burton unit visited the children’s wards and outpatients areas on Tuesday, 27 November, to put smiles on the faces of...

Governance team wins top award for work on Trust merger

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton has received national recognition for our recent merger, with the Trust being the only NHS organisation to be commended at a prestigious awards ceremony. UHDB’s Governance team managed to take home the ‘Governance Project of...

Footballers help spread festive cheer to young patients during special visit

Derby County players helped put a smile on the faces of our young patients by paying a special visit to Derbyshire Children’s Hospital. Mason Mount, Tom Lawrence and Fikayo Tomori were among a number of Rams stars to take part in the annual trip yesterday, with the...

Trust seals national award for work on eco-friendly travel

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton has received national recognition for helping patients, visitors and staff to travel green around our hospitals. The Trust has introduced a number of different initiatives to promote eco-friendly travel, such as offering...

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) are the independent regulator of health and social care in England.  CQC monitor, inspect and regulate services to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and publish what they find, including performance ratings to help people choose care.

The Royal Derby Hospital was inspected in October 2016.  Following the inspection the hospital was graded Good.  To read the the full CQC report click here

NHS Improvement (formally Monitor) is responsible for overseeing foundation trusts and NHS trusts, as well as independent providers that provide NHS-funded care. They offer the support providers need to give patients consistently safe, high quality, compassionate care within local health systems that are financially sustainable. By holding providers to account and, where necessary, intervening, NHS Improvement helps the NHS to meet its short-term challenges and secure its future. To read our provider licence click here