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

Dialysis therapy project improving wellbeing of kidney patients

Kidney patients at the Royal Derby Hospital are set to benefit from a project aimed at helping them overcome the psychological impact of their illness and treatment. The project will look to test the effectiveness of using specific counselling techniques to help...

Hospital helpers Pat and David urge more to join team of volunteers

A married couple who have volunteered at the Royal Derby Hospital for the last 10 years have called on more people to donate their time to help patients. Pat and David Rogers decided to join the hospital’s fantastic team of volunteers after being impressed with the...

Linda volunteering to thank NHS staff who helped save her life

A cancer survivor has spent the last decade trying to “give something back” to those that saved her life by helping out as a volunteer at Queen’s Hospital Burton. Linda Poyser volunteers at the hospital twice a week in the Endoscopy department and Discharge Lounge and...

Brewers celebrate cup triumph with Burton patients

Patients at Queen’s Hospital Burton were treated to a surprise visit from Carabao Cup semi-finalists Burton Albion yesterday. Manager Nigel Clough and members of the Brewers squad celebrated their famous win over Middlesbrough the night before by spreading Christmas...

Patient Giovan is reunited with the staff that saved his life two decades ago

Former Royal Derby Hospital patient Giovan Hayer today made an emotional return to the hospital unit that helped save his life when he was born four months too early. Now 21-years-old and standing at 6ft 3ins tall, it is hard to imagine that Giovan was once so tiny...

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