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

Acute Kidney Injury patients benefiting from merger

            Clinicians across UHDB have significantly improved the chances of survival for patients with Acute Kidney Injury (AKI). At Queen’s Hospital Burton, mortality rates for AKI have fallen from 27% to just below 13% in the last 18 months, thanks to the...

Fire close to Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital

Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital is open as normal today. Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a fire at the neighbouring George Bryan Medical Centre last night, a separate building within close proximity operated by our partners Midlands Partnership NHS...

Weatherman Des visits hospital heroes that saved his life

            A TV weatherman who fought for his life at Queen’s Hospital Burton has returned to thank some of the heroes that helped save him. Hospital staff worked round-the-clock to keep Des Coleman alive in November 2018 after he suffered a major bleed in his bowel...

UHDB celebrates LGBT History Month

          Friday, 1 February 2019 marks the beginning of LGBT History Month in the UK. Across the region there will be events celebrating the achievements of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people from around the world and promoting education about the issues...

Staff, patients and visitors to benefit from new hospital car park

A new staff car park next to the Royal Derby Hospital is due to open tomorrow to help free up additional spaces for NHS workers, patients and hospital visitors alike. Around 570 extra spaces have been created for hospital staff through the development of the Manor Car...

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