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

Trust first in the country to offer keyhole pancreatic surgery

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton has pioneered an innovative form of surgery that is providing life-changing relief to patients with pancreatic conditions. The Trust is the first in the UK to treat patients living with acute or chronic pancreatitis with...

Groundbreaking surgical procedure helping patients with thumb arthritis

Patients with osteoarthritis of the thumb joint are benefiting from a life-changing surgical procedure currently being trialled at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton. UHDB is the UK’s lead centre for the procedure, which helps combat the problems associated with...

Burton team in the running for two national awards

A team of Burton nurses have been shortlisted for two national awards for their work to reduce the spread of infections at Queen’s Hospital. The Infection Prevention and Control Team (IPCT) have been shortlisted for Infection Prevention and Control Society Team of The...

Youth Forum praised for putting patients first at annual awards

A Derbyshire Children’s Hospital project that allows young people to play a big role in influencing their care has been honoured at the Trust’s annual awards ceremony. The Trust’s Youth Forum is made up of young patients and young people aged 11-18 that have spent...

Receptionist follows path to dream job

A determined receptionist from Queen’s Hospital has proved that disappointing grades aren’t the end of the world. Emily Wallington, 23 from Swadlincote, had always dreamed of becoming a midwife but admits she gave up when her grades fell short of what she needed to...

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