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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...

Organ Donation
UHDB colleagues are the face of Organ Donation campaign at Derbion shopping centre

Heading out shopping this weekend? Look out for some of our UHDB colleagues who are the face of a local Organ Donation campaign at Derbion shopping centre....

Ian Keillor
Widow of man who saved three lives by donating his organs says she is certain it was the right decision

The widow of a man who helped save three lives after donating his organs has told how honouring his selfless wish was the last thing she could do for her husband....

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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