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

UK-first service providing life-changing support for respiratory patients

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton is now offering a pioneering new service aimed at improving the care offered to patients with respiratory conditions. ImpACT+ (Improving Adult Respiratory Care Together) is the first service of its kind anywhere in the UK and...

Young cancer patients benefiting from treatment room artwork

Young adult cancer areas at the Royal Derby Hospital have been decorated with hand-painted murals to help young patients feel more at ease when coming in for treatment. A beach and a mountain range are just some of the different landscapes that have been painted onto...

Life-saving heart operation now being offered on site at the Trust

Cardiologists at the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton (UHDB) can now fit the sickest heart failure patients with life-saving cardiac devices on site at the Royal Derby Hospital. The Trust’s Heart Centre launched its complex cardiac device service back in April...

Trust assessment unit wins national acute medicine competition

A Royal Derby Hospital unit has been named the winner of a national competition aimed at celebrating the importance of acute medicine. University Hospitals of Derby and Burton chose 21 June to focus on the life-saving work that takes place every day at the hospital’s...

Trust ranked in top 10 nationally for innovative clinical research

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton has been named in a list of the top 10 trusts for undertaking clinical research nationwide. A total of 150 studies took place within the Trust over the last year – a 17% increase on the 128 studies that were undertaken onsite...

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