Achievements and accolades

Here at UHDB, our teams work hard to put our vision, values and behaviours > at the very heart of everything that we do. 

We are very proud of our teams' and colleagues' achievements, and we have an established track record for delivering exceptional care together across our wide range of health care specialities. You can find out more about our recent achievements and accolades below.

Presidents of their profession

David Pilborough
Radiographer David's 'immense pride' at role of President of the Society and College of Radiographers

A UHDB radiographer has told of his "immense pride" after taking up the role of President of the Society and College of Radiographers....

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Series of UHDB consultants appointed and promoted to Professor roles at University of Nottingham

UHDB and the University of Nottingham are delighted to announce recent honorary appointments and promotions to Professor of a series of colleagues....

Alison Cropper, Consultant Biomedical Scientist
Consultant becomes first female non-medical president of cytology association

A UHDB consultant has become the first female non-medical President of the British Association for Cytopathology (BAC)....

Miss Mary O'Brien, Consultant Plastic and Hand Surgeon
Consultant becomes first female president of plastic surgeon association

A UHDB surgeon has been named as the President of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), becoming the first female President of the Association in its 41 year history. BAAPS is...

National achievements

Colleagues from UHDB's Carers Network being presented with the Carer Confident accreditation by Derbyshire Carers.
Carers Network celebrates significant milestone after Trust receives Carer Friendly Employer Quality Mark

Members of the UHDB Carer's Network were joined by colleagues to celebrate the Trust being presented with the Carer Friendly Employer Quality Mark. The accreditation, which is recognised nati...

Fiona Lindop MBE
Physiotherapist Fiona receives MBE for her commitment to those living with Parkinson's Disease

Congratulations to Fiona Lindop, a Specialist Physiotherapist at Florence Nightingale Community Hospital, who has been awarded an MBE for Services to Physiotherapy as part of His Majesty The King'...

Teams from Derby and Burton receiving Anaesthetic Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA).
Anaesthetic teams become one of only 50 in UK to receive prestigious accreditation for patient care

Teams at both University Hospitals of Derby and Burton's (UHDB) acute hospitals have been recognised nationally for providing the highest standards of care to patients when they are 'at their ...

Fiona Lindop, Specialist Physiotherapist at UHDB
Specialist Physiotherapist Fiona Lindop awarded MBE in New Year's Honours

A University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust (UHDB) Specialist Physiotherapist has been awarded an MBE for Services to Physiotherapy as part of His Majesty The King's New Year&#...

Clinical service achievements

Teams from Derby and Burton receiving Anaesthetic Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA).
Anaesthetic teams become one of only 50 in UK to receive prestigious accreditation for patient care

Teams at both University Hospitals of Derby and Burton's (UHDB) acute hospitals have been recognised nationally for providing the highest standards of care to patients when they are 'at their ...

MAKO robot
State-of-the-art robot assists in surgeries of patients having knee and hip replacements at UHDB

Patients who are having a knee or hip replacement at UHDB are benefitting from a state-of-the-art robot that helps assist their procedure, delivering more accurate, less invasive surgery, reduced reco...

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Tobacco Dependency Treatment (TDT) Programme celebrates its 'First Birthday'

The Tobacco Dependency Treatment (TDT) programme recently marked a significant milestone, as it celebrated its one-year anniversary since its launch in September 2022 - helping thousand of patients on...

Liver Team gets IQILS accreditation
Liver team becomes first centre in the East Midlands to gain prestigious accreditation

The Liver team at Royal Derby Hospital has been recognised nationally for providing exceptional care for patients with liver disease - becoming the first centre in the East Midlands and the eleventh c...

Staff accolades

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Dedicated Stores Coordinators Keir and Andy celebrated for their dedication to Royal Derby Hospital Renal Unit

Two Stores Coordinators based at the Royal Derby Hospital's Renal Unit have been recognised for their exceptional work ethic and dedicated approach to supporting patients and colleagues alike. ...

Seetha Mohandas MADA
'Exceptional’ Oncology doctor is hailed a ‘shining example of humanity’ by patient’s family for guiding them through cancer diagnosis

A 'humble' doctor who helped a patient recently diagnosed with cancer, has been recognised with a Patient Hero award for their compassion and making a significant impact to the patient and his...

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UHDB porter shortlisted for national award after helping to save the life of a patient

An ISS porter at our Royal Derby Hospital site, whose quick-thinking and fast actions helped save a patient's life, has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Porter of the Year Award at this year...

Ward 404 Making a Difference Award
Team congratulated for improving quality of life for patient with complexities 

A multi-disciplinary team went 'above and beyond' to support a patient admitted to hospital with complex health issues and are being recognised for their hard work with the 'Team UHDB'...