Making a Difference Awards Banner

Nominate your staff hero

Have you received great care at Royal Debry Hospital, Queen’s Hospital Burton, Samuel Johnson Community Hospital, Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital or London Road Community Hospital? Email your nomination to, please include the nominees name, work place and short summary explaining why you think they deserve an award.

How does it work?

Every month nominations are received and reviewed by a judging panel who choose a winner for each category.

Entries are judged against a criteria which is linked to our vision and values.

Winners are presented with a pin badge and certificate in their workplace surrounded by colleagues to congratulate them for their success.

Once a year the Trust hosts a large awards ceremony and formal dinner where 14 awards are presented to celebrate the outstanding achievements of individuals and teams from Team UHDB who have gone above and beyond to either directly or indirectly provide exceptional care to our patients.

Making a Difference Winners

Medical Assessment Unit: Patient Hero Award

The skills and dedication of staff working in the Medical Assessment Unit (MAU) at the Royal Derby Hospital have been recognised and rewarded at with UHDB’s latest monthly Making a Difference Aw...

image-web version ls.png
Linen Services team recognised for behind the scenes work

Staff who work behind-the-scenes to deliver thousands of pieces of linen at Queen’s Hospital Burton have been awarded our September Team UHDB Award in a surprise visit by Managing Director for B...

image-web version cf.png
Green Champion Carolyn awarded for her efforts

Carolyn Fletcher, System Support Officer in our Systems Support Team at QHB has been awarded our monthly ‘Excellent Employee’ Award to recognise the efforts she has made to making her team...

image-Patient Hero - Dr Das and Susan Feely 1 - Copy.JPG
Dr Prantik Das and Susan Feely: Patient Hero Award

Two members of our Oncology team have won this month’s ‘Patient Hero Award’, after being nominated by a family for the superb support provided to both a patient and their loved ones....