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Nominate your staff hero

Have you received great care at Royal Derby 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

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Alison Clark: CEO Award

A Royal Derby Hospital theatre staff member has been selected as our next ‘Chief Executive Award’ winner. Theatre Nurse, Alison Clark, was nominated by her colleagues for identifying th...

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CEO Award: Occupational Health Team

The Occupational Health Team has been recognised for their commitment towards protecting our patients and staff from flu. The team received the CEO Making a Difference Award, which was presented by...

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Bathroom Conversion Project: Team UHDB Award

A team of staff from across the Trust who worked on the Bathroom Conversion Project have been recognised with a monthly staff award for their hard work following their fantastic teamwork and dedicatio...

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Hospital Porters Praised for Patient Care

The Porters Team at Queen’s Hospital Burton have been recognised for their commitment towards patient care and supporting staff. The team received the “Team UHDB” Award, which was...