Medicine for the Elderly - Derby

The Department of Medicine for the Elderly offers inpatient and outpatient services to older people at Royal Derby Hospital, Florence Nightingale Community Hospital and across the community.

We cater particularly for the frail elderly or those with many medical problems. We provide outreach services to local community hospitals.

We have specialist clinics for falls and Parkinson’s Disease (winners of the Hospital Doctor Parkinson’s Disease Team of the Year 2007, and a National Parkinson’s Foundation Centre of Excellence).

Outpatient services - Derby

Our services:

      We provide the following services:

  • General medical outpatient clinics
  • Outreach clinics 
  • Specialist falls clinic
  • Syncope (blackout) and dizziness clinics
  • Multidisciplinary Parkinson's clinic

Clinic locations

Outpatient clinics

  • Royal Derby Hospital
  • Florence Nightingale Community Hospital

Outreach clinics 

  • Ripley Hospital 
  • Ilkeston Hospital
  • St Oswald's Hospital

Community hospital rehabilitation

  • Babington Hospital
  • St Oswald's Hospital

Consultations in the patient's home

  • At GP's request

Contact us

      Department of Medicine for the Elderly
      Level 4, Royal Derby Hospital
      Uttoxeter Road
      DE22 8NE

      Telephone: 01332 787 401

Inpatient services - Derby

Our services

    We provide the following inpatient services:

  • Services for the frail elderly, including those
    • with acute confused states
    • who have fallen
    • with multiple medical problems
    • with imparied fuctional ability
  • Ortho-geriatric liaison (for patients with broken hips)
  • Old-age psychiatry liaison


Royal Derby Hospital

We have 112 acute Care of the Elderly inpatient beds:

  • Ward 311
  • Ward 401
  • Ward 405
  • Ward 406

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