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's Honours in recognition of their tireless commitment and contributions to enhancing the lives of patients living with Parkinson's disease
UHDB pharmacy technician Gail Hall won the Katherine Miles poster category at this year's Association of Pharmacy Technicians UK conference in Bristol.
Facing strong competition from her peers nationally, Gail produced a thought-provoking poster based on her doctoral research.
A team of compassionate nurses working to ensure more children can receive end of life care at home with their loved ones has been recognised nationally after winning a Nursing Times Award - as well as being shortlisted for a second award. UHDB's Childrens' Community Nursing Team, working in partnership with colleagues from Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) and Derbyshire Healthcare United (DHU), formed the 'Derbyshire Paediatric Palliative Care Urgent Response Service', to assist children to die in their own homes with their families and home comforts close by, when they otherwise have been admitted to a hospital or hospice.
An innovative project which embeds medical students into the Patient Experience team to help them gain a deeper understanding of a patient's time spent in hospital has been recognised after being shortlisted for a national award. The Paediatric Medical Students Patient Experience and Quality Improvement Special Study Module (SSM), was developed after colleagues at UHDB identified a gap in the curriculum for students around understanding the full patient journey and the experiences of patients who require admission to our hospitals.
The Urogynaecology unit at Royal Derby Hospital has become one of only 40 sites in country to be recognised at a national level for its high quality care to patients.
UHDB's Radiotherapy team at Royal Derby Hospital have shared their joy after winning a national award for their innovative work introducing tattoo-free radiotherapy treatment for patients with cancer.
We are delighted to announce that one of our respected and well-known colleagues is to be recognised in the first King’s New Year’s Honours List.
Mike Conway, who is part of our UHDB Derbyshire Pathology team has been awarded the MBE by King Charles III for Services to Anatomical Pathology Technology.
Dr Fauzia Begum, Occupational Health Physician at UHDB and Clinical Medical Lead for Derbyshire's Post-Covid Services, has been recognised in the Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) Occupational Health Awards 2022.
At the awards ceremony last month, Dr Begum was Highly Commended in the Outstanding Occupational Health Practitioner of 2022 category, following her pioneering work supporting NHS colleagues and patients who are experiencing long covid.
A University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust (UHDB) consultant surgeon has been awarded an MBE for Service to Medicine in the King’s New Year’s Honours.
A UHDB consultant who wanted to be able to offer access to a lifechanging device for her patients with type 1 diabetes, has contributed to an innovative research study which has been hugely successful.
Emma Wilmot, Consultant Diabetologist, has been heavily involved in designing and delivering a multi-centre randomised controlled trial called Flash UK.
Clinicians at UHDB have been shortlisted for a national award for their work to establish community breast pain clinics, aimed at providing better care for patients and reducing unnecessary suspected cancer referrals.
UHDB’s Wellbeing Team is celebrating after being shortlisted for two Nursing Times Workforce Awards for their incredible work supporting colleagues across Derbyshire and Staffordshire. The team is in the running to be crowned ‘Workforce Team of the Year’, as well as being shortlisted for their work on the ‘Do Whatever Moves You’ project in the ‘Best Use of Workplace Technology Award’.
UHDB has been awarded a Gold Award by the Ministry of Defence as part of their Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) which recognises organisations that go above and beyond to support those who serve in the Armed Forces, veterans and their families.
One of UHDB’s highly valued governors has been awarded an MBE Honour for Services to Nursing and the community of Derby’ over the last 50 years.
Maura Teager has had a long and distinguished career which has seen her serve the people of Derbyshire for the past five decades in roles that include nurse, midwife, volunteer, governor, NHS board member and Director of Nursing.
Dr Andrew Goddard, consultant gastroenterologist at UHDB and president of Royal College of Physicians, has been knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to health and social care.
Dr Goddard has been recognised as one of the UK’s leading gastroenterologists and has been praised for his ‘outstanding’ leadership during the pandemic, helping unite all parts of the system, while continuing to provide care for Covid-19 patients.
A biomedical scientist at UHDB has received two awards after completing a degree level apprenticeship funded by the Trust.
A midwife who has worked tirelessly to support new mums and ‘put women first’ during the pandemic has been awarded a prestigious accolade.
Katherine Mabey, who works as a midwife for UHDB was nominated by her colleague Patti Paine for a Silver award and has been given the award today by the Chief Midwifery Officer, Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent.
Retired UHDB End of Life Care Facilitator, Karen Bussooa, has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in The Queen’s New Year’s Honours List for her services to End of Life Care
The lengths that UHDB teams have gone to during the pandemic to limit the spread of Covid-19 in our hospitals has been recognised on a national scale.
UHDB has been shortlisted for two awards at the Health Business Awards for the Trust’s ‘Redirooms’ project, which has helped to reduce the spread of Covid-19 in our hospitals and keep people safe.
Pop-up pods, known as Redirooms, have been used in different assessment areas across the Trust since last winter, including at Royal Derby Hospital’s Medical Assessment Unit – meaning patients suspected of having Covid-19 can be separated from others until their test results are known.
The ISS Portering Team at Royal Derby Hospital were awarded with the Team of the Year award at last night’s national IWFM Impact awards for providing an exceptional service.
We are pleased to announce that our UHDB Wellbeing Team were announced as the winner for Best Wellbeing and Staff Experience Engagement Initiative at the Nursing Times Workforce and Summit Awards.
Teams at Queen’s Hospital Burton and Royal Derby Hospital have this week been presented with awards for their unflagging dedication and care to cancer patients.
OMFS specialty doctor, Dr Jothi Srinivasan, Dr Jothi Srinivasan, has been awarded with the 2020 Associate Fellows Award by the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial at their annual scientific meeting in October 2021.
The fantastic work of the urology team at Queen’s Hospital Burton will be showcased to cancer clinicians from across the UK at a national conference taking place next week.
A senior orthodontic registrar has been presented with two awards at the British Orthodontic Conference for the MOrth Cases prize and Research Protocol award.
His Royal Highness Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, visited Royal Derby Hospital this afternoon (Wednesday 20 October) to thank our colleagues for their phenomenal efforts through the pandemic. UHDB staff have showcased an incredible commitment to supporting our patients and each other throughout the pandemic, with colleagues being redeployed to different acute areas like ICU and A&E.
We are delighted to share the news that two of UHDB’s outstanding leaders, Helen Forrest, Infection Control Lead Nurse, and Gill Ogden, Director of Nursing, have today been awarded the CNO Silver Award.
University Hospitals of Derby and Burton’s Executive Chief Nurse has been appointed to a prestigious role at NHS England. Cathy Winfield MBE will spend one day a week on secondment as one of three new Executive Nurse Fellows.
A UHDB nurse has won a prestigious national award for her role in helping to establish our Lymphoedema team as one of the best of its kind in the world.
The Trust was exceptionally proud to see the service named a ‘Comprehensive Centre of Excellence’ by the Lymphatic Education and Research Network last year – one of only 11 centres in the world to receive this accolade.
A UHDB respiratory service that has provided vital support to patients throughout Covid-19 has received national recognition.
ImpACT+ (Improving Adult Respiratory Care Together) has helped patients with lung conditions by bringing different services together to offer comprehensive support to patients throughout all points in their care pathway, both at hospital and in their own homes.