Welcome to the Emergency Department

Ambulance

Award-winning emergency care

STOP A&E sign outside Royal Derby Hospital

One of the busiest departments in the hospital, the Emergency Department (ED) is known as the hospital’s ‘front door’. 

Three sites, 240,000 cases each year, the region's only helipad, and modern facilities - find out what makes our emergency care award-winning.
 

About our emergency departments

Emergency department news stories

Beth Bateman, A&E Consultant, RDH
Care for Deaf patients highlighted as an area of good practice

UHDB is extremely proud to have seen the assistance offered to our patients with hearing impairments at the Royal Derby Hospital highlighted as an area of good practice by the CQC.   ...

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Cancer surviving toddler reunited with doctor who saved her life

Three-and-a-half-year-old Ruby Richards has been reunited with the doctor that spotted an undiagnosed cancer in her kidney that saved her life – shortly after celebrating a year cancer-free.&nbs...

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Weatherman Des visits hospital heroes that saved his life

A TV weatherman who fought for his life at Queen’s Hospital Burton has returned to thank some of the heroes that helped save him. ...