Welcome to the Emergency Department

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Award-winning emergency care

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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.

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Latest news from our Emergency Departments

The REMEDY team being presented with the CRN Award
REMEDY team eager to support more patients access research after regional award win

A team of researchers has set its sights on expanding its scope to support yet more patients access cutting-edge healthcare through research after recently winning a regional award. The Research ...

The REMEDY research team, based in Derby and Burton
REMEDY team recognised for helping more than 3,500 patients access innovative new treatments

More than 3,500 patients have benefitted from a number of research trials and studies thanks to the commitment of a team of clinicians based in the Emergency Departments at our Royal Derby Hospital an...

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NHS England's National Medical Director Sir Stephen Powis meets innovative teams at UHDB

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust (UHDB) recently welcomed Professor Sir Stephen Powis, National Medical Director for NHS England, to meet colleagues from across the Trust ...