Welcome to the Emergency Department

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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.

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Latest news from our Emergency Departments

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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 ...

Senior Sister Josie's leadership and development programme for colleagues recognised with Excellent Employee Award

A Senior Sister at Queen's Hospital Burton's Emergency Department has been praised for her desire and commitment to providing a development programme for junior Sisters and Charge Nurses to he...

CTAU shortlisted for HSJ award
Royal Derby Hospital team shortlisted for national award for dedicated cancer unit

Colleagues who are leading the way in innovation that is helping improve the service for cancer patients are celebrating after being shortlisted for a national award. The team in the Combined Triag...