Southern Derbyshire Tubercolosis (TB) Service

We offer a comprehensive Tubercolosis (TB) service providing all aspects of TB care throughout Southern Derbyshire.

Each TB nurse specialist holds a caseload of patients on either full or preventative treatment, duration from three months to two years in length. Patients are supported and monitored throughout treatment through regular telephone contact, home visits and clinic appointments.

All medication is supplied via the TB Nurse specialists. The service provides care to all age groups - from newborn babies to the very elderly.

Services include:

  • Full support of patients on full and preventative TB treatment

  • Contact tracing and screening of all at risk contacts of TB cases

  • BCG vaccination service

  • TB clinics

  • Health promotional activities at community and healthcare events

  • Teaching for healthcare professionals and other interested parties

  • Telephone helpline for the general public and healthcare workers

Contact and find us


TB Nursing Team
Medical Outpatients, Level 1
Royal Derby Hospital 
Uttoxoter Road
DN22 8NE


Telephone Royal Derby Hospital: 01332 787 995

Telephone Florence Nightingale Community Hospital: 01332 254 749 (Wednesdays only)


Opening times

Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm