Coronavirus guidance

If you think you may have symptoms of Coronavirus >, follow the national guidance and self-isolate for 10 days. Please see our information for visitors > before you plan on visiting one of our hospitals. If you, or a member of your family has tested positive for Coronavirus, please find resources to aid your/their recovery on our supporting your recovery from Coronavirus > page.

  1. Home

    1. Musculoskeletal therapy
      1. Spinal pain
        1. Cauda Equina Syndrome
        2. Back skills group
        3. Neck pain
        4. Lower back pain
      2. Group rehabilitation
        1. Conditions in group rehabilitation
          1. Plantar heel pain
          2. Achilles tendon pain
          3. Osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip and knee
          4. Lateral hip pain
        2. How to refer to group rehabilitation
        3. Gait and Movement Laboratory
          1. Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES)
          2. Gait Team
        4. Physiotherapy in group rehabilitation
        5. Knee ligament reconstruction
        6. Group rehabilitation videos
        7. Escape pain programme
        8. Occupational therapy
    2. Renal research
      1. Acute Kidney Injury Risk in Derby (ARID) Study
        1. About ARID
        2. ARID study - Information for participants
        3. ARID Study findings
        4. ARID study funding
        5. ARID study bibliography
        6. ARID study newsletters
        7. GDPR during the ARID study
      2. Renal Risk in Derby (RRID) Study
        1. About the Renal Risk in Derby (RRID) Study
        2. Information for participants of the RRID study
          1. Use of your data in the RRID study
        3. RRID study bibliography
        4. RRID study glossary
        5. Contact RRID study
        6. RRID study funding
    3. Audiology
      1. Audiology service changes during Coronavirus
      2. Audiology at Queen's Hospital Burton
    4. Bariatric surgery (weight loss)
    5. Breast Care Units
      1. Burton Breast Unit
      2. Derby Breast Unit
    6. Bowel Screening
    7. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME)
    8. Cardiology (heart)
      1. Cardiology (heart) at Queen's Hospital Burton
      2. Cardiology (heart) at Royal Derby Hospital
      3. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    9. Chronic Pain
    10. Clinical genetics
    11. Clinical measurement
    12. Colorectal
    13. Derby & Burton Hospitals Charity
    14. Derby Shoulder Unit
    15. Derbyshire Diabetic Eye Screening Programme
      1. How do I book a test?
      2. Derbyshire clinic locations
      3. What happens at a screening?
      4. Getting your results
      5. Patient resources
      6. Useful websites
      7. Accessibility
      8. Contact the team
    16. Diabetes and Endocrinology
    17. Dermatology
      1. Dermatology outpatient and inpatient information
    18. Derby DrivAbility
      1. Derby DrivAbility - Driving assessments
      2. Derby DrivAbility - Access assessments
    19. Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)
    20. Endocrinology
    21. Endoscopy
      1. Endoscopy at Royal Derby Hospital
      2. Endoscopy at Queen's Hospital Burton
      3. Endoscopy at Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital
    22. Electronic Assistive Technology (EAT)
    23. Gastroenterology and Hepatology
    24. General Surgery
    25. Gynaecology
      1. Gynaecology Oncology
        1. Virtual tours of departments
        2. How are you feeling today?
        3. Meet the team
        4. Patient journeys
        5. Holistic Needs Assessment
        6. One Voice Group
        7. Surgeries and Treatments
        8. Useful Links
        9. Scans and Investigations
      2. Fertility Unit
      3. Gynaecology assessment unit
      4. Urogynaecology
    26. Home Haemodialysis (home dialysis)
    27. Imaging
      1. Breast Screening
      2. Children's xray
      3. CT Scan
      4. DXA Scans
      5. Fluoroscopy
      6. Interventional / Cardiac Radiography
      7. Nuclear medicine
      8. Plain x-ray
      9. MRI
      10. Ultrasound
    28. Maxillofacial Surgery
    29. Medical Assessment Unit
    30. Medicine for the Elderly
      1. Medicine for the Elderly - Burton
      2. Medicine for the Elderly - Derby
    31. Lymphoedema
    32. Minor Injuries Unit
    33. Neurology
      1. Kings Lodge Neurological Rehabilitation Unit
      2. Head Injury
    34. NHS 111 Online
    35. Nutrition and Dietetics
    36. Ophthalmology (eyes)
    37. Organ Donation
    38. Orthoptics
    39. Orthodontics
      1. Orthodontics at Queen's Hospital Burton
      2. Orthodontics at Royal Derby Hospital
    40. Palliative care
      1. Information leaflets for palliative care
    41. Palliative Care New
    42. Pancreaticobiliary Surgery
    43. Patient Email Service - Terms and Conditions
    44. Parkinson's Disease
    45. Pharmacy
      1. Pride pharmacy
        1. Pride Pharmacy news
    46. Phlebotomy (Blood Tests)
      1. Phlebotomy (blood test) clinics and opening times
    47. Physiotherapy
      1. Integrated medicine in physiotherapy
    48. Renal services
      1. Joining our Renal team
    49. Respiratory services
      1. Asthma service
      2. Southern Derbyshire Tubercolosis Service
      3. ImpACT+
        1. Virtual MDT
        2. ImpACT+ specialist clinics
        3. Pulmonary rehabilitation
          1. Virtual pulmonary rehabilitation
        4. Fatigue and Breathlessness Groups (FAB)
        5. Home Oxygen Service - Assessment and Review (HOS-AR)
        6. Guidance on managing your condition at home
        7. Information on your lung condition
        8. ImpACT+ referrals
        9. Lung-Line
    50. Sexual health services
    51. Spasticity
    52. Specialist Assessment and Rehabilitation Centre (SpARC)
      1. Comprehensive Assessment Service for Older People (CASOP)
    53. Speech and language therapy
      1. Speech and language therapy at London Road Community Hospital
      2. Speech and language therapy at Royal Derby Hospital
      3. Speech and language therapy at Queen's Hospital Burton
    54. Spiritual and pastoral care
    55. Splints
    56. Stroke services
    57. Urology
    58. Vascular Surgery
    59. Appointments
    60. Ward visiting times
    61. Orthotics
    62. Rheumatology
  2. Patients & visitors

    1. Information for patients
      1. Your appointment
        1. Video consultations
      2. Coronavirus and changes to our normal services
        1. Supporting your recovery from Coronavirus
        2. Coronavirus - Patient information leaflets
      3. Derby Private Health
      4. Online Patient Portal
      5. Staying in hospital
      6. Leaving hospital
      7. Overseas patients
    2. Visiting our hospitals
      1. Information for visitors
        1. Things to consider when visiting our hospitals
      2. Contact us
      3. Getting to our hospitals
      4. Contact a ward
    3. Information leaflets
      1. Adult leaflets
      2. Children's leaflets
    4. Advice and support
      1. Patient Support Groups
        1. Sepsis Patient Support Group
      2. Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)
      3. Bereavement services
        1. Bereavement services at Queen's Hospital Burton
        2. Bereavement services at Royal Derby Hospital
      4. Complaints
        1. How we investigate your complaint
        2. How to make a complaint
      5. Your feedback
      6. Macmillan Cancer Information Centre
      7. Medical records
      8. Veterans
    5. Get involved and become a member
  3. Our services

    1. All services and wards
      1. A-Z of all services
      2. A-Z of all wards
        1. London Road Community Hospital Wards
        2. Royal Derby Hospital Wards
        3. Queen's Hospital Burton Wards
        4. Samuel Johnson Community Hospital Wards
      3. Consultant Directory
    2. Children's Services
      1. All children's services
        1. Children's Outpatients
          1. Children's Epilepsy
          2. Children's Diabetes
          3. Children's Audiology
            1. Children's hearing assessments
            2. Rehabilitation in children's audiology
            3. Child to adult transition
            4. Children's Hearing Services Working Groups (CHSWG)
            5. Additional information for children's audiology
            6. Contact the children's audiology service
          4. Children's Clinical Psychology
          5. Children's Orthoptics
          6. Children's Physiotherapy
          7. Children's X-ray
        2. Children's Emergency Department
        3. KITE team
        4. Ronnie Mackeith Child Development Centre
      2. Temporary changes to Children’s services at Queen’s Hospital Burton
        1. British Sign Language (BSL) - Children's Services move to Royal Derby Hospital
      3. Contact a ward
    3. Cancer
      1. Cancer services during Coronavirus
      2. Combined Daycase Unit (CDU)
      3. Familial cancer
      4. Gynaecology Oncology
      5. Haematology (blood disorders)
      6. Palliative care
      7. Radiotherapy (and Brachytherapy)
      8. Cancer Specialist Outpatients
      9. Cancer services news stories
    4. Emergency Departments
      1. About our emergency departments
      2. In an emergency
      3. Emergency department at Royal Derby Hospital
      4. Emergency department at Queen's Hospital Burton
      5. Childrens emergency department at Royal Derby Hospital
      6. Patient Information Leaflets - Emergency
        1. Head and neck
        2. Arm and hand
        3. Leg and foot
        4. Body
        5. Wound care
        6. A&E departments
        7. Adults - all
        8. Children - all
      7. Use NHS 111 for help online or on the phone
    5. Maternity
      1. Maternity Services during Coronavirus
        1. Maternity Services during Coronavirus (British Sign Language interpretation)
      2. Your pregnancy
        1. Midwife led care at home or in hospital
        2. Continuity of Carer
        3. Ultrasound scans
        4. Existing or pregnancy induced conditions
        5. Online antenatal education
      3. Urgent maternity care
      4. Labour and birth
        1. Hospital or home birth?
        2. Birth centres
        3. Labour wards
        4. Information leaflets on labour and birth
      5. After baby is born
        1. Maternity wards
        2. Neonatal care units
        3. Caring for your baby at home
        4. Information leaflets for new parents
      6. Healthy eating and lifestyle
        1. Maternity contraception
        2. Healthy eating during pregnancy
        3. Safer sleeping for baby and parents
      7. Breastfeeding and building a relationship with your baby
    6. Trauma and Orthopaedics
      1. Foot and ankle
      2. Fracture clinic
      3. Hand and wrist
        1. Pulvertaft Hand Centre
      4. Hip and knee
      5. Shoulder and elbow
      6. Spine
    7. Training and Education
  4. Find our hospitals

    1. Getting to Royal Derby Hospital
      1. About Royal Derby Hospital
      2. Contact Royal Derby Hospital
      3. Parking at Royal Derby Hospital
      4. Ward information
      5. CQC rating
      6. Maps
    2. Getting to Queen's Hospital Burton
      1. About Queen's Hospital Burton
      2. Contact Queen's Hospital Burton
      3. Ward information
      4. Parking at Queen's Hospital Burton
      5. CQC rating
      6. Maps
    3. Getting to Samuel Johnson Community Hospital
      1. About Samuel Johnson Community Hospital
      2. Contact Samuel Johnson Community Hospital
      3. CQC rating
      4. Ward information
      5. Parking at Samuel Johnson Community Hospital
      6. Maps of Samuel Johnson Community Hospital
    4. Getting to London Road Community Hospital
      1. About London Road Community Hospital
      2. Contact London Road Community Hospital
      3. Ward information
      4. Parking at London Road Community Hospital
      5. CQC rating
      6. Maps
    5. Getting to Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital
      1. About Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital
      2. Contact Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital
      3. Parking at Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital
      4. CQC rating
      5. Maps of Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital
  5. Work and learn

    1. Opportunities
      1. Current jobs
      2. Recruitment process
        1. Applying for a job at UHDB
        2. FAQs in our recruitment process
        3. Interview tips
      3. Job opportunities in Oncology
        1. Therapeutic Radiographer - Planning
        2. Oncology registered nurse roles
      4. Temporary staffing (our bank)
      5. Volunteering
        1. Volunteers' news
      6. Apprenticeships
      7. Return to practice
        1. Return to practice case study
      8. International recruitment
      9. Project Search Derby
      10. Work experience
    2. Working at UHDB
      1. Team UHDB
      2. Making a Difference Awards
        1. Annual Awards 2019 Shortlisted Nominees
      3. Living in Derbyshire and Staffordshire
      4. Staff recognition
      5. Staff benefits
      6. Training, education and development
      7. Wellbeing, health and fitness
    3. Medical and Dental
      1. Consultant Directory
    4. Nursing and midwifery
      1. UHDB midwifery recruitment event
    5. Your professional group
      1. Allied health professionals and healthcare scientists
        1. What are Healthcare Scientists?
        2. Return to Practice - Allied Health Professionals
        3. What is an Occupational Therapist?
        4. What is a Speech and Language Therapist?
        5. What is a Physiotherapist?
        6. What is a Diagnostic Radiographer?
        7. What is a Therapeutic Radiographer?
        8. What is a Dietitian?
        9. What is an Orthoptist?
        10. What are Prosthetists and Orthotists?
        11. What is an Operating Department Practitioner (ODP)?
      2. Pharmacy
    6. Training and education
      1. Practice Learning Support Unit (PLSU)
      2. Medical education at Royal Derby Hospital
        1. Undergraduate education
        2. Graduate Entry Medical School
        3. Foundation programme for graduates
        4. Derby GP Speciality Training Programme
      3. Resuscitation & Simulation Department - Royal Derby Hospital
        1. Training and conference facilities for resuscitation and clinical skills
        2. About the Resuscitation and Simulation department
        3. Simulation facilities
        4. Courses available
          1. Advanced Simulation Training
          2. Acute illness management (AIM)
          3. Advanced Labour Ward Practice
          4. Advanced Life Support
          5. Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS)
          6. Advanced Trauma Life Support
          7. Basic Surgical Skills
          8. Care of the Critically ill Surgical Patient
          9. Generic Instructor Course
          10. Community Adult and Paediatric Basic Life Support
          11. Basic Life Support & Automated External Defibrillation.
          12. Hospital Major Incident Management and Medical Support
          13. Immediate Life Support
          14. IMPACT (Ill Medical Patients Acute Care & Treatment)
          15. Laparoscopic Courses
          16. Managing Medical Obstetric Emergencies and Trauma (mMOET)
          17. Mid Trent Critical Care Network Transfer Training Course
          18. Neonatal Life Support
          19. Orthopaedic courses
          20. Paediatric Hospital Life Support (PHLS)
          21. Paediatric immediate life support (pILS)
          22. Paediatric Life Support (PLS)
          23. Teaching parents basic life support
          24. Ultrasound Course
      4. Library and knowledge service
      5. The Midland Training & Simulation Centre - Queen's Hospital
      6. National Centre of Rehabilitation Education (NCORE)
      7. Nursing and midwifery training
      8. Derby Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Training Centre (DELTA)
      9. Pharmacy training
      10. Clinical audit proposal and interest
      11. Preceptorship
    7. Lead Employer Radiology
      1. About us
      2. How does the Lead Employer Model work?
      3. Welcome to the Lead Employer – New Starters
      4. Lead Employer – Host Trust Information
      5. Guidance for Trainees and Host Trusts & Workplace Policies
      6. Health and Wellbeing and Staff Benefits
      7. Leave, Relocation and Claiming Expenses
      8. Additional payments
      9. Changing base hospital
      10. Payroll cut off dates & accessing ESR & the EASY expenses system
      11. Encrypted emails
      12. Forms and templates
      13. Lead Employer - workplace policies
      14. Guidance for trainees and hosts
      15. Contact us
  6. Contact us

  7. About us

    1. Our organisation
      1. Vision and values
      2. Our Priorities
      3. Integration
      4. Exceptional Care Together Strategy 2020-2025
      5. Policies and procedures
      6. How we are managed, and the NHS constitution
      7. Quality, safety and experience
        1. Smokefree hospitals
        2. Patient privacy and dignity
        3. Safe staffing levels
      8. Sustainability
      9. Trust reports
      10. Trust Management Stucture
    2. Care Quality Commission (CQC)
      1. CQC stories
    3. The Big Hospital Experiment
    4. Trust board members and board papers
      1. Obstetrics and Gynaecology review
    5. Council of Governors
      1. About our Council of Governors
      2. Become a Trust member
    6. Regulatory information and privacy
      1. Privacy, Cookies and Disclaimer
      2. Freedom of Information
        1. Publication scheme
          1. Disclosure Log
      3. Declarations of Interest
      4. Equality and Diversity
      5. Information Governance
    7. Our partners
      1. Air Arts
      2. Information for health professionals
        1. Pathology for healthcare professionals
          1. Pathology test database
          2. Derbyshire Shared Care Pathology
            1. Shared Care Pathology guidelines
            2. What is shared care pathology?
            3. Shared Care Pathology Microbiology Guidelines
          3. Blood transfusion laboratory
          4. Cellular pathology
            1. Andrology laboratory services
            2. Cytology laboratory services
            3. Histology laboratory services
            4. Mortuary
          5. Chemical pathology, haematology and immunology
          6. Microbiology
            1. Microbiology serology tests
            2. Microbiology specimen information
            3. Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT)
            4. Consultant advice - microbiology
            5. Microbiology telephoned results
          7. UKAS Accreditation
        2. Pharmacy for health professionals
          1. Medicines Information Centre
          2. Formulary
          3. East Midlands Pharmacy Collaborative (EMPC)
          4. Derby-Burton Local Cancer Network
          5. Quality Assurance / Control Department
            1. Our facilities
            2. Quality assurance/control services
        3. Referring to us
          1. e-Referrals
          2. Referral forms and pathways
          3. Frail and older people single point of access
          4. ImpACT+ referrals
        4. Prescribing concerns
      3. Derby & Burton Hospitals Charity
      4. Signing the Armed Forces Covenant
    8. Communications and media
      1. Latest news
      2. CEO’s Blog
      3. Information for journalists
      4. Trust publication - UHDB news
      5. GP Brief
  8. Research

    1. For patients
      1. How to take part in research
      2. Help us to design a study
      3. Patient research frequently asked questions
      4. Patient feedback
    2. For researchers
      1. Hosted studies
      2. Research groups
        1. D-BARN
      3. Sponsored Studies
      4. Research project training
        1. Research project training courses and dates
      5. Research Funding
      6. Standard operation procedures and policies
    3. For industry sponsors
      1. Metrics
      2. Testimonials
    4. Our research team
      1. Contact the research team
      2. Research Support Departments
        1. Radiology and Research
    5. Derby Clinical Trials Support Unit (CTU)
      1. About Derby CTSU
      2. What we offer
        1. Study design and funding support
        2. Systematic literature review
        3. Trial management
        4. Data management
        5. Randomisation
        6. eCRF database
        7. Statistics
      3. Our clinical trials
        1. Our SWATs
      4. Frequently asked questions
      5. Standard operating procedures (SOPs) and policies
      6. Data privacy notice
    6. COVID-19 and Research Trials
      1. COVID-19 Clinical Trials
    7. Recruiting studies
    8. How we use your data
    9. Research news