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  1. Home

    1. Acute pain
    2. 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. Ankle fracture
          2. Ankle Sprain
          3. Plantar heel pain
          4. Achilles tendon pain
          5. Osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip and knee
          6. 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
    3. 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
    4. Audiology
      1. Audiology at Royal Derby Hospital and London Road Community Hospital
      2. Audiology at Queen's Hospital Burton
      3. Audiology service changes during Coronavirus
    5. Bariatric surgery (weight loss)
    6. Breast Care Units
      1. What are the symptoms of breast cancer?
      2. Diagnosis and assessment at our Breast Care Units
      3. Recalls and secondary assessment at our Breast Care Units
      4. Breast screening
      5. What happens if i'm diagnosed with breast cancer?
      6. Burton Breast Unit
      7. Derby Breast Unit
    7. Bowel Screening
    8. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME)
    9. Cardiology (heart)
      1. Cardiology (heart) at Queen's Hospital Burton
      2. Cardiology (heart) at Royal Derby Hospital
      3. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    10. Chronic Pain
    11. Clinical genetics
    12. Clinical measurement
    13. Colorectal (bowel cancer)
    14. Derby & Burton Hospitals Charity
    15. Diabetes and Endocrinology
    16. Derbyshire Diabetic Eye Screening Programme
      1. How do I book a diabetic eye screening test?
      2. Derbyshire eye screening clinic locations
      3. What happens at a diabetic eye screening?
      4. Getting your eye screening results
      5. Eye screening patient resources
      6. Contact the diabetic eye screening team
    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. Endoscopy
      1. Endoscopy at Royal Derby Hospital
      2. Endoscopy at Queen's Hospital Burton
      3. Endoscopy at Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital
    21. Electronic Assistive Technology (EAT)
    22. Gastroenterology and Hepatology
    23. General Surgery
    24. Home Haemodialysis (home dialysis)
    25. Gynaecology
      1. Gynaecology Oncology
        1. Events
        2. Virtual tours of gynaecology departments
        3. How are you feeling today?
        4. Meet the team
        5. Patient journeys
        6. One Voice group
        7. Holistic Needs Assessment
        8. Surgeries and Treatments
        9. News
        10. Useful Links
        11. Scans and Investigations
      2. Fertility Unit
      3. Gynaecology Assessment Unit (GAU)
      4. Urogynaecology
    26. Imaging
      1. Children's xray
      2. Computerised Tomography (CT) scan
      3. DXA Scans
      4. Interventional / Cardiac Radiography
      5. Fluoroscopy
      6. Nuclear medicine
      7. Plain x-ray
      8. MRI
      9. Ultrasound
    27. Maxillofacial Surgery
    28. Medical Assessment Unit
    29. Medicine for the Elderly
      1. Medicine for the Elderly - Derby
      2. Medicine for the Elderly - Burton
    30. Lymphoedema
    31. Minor Injuries Unit
    32. Neurology
      1. Kings Lodge Neurological Rehabilitation Unit
      2. Head Injury
    33. NHS 111 Online
    34. Nutrition and Dietetics
    35. Ophthalmology (eyes)
    36. Organ Donation
    37. Orthoptics
    38. Orthodontics
      1. Orthodontics at Queen's Hospital Burton
      2. Orthodontics at Royal Derby Hospital
    39. Palliative care
      1. Information leaflets for palliative care
    40. Palliative Care New
    41. Pancreaticobiliary Surgery
    42. Patient Email Service - Terms and Conditions
    43. Parkinson's Disease
    44. Pharmacy
      1. Pride pharmacy
        1. Pride Pharmacy news
    45. Phlebotomy (Blood Tests)
      1. Phlebotomy (blood test) clinics and opening times
    46. Physiotherapy
      1. Integrated medicine in physiotherapy
    47. Renal services
      1. Joining our Renal team
    48. 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 respiratory condition at home
        7. Information on your lung condition
        8. ImpACT+ referrals
        9. Long Covid-19 recovery
    49. Sexual health services
    50. Spasticity
    51. Specialist Assessment and Rehabilitation Centre (SpARC)
      1. Comprehensive Assessment Service for Older People (CASOP)
    52. 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
    53. Spiritual and pastoral care (chaplaincy)
    54. Splints
    55. Stroke services
    56. Vascular surgery
    57. Urology
    58. Appointments
    59. Ward visiting times
    60. Orthotics
    61. Rheumatology
  2. Patients & visitors

    1. Information for patients
      1. Your appointment
      2. Video consultations
      3. Coronavirus and changes to our normal services
        1. Supporting your recovery from coronavirus
        2. Coronavirus vaccines
        3. Coronavirus - Patient information leaflets
      4. Derby Private Health
      5. Online Patient Portal
      6. Staying in hospital
      7. Leaving hospital
      8. Overseas patients
    2. Visiting our hospitals
      1. Information for visitors
      2. Things to consider when visiting our hospitals
      3. 'Virtual visiting' service
      4. Getting to our hospitals
      5. Contact a ward
      6. Contact us
    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. Health 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. Urgent maternity care
      2. Maternity services during coronavirus
        1. Maternity services FAQs during coronavirus
        2. Maternity services during coronavirus (British Sign Language interpretation)
        3. Maternity resources to support Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and non-English speaking women
      3. Your pregnancy journey
        1. Ultrasound scans
        2. Existing or pregnancy induced conditions
        3. Midwife led care at home or in hospital
        4. Bonding with your baby
        5. Deciding how to feed your baby
        6. Healthy eating during pregnancy
        7. Online antenatal education
      4. Choosing your place of birth
        1. Choosing a hospital or home birth
        2. Birth centres
        3. Labour wards
        4. Maternity service video tours
        5. Supporting your 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
        5. Meeting your baby for the first time
        6. Using contraception after childbirth
        7. Safer sleeping for baby and parents
    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 of Royal Derby Hospital
    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 of Queen's Hospital Burton
    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 of London Road Community Hospital
    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. Job opportunities
      1. Current jobs
      2. Recruitment process
        1. Applying for a job at UHDB
        2. FAQs in our recruitment process
        3. Job interview tips
      3. Temporary staffing (our bank)
      4. Volunteering
        1. Volunteers' news
      5. Apprenticeships
        1. Apprenticeship stories
      6. Return to practice
        1. Return to practice case study
      7. International recruitment
      8. Project Search Derby
      9. 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. Resuscitation and Simulation courses
          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 Lead Employer Radiology
      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. 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. Achievements and accolades
        1. Presidents of their profession
        2. National awards
        3. Clinical service achievements
        4. Staff accolades
      6. Policies and procedures
      7. Trust reports
      8. How we are managed, and the NHS constitution
      9. Quality, safety and experience
        1. Smokefree hospitals
        2. Patient privacy and dignity
        3. Safe staffing levels
      10. Sustainability
      11. 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
      3. Council of Governor Elections
    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. Complex Outpatient Antibiotic Therapy (COpAT)
            2. Microbiology serology tests
            3. Microbiology specimen information
            4. Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT)
            5. Consultant advice - microbiology
            6. 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
  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. Standard operating procedures (SOPs) and policies
      2. About Derby CTSU
      3. 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
      4. Our clinical trials
        1. Our SWATs
      5. Frequently asked questions
      6. Testimonials
      7. 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