If you think you may have symptoms of Coronavirus, follow the national guidance and self-isolate for seven days. We have Introduced a number of measures and changes to help delay the spread of the virus and maintain essential health services for those that will continue to need them during these unprecedented times. If you, or a member of your family has tested positive for Coronavirus, please find resources to aid your/their recovery on our Coronavirus - Supporting your recovery page.
If you booked an appointment through the NHS eReferral service, you will need to:
To change or cancel your appointment, call the clinic number on your appointment card or letter.
If you do not have the clinic number, or you are not able to get in touch with the clinic, please contact the relevant hospital switchboard:
(for Royal Derby Hospital and London Road Community Hospital only)
To change or cancel your appointment by email, you will need to provide the following information:
If you wish to cancel more than one appointment on the same day you will need to submit a separate email for each appointment.
By sending an email, you are agreeing to the following:
Do not send an email if:
You will need to call the relevant department direct.
For information on getting to our hospitals, please visit the relevant pages:
If you receive benefits or are a carer or escort, you may be eligible to claim travel costs.
For more information, please visit the NHS website.
If you have any special needs, please let your ward or clinic know before your visit.
It is important that we meet the needs of disabled people. If you have any comments that would help us improve the accessibility of our services, please let us know. Wheelchairs are available if required, but you are welcome to bring your own wheelchair, aids, or any other equipment that you need. Most reception areas have hearing loops.
If you are cared for by a relative or friend we would encourage your carer to talk to our staff about your particular needs. They may be able to explain about any special care you have at home that it would be helpful for our staff to know about. If you will need some extra help when you return home they can learn about this, if you wish.
There are a number of facilities that make it easier for people with disabilities or limited mobility to use our hospitals. Some of these services include:
If you have difficulty in speaking, hearing or understanding English, please let us know as soon as possible so we can arrange confidential interpreting support for you. To discuss your interpreting needs, please contact the ward or clinic you will be attending.