University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust, one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, covers the historic Peak District and southern Derbyshire. The Trust has five hospitals across the region, with the largest being the newly built Royal Derby Hospital. The Trust Trust employs 12,000 staff, serves a population of more than one million and provides clinical services in 48 specialities. The last inspection of the Royal Derby Hospital found it to be ‘Good’ and we have a number of services that are nationally renowned. Our other hospital’s include the acute Queen’s Hospital Burton, and community hospitals Sir Robert Peel in Tamworth, Samuel Johnson in Lichfield and Florence Nightingale in Derby.
As a teaching hospital we work closely with our partners Derby University, and we are also a very research active trust. In addition, our Trauma and Orthopaedic service is one of the biggest in the country and the trust also comprises the Southern Derbyshire and Burton Children’s Hospital.