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#TeamUHDB appoints two NExT Directors to join our Trust Board as part of innovative NHS scheme

UHDB has appointed two NExt Directors to join our Trust Board, as part of an innovative NHS initiative.

Xổ số miền bắc thứ 3The Trust agreed to participate in NHS England/Improvement’s NExt Director scheme, a developmental programme to offer aspiring Non-Executive Directors the experience required to undertake a Non-Executive Director role.

Karen commended for her incredible work during pandemic by RCN

Xổ số miền bắc thứ 3Lead Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Nurse Karen Clarke has been presented with an award from the Derbyshire branch of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) for her continued hard work during Covid-19.

Life-saving UHDB cardiac care service celebrates its 10 year anniversary

Today marks 10 years to the day since a life-saving coronary care service first started providing 24/7 emergency treatment here at UHDB for patients with serious heart complications. We are so proud to be able to say that our Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PPCI) service has helped to save the lives of more than 3,000 patients over the last decade.

Paul Brooks Awarded MBE

Paul Brooks, Director of Patient Experience, Estates and Facilities at UHDB, has been awarded an MBE for his services to Healthcare Leadership.

Derby Gynaecology Oncology Centre recognised internationally for outstanding treatment outcomes

The Derby Gynaecology Oncology Centre, which is based at Royal Derby Hospital, has been recognised by the European Society of Gynaecological Oncologists (ESGO) for providing exceptional care and delivering better outcomes as a result of more comprehensive surgery for ovarian cancer. This makes the Trust one of only 47 such centres in Europe to be recognised by ESGO.

Dermatology clinicians working together to enhance patient experience across the community

UHDB’s Dermatology team has been commended for working with GPs across Derbyshire to help patients with potential skin conditions to be assessed by a specialist sooner. The Consultant Connect service allows our Dermatology consultants to offer clinical advice to GPs remotely on whether there is a need for their patient to be seen by a specialist in our hospitals.

Sister Ajinder advises how you can help the elderly this winter

Ajinder Gidda, Sister on Ward 306 at Royal Derby Hospital, this week shares advice on how you can help to ensure elderly relatives and friends are well this winter. Simple things such as a phone or video call to check they’re okay or doing their food shopping for them where it’s safe to do so can make a real difference.

Fire engine wrapped pink to support organ donation

Today Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (DFRS) in partnership with University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust (UHDB) is unveiling the latest fire engine to be wrapped in support of a community cause. The pink and purple wrapped engine has been designed to raise awareness of organ donation.


Home from hospital for Christmas

Our staff will be doing all they can to make sure patients can be safely discharged home before Christmas.

RDH Sister Lisa presented with award for dedication during pandemic

A Royal Derby Hospital Sister has been awarded a special award by the Derbyshire Branch of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) for her outstanding contributions during Covid-19. Lisa Wilkinson, Sister in Surgical Outpatients, has been recognised as part of the RCN’s celebrations for International Year of the Nurse and Midwife and is one of 20 award winners in the county.

Lyndsay explains how Minor Injuries Units can help you this winter

Xổ số miền bắc thứ 3The teams at our minor injuries units at Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital in Tamworth and Samuel Johnson Community Hospital in Lichfield have shared advice about how they can help you this winter without the need for you to visit A&E.

Inspirational Donna shares her journey after beating cancer during Covid-19

Xổ số miền bắc thứ 3A mum-of-three who has recently finished treatment for breast cancer has documented her journey of undergoing treatment for a serious health condition during the pandemic on social media. Donna Bloy was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2020 and started an Instagram account to document not only her cancer treatment during Covid-19.

Christmas miracle ends 6 month hospital stay for 20 year-old patient

A 20 year-old from Derby has been discharged just in time for Christmas with his family after a 30 week stay at the Royal Derby Hospital.

Sam Hine, 20, was first admitted to hospital in May where he was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis. After a just under seven months in hospital, including spending time on our Intensive Care Unit and an operation that saved his life, he is over the moon to be going home for Christmas.


Nurse Educator Alex shares Christmas cheer with staff and patients

A Nurse Educator from our Medical Assessment Unit has taken to the “stage” to help keep our patients upbeat and smiling this Christmas.

Xổ số miền bắc thứ 3Alex Penfold, 28, who works on our Medical Assessment Unit at Royal Derby Hospital sang a few festive songs for our patients on our MAU this morning as a festive Friday treat.  Alex sings in her spare time and usually performs to multiple audiences, but unfortunately this year due to the on-going pandemic, she has only been able to perform in two performances, both of which have been for her patients on the Medical Assessment Unit.

We're recruiting for Emergency Department Nurses!

Team UHDB have an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic and hardworking Registered Nurse's to work within our Emergency Department at Queen’s Hospital Burton.

Xổ số miền bắc thứ 3 The Emergency Department at Queens Hospital Burton is a busy ED, seeing on average 130,000 patients per year.

Xổ số miền bắc thứ 3Jodie Preston is a qualified A&E Nurse working within the department. Jodie explains how she settled in to her new career at UHDB just over two years ago with the help of her friendly team and what advice she would give to nurses looking for an exciting new opportunity working in A&E.

Healthcare Assistant Chris provides guidance on staying well this winter

Xổ số miền bắc thứ 3Chris Ayre, Healthcare Assistant at Royal Derby Hospital, says that it is vital to continue to follow the Hands, Face, Space guidance to limit the spread of Covid-19 in our communities. It is also important to get your flu jab as early as you can this year to protect your family, friends and colleagues.


Assistant Practitioner Sharon shines a light on invisible disabilities

International Day of People With Disabilities stands as a reminder of the importance of removing barriers for millions of people living with a disability, both visible and invisible.

Xổ số miền bắc thứ 3We spoke to Assistant Practitioner, Sharon, about her experience living with an invisible disability; from diagnosis, treatment and the impact it has had on her life, to how she is now representing our disabled staff at UHDB.

Physio Ryan shares advice on staying well this winter

Ryan Bennett, Physiotherapist at London Road Community Hospital, says that it is important to make sure you are keeping yourself physically and mentally well this winter, whether you live with a long-term condition or not. Keeping busy and doing regular exercise where it is safe to do so is a great way of staying well.

National Grief Awareness Week

Xổ số miền bắc thứ 3The bereaved have often felt alone and isolated throughout the Coronavirus pandemic. Sharing stories can help those grieving to know that the person who has died will be remembered and can help the bereaved to process their grief. Sharing stories can help others to understand the impact of grief and loss and enable conversations to take place.

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