15th June 2021

We’d like to introduce you to Morgan Kugara, a Clinical Navigator and Nurse in our Emergency Department...

5th May 2021

As part of our plans to mark International Day of the Midwife we spoke to Kathryn Worstenholme who retired as a Midwife at the beginning of May after 36 years at the Royal.

25th March 2021

Some of our Executive Team have been visiting departments and teams across the Trust to mark the Day of Reflection on Tuesday 23rd March 2020. DSFS Managing Director Dennis Kentrop spoke to a number of colleagues across different areas of the hospital and has summarised those ref...

15th March 2021

The Chesterfield Royal Hospital’s Haematology and Oncology Pharmacy Team has won a prestigious national award.

10th February 2021

Our younger patients will have an out of this world experience if they need to visit out the paediatric X-Ray room at the Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

30th December 2020

An inside look into our Intensive Therapy Unit with Sister Sally Moore...

23rd December 2020

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic we’ve been trying to give you an impression of what it’s been like working at various different parts of the Trust, here's an account from 'Buddy Nurse' Natalie Richmond in ITU...it's quite a read... 

9th November 2020

A couple have turned the memory of a personal tragedy into something that will help families at the Chesterfield Royal Hospital who find themselves in a similar position.

9th October 2020

The Chesterfield Birth Centre has helped to raise just over £350 towards providing disadvantaged children in India with a place to sleep and be taken care of.

21st July 2020

A local fundraiser has given our colleagues, patients and visitors a chance to put their feet up.

12th June 2020

Joined Up Careers Derbyshire is encouraging children and young people to get creative in order to celebrate our health and social care heroes.

5th June 2020

​​​​​​​One of our Matrons has won the very first Peak FM NHS Hero Award at this year’s Peak FM Awards.

3rd June 2020

The children of a Chesterfield Royal Hospital colleague have designed a pin badge to thank NHS Frontline staff for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it has gone national!

28th February 2020

When we asked nurses and midwives to send in pictures of their belt buckles, a symbol that represents the very ethos of what the professions are about. We collected some stories that you can read right here...

30th December 2019

2020 is the International Year of Nurses and Midwives. Here at Chesterfield Royal we’d like to celebrate our teams who work 24/7 to give our patients the best possible care throughout our departments.

23rd December 2019

Our neonatal unit here at Chesterfield Royal is always praised for the job it does. And, during the Parent Support Group Christmas party, it was inundated with gifts from grateful parents and siblings.

20th December 2019

Our Neo Natal Unit is a place that parents of pre term babies value highly. It’s a place renowned for its safety and comfort at a time when new parents need it most.

2nd October 2019

We are always incredibly proud that many of our patients want to give back for the excellent care they, or their family, receive here.

2nd October 2019

We were proud to receive a cheque for our Paediatric facilities this week totalling £1436.99.Sharon and Darren Morrell climbed Ben Nevis at the time of their late daughter Summer’s 10th birthday.

27th September 2019

Chesterfield Royal Hospital welcomed dignitaries, councillors, volunteers and staff onsite yesterday (Thursday 26th September 2019) to attend the official opening of the Mayor’s Garden.

13th September 2019

One of our Patient Records Data Officers is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for charity.

9th September 2019

Chesterfield Royal Hospital Foundation Trust is committed to being environmentally friendly – and has taken big steps to achieve this.

21st August 2019

After the department was rated outstanding during our latest CQC report, we are extremely pleased to announce that our LD CAMHS team have now been shortlisted in this year’s Royal College of Psychiatrists awards.

31st July 2019

One of the outpatient suites at the Chesterfield Royal Hospital has been given a new lease of life thanks to its patients and the Trust’s charity.

29th July 2019

The Chesterfield Royal Hospital said goodbye to its longest serving volunteer, Jean Raynor.

24th July 2019

Youngsters on Chesterfield Royal Hospital’s children’s ward have been given a creative license with support from the Trust’s charity, bringing new superheroes to animated life.

19th July 2019

Chesterfield Royal Hospital is proud to support Guide Dogs For The Blind and once again patients , visitors and staff have done them proud , raising a whopping £954.27 in July 2019. The charity and its fundraisers - both two and four legged, send their heartfelt thanks ...

21st June 2019

A Consultant at Chesterfield Royal Hospital says he’s ‘honoured’ after being instrumental in organising a successful conference aimed at improving care – and prospects - for children and adolescents who suffer from knee injuries.

20th June 2019

Two kind hearted young boys who spent time in the Neo Natal unit in Chesterfield Royal Hospital after birth have raised a whopping £222 to help make families more comfortable during their stay here.

4th June 2019

A local company has made a very generous donation to our Cancer charitable funds in memory of the friend of one team member.

24th May 2019

The Royal, in partnership with Tradebe Healthcare National Ltd, has been named as ‘Supplier of the Year’ at the NHS Sustainable Development Awards.

20th May 2019

Our new menus have gone live on our wards today (Monday 20th May 2019). They are being rolled out across the wards from lunchtime after a refresh aimed at ending menu fatigue.

7th May 2019

A patient who says that ‘’she wants to make time in hospital less lonely for patients “, has donated several pieces of electronic equipment, including tablets and kindles (plus vouchers towards books) to improve the recovery of our inpatients on Markham ward.

17th April 2019

Open spaces and fresh air are as valuable to some of our patients as medication – and with that in mind we try to make the best of as many outdoor spaces as possible.

8th April 2019

One of the team at NGS Macmillian Centre has won a national award, and says she’s ‘delighted and humbled’ at being recognised in this way.

25th March 2019

The integrated surgery team has been working hard to reduce the amount of time a patient needs to wait from referral to treatment. All patients have a referral to treatment (RTT) pathway with hospitals expected to ensure that this pathway is no longer than 52 weeks. The team has ...

5th March 2019

The Chesterfield Royal Hospital encourages its staff to get fit and active, and one IT Specialist here has taken it to heart and is boxing clever – all in aid of charity.

28th February 2019

The Chesterfield Royal Hospital will be bringing in a new system for referrals to fracture clinic from A&E next month.

28th February 2019

One of our volunteers has secured a permanent job at the Royal, continuing an incredible journey that began little over a year ago on the outskirts of Johannesburg.

27th February 2019

Dedicated Chesterfield FC supporter and Fan of the Year, Zoe Edge, has once again harnessed the power of Spireites fans and raised much needed funds for a unit which cares for premature babies and their families.

13th February 2019

Guide Dogs Chesterfield have been presented with over £500 , after staff at the Eye Centre conducted a raffle to win a hamper to raise funds for the group , which helps train and support guide dogs.

6th February 2019

An innovative scheme has seen art from pupils at a Chesterfield school brightening the walls of a doctor’s surgery.

6th February 2019

With figures showing that 1 in 4 of us will suffer mental health problems at some time in our lives, we at Chesterfield Royal Hospital are supporting Time to Talk day on February 7th 2019.

5th February 2019

A team from Chesterfield Royal Hospital is to present at a prestigious conference in Birmingham later this month.

25th January 2019

One doctor here at the Royal is going the extra mile, well 120, of them actually – all in aid of charity.

23rd January 2019

Head of Procurement Malcolm Littlewood is truly an NHS ‘Golden boy’ today – having notched up 50 years within the organisation.

10th January 2019

Admin Staff in our Maternity and Gynaecology Care Unit were treated to a ‘Big Breakfast’ after being the first to complete the recent staff survey with a 100% return.