The planned merger between Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust & Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust been given the final go ahead. This will come into effect as of Sunday 1st July bringing together five hospitals and 12,000 staff #Burton #Derby
A newsletter aiming to keep you informed about how Burton Hospitals and Derby Teaching Hospitals are planning to work more closely together. This is an update on their progress so far and future plans.
Update via Burton/Derby Hospitals – 26th July 2017
“We really welcome people’s comments, opinions and questions on our plans for the proposed merger as we want to make sure that we reflect local views as we move forward. Please help us by completing this questionnaire.
“Feedback will be considered as we move towards the Full Business Case.”
The closing date for this questionnaire is 1st October 2017.
Update on Burton Hospitals and Derby Teaching Hospitals partnership
“We are pleased to share with you that following further discussions this week, the boards of Burton Hospitals and Derby Teaching Hospitals have approved the Outline Business Case for the partnership between our two organisations, recommending a merger as the proposed way forward. From here, we move forward to developing a Full Business Case, which will be considered in late autumn for a final decision to then be made.
“We believe there is a great opportunity to develop our existing partnership to help us both meet the evolving challenges we face and to improve care for people in Staffordshire and Derbyshire. And we will be talking with you over the coming weeks and months to gain your views, as we explore the potential partnership in more depth during the development of the Full Business Case.
“We also have a new website which gives you information about the proposed merger and more ways for people to offer direct feedback. You can find it at:
We look forward to talking with you over the coming weeks about the opportunity we see with this collaboration.
Helen Scott-South, Chief Executive at Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Gavin Boyle, Chief Executive at Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust