Serving North Derbyshire’s population of around 375,000, Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provides a full range of acute services, plus 24 hour accident and emergency care.
The Trust has 550 beds and more than 3,000 staff and has won many awards for innovative and outstanding practice.
The Critical Care Directorate provides acute specialist clinical services and support services to the hospital trust, including thirteen operating theatres with an average annual workload of 15,000 procedures, 2,250 emergency procedures and 12,750 elective procedures. Specialties include general, maxillofacial, orthopaedics, gynaecological, obstetrics, urology, ENT, pain management and ophthalmology. Emergency services for trauma, general surgery and obstetrics are provided 24-hours each day.
There are full ITU and CCU facilities on site, coronary angiography, endoscopy services and non-invasive ventilation. Trainees are provided with a wide clinical experience typical of a large district general hospital.