One of the largest UK hospitals, Royal Derby Hospital is one of the two teaching hospitals in Derby. It falls under an NHS foundation Trust with the other hospital in the city, which is London Road Community Hospital, and is the largest hospital in the East Midlands.
There are over a thousand beds at the extended modern facility that was officially opened in April of 2010. The opening was made by the Queen herself accompanied by her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh. The majority of the beds here are single, offering excellent facilities for the NHS employees to provide the best care possible.
To get to Royal Derby Hospital exit the M1 on junction 25 onto the A52 to Derby. Turn left onto the A5111 Harvey Road turning left once again at the A516. You will find the hospital building on your left hand side. There are various parking facilities at Royal Derby Hospital provided for visitors. If coming from the train station, you will need to take the Royal Derby bus towards California Children’s Hospital getting off at the last stop.
Visiting the hospital can be draining, especially if you’ve come on a long journey. To make your plans easier for you, there is a list of restaurants near Royal Derby Hospital just on this page. Go dine's index of places to eat near Royal Derby Hospital offers you comprehensive menus, pictures and reviews of all the restaurants close to Royal Derby Hospital. Once you've decided which of the restaurants around Royal Derby Hospital you'd like to eat at, you can book a table online for free through Go dine. If you're looking to explore the rest of Derbyshire, our regional pages list the best restaurants in Burton upon Trent, Chesterfield and Long Eaton.
Did you know the teaching at Royal Derby is linked with the University of Nottingham as well as the graduate teaching medical school in the city of Derby?