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A Career with Chesterfield Royal Hospital

About us

We are a medium sized District General Hospital based in Calow, a mile outside the centre of Chesterfield. The hospital is the town’s largest employer with a workforce in excess of 3,500 staff and works to an annual budget of £190 million.

The hospital was one of the first in the country to become a Foundation Trust in January 2005 and serves a population of around 416,000 across the Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Dales and North AmberValley, High Peak and North East Derbyshire districts.

Patients are cared for in one of 19 wards consisting of 570 general and acute beds – including paediatrics, Women’s Health Unit, Emergency Management Unit and Clinical Decision Unit. In terms of critical care beds the Chesterfield Royal Hospital has 16 neonatal beds, 6 Intensive Care Unit beds and 8 beds in the High Dependency Unit. In addition there are 40 maternity beds (16 in the birth centre and 24 in antenatal) and 97 day care unit beds.

Photos: Trevor Smith Photography

Staff testimonials

Wale Olarinde

Consultant ENT Head & Neck Surgeon

Jenny Reaney

Play Specialist Team Leader

Ruth Masterson

Senior Staff Nurse