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Charity’s first ever ‘Pyjama Day’ to raise funds for Bassetlaw Hospital Emergency Village Appeal 

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals’ Charity has announced an exciting new event to support its latest fundraising initiative, the Bassetlaw Hospital Emergency Village Appeal. On Friday, 19 July, the Charity will host its inaugural ‘Pyjama Day’, inviting the Bassetlaw community and beyond to participate in this fun fundraising activity. Sarah Dunning, Fundraising Manager for the […]
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Hospital Charity Funds Bags to Support Patients with Learning Disabilities

Adult patients with learning disabilities (LD) now have access to Vulnerable In-Patient (VIP) bags when visiting Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH). Funded by the Trust charity, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals Charity, the VIP bags are green rucksack-style bags which contain a variety of activities to provide a stimulus for those who may find […]
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The Boat Inn – A hidden gem in the heart of Sprotbrough

Imagine a 17th-century country pub tucked away on the grassy banks of the River Don right next to Sprotbrough Lock offering character, history, distinctive surroundings and some lovely riverside walks from the doorstep – this is what you get when you visit The Boat Inn. After suffering damage from flooding, the pub was recently restored […]
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Weston Park Cancer Charity’s Big Purple Bus to visit Lakeside Village

People in South Yorkshire who have been affected by cancer can speak to a charity that provides support services when it visits Lakeside Village twice in the next two months. The Big Purple Bus is run by Weston Park Cancer Charity and will be at Lakeside Village shopping outlet in Doncaster from 10.00am to 4.00pm […]
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New industrial estate in Doncaster will be the ‘total’ package

Work is underway on a major new industrial and logistics development in Doncaster that will offer five state of the art units, covering a total of 376,419 sq ft, just a mile and a half from the M18. Known as Total Park, and developed by Total Developments, the self-contained units will range from 43,525 sq […]
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New library facilities open at Doncaster Royal Infirmary 

Last month, new library facilities were unveiled at Doncaster Royal Infirmary.  The on-site library now boasts some additional features for learners at the hospital to progress their studies and for colleagues wishing to spend their break times with a good book. Three ‘pods’ have been created, which can be used as ’hot desk’ areas which offer quiet workspaces […]
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Local students gain insight into construction of new Emergency Department at Bassetlaw Hospital

Bassetlaw Hospital hosted a group of local students this month, eager to embark on a career within the construction industry. The purpose of the visit was to offer a first-hand experience of the important role plumbing plays in large scale construction projects, such as the Bassetlaw Emergency Village. The day was arranged through a collaborative […]
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Local Hospital Welcomes NHS Strategy Chief to Tour New Service Developments

Earlier this month, senior colleagues at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) invited Chris Hopson, NHS England’s Chief Strategy Officer, to tour some of the exciting new capital projects within the Trust. The visit follows DBTH’s recent success in securing several multi-million pound investments to redevelop and introduce new services at both its Bassetlaw Hospital […]
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Live demonstration of surgical robot as local hospitals move closer to revolutionising surgery

Health professionals at Doncaster Royal Infirmary had the opportunity to see the Intuitive da Vinci Xi Surgical robot in January, following the announcement that Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals Charity will fund the £3.6 million device to deliver cancer surgery for local patients. Once in place later this year, it is envisaged that the investment […]
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Adele gets dream job thanks to Aspire to Be

A Doncaster woman who is deaf and has cerebral palsy is celebrating after teaming up with a local specialist employment service to land her dream job. Adele Johnson (23), from Armthorpe, had been looking for employment that fit with the hours she required for nearly two years and after recovering from having surgery was eager […]
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