Category Archives: NHS News

Work begins on scanning facility at DRI

A project to build a new Computed Tomography (CT) scanner suite at Doncaster Royal Infirmary (DRI) has begun, as representatives from Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH), Doncaster Cancer Detection Trust (DCDT) and Dame Rosie Winterton MP officiated at the ceremonial groundbreaking event. This development is a result of the acute hospitals receiving £4.9 million…
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Making Mealtimes Matter in Hospitals

Clinicians at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) are looking to better structure meal times for patients by introducing a series of improvements on wards and in departments. Ensuring patients eat well and have enough to drink is extremely important. Good nutrition and hydration helps individuals to recover from illness and injury, usually resulting in…
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Flu Symptons? Stay away from Hospital!

Doctors and nurses in Doncaster and Worksop are urging people with flu-like symptoms to only attend the Emergency Department if it’s absolutely necessary, helping to minimise the risk of the illness spreading throughout hospital. Since Christmas, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) has cared for over 200 patients presenting with the flu-like symptoms. While the…
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