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Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Website)

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a first-wave foundation trust. Their services are provided on five hospital sites, and in the community. They serve a population of 410,000 in Bassetlaw and Doncaster, and employ over 5500 staff.

Three hospitals are owned by the Trust: Bassetlaw Hospital, Worksop, Doncaster Royal Infirmary (DRI) and Montagu Hospital. Outpatient services are provided at Retford Hospital (owned by Bassetlaw Primary Care Trust), and elderly rehabilitation services at Tickhill Road Hospital (owned by Doncaster and South Humber Healthcare NHS Trust).

The Trust’s use of resources is rated ‘Excellent’ and quality of clinical services ‘Good’ by the Healthcare Commission with publication of hospitals’ Annual Health Check


Doncaster is a large town in South Yorkshire and the principal settlement of the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster. The town is located about 20 miles from Sheffield and is popularly referred to by some of its residents as "Donny". Doncaster has a new international airport and its centre has undergone regeneration including the development of an Education City campus, currently the largest education investment of its kind in the UK. Doncaster has also recently extended the Frenchgate Centre, a shopping centre and transport interchange.

According to the 2001 census the urban sub-area of Doncaster had a population of 67,977 - together with Bentley, Armthorpe and Kirk Sandall it forms an urban area with a population of 127,851. The wider metropolitan borough has a population of around 290,000.


Bassetlaw is the northernmost district of Nottinghamshire, England, with a population according to the 2001 UK census of 107,713. The borough is predominantly rural, with two towns: Worksop, site of the borough offices, and Retford. The district was formed on April 1, 1974 by the merger of the boroughs of Worksop and Retford and most of Worksop Rural District and most of Retford Rural District. It is named for the historic Bassetlaw wapentake of Nottinghamshire.


Contacts and Where to Find Us

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Doncaster Royal Infirmary, Armthorpe Road, Doncaster, DN2 5LT

Doncaster Royal Infirmary is situated 1 mile from the town centre and is easily accessible due to good public transport routes.

Tel: 01302 366666

Bassetlaw Hospital, Blyth Road, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S81 0BD

Bassetlaw Hospital is situated in the residential area of Kilton, about half a mile from Worksop town centre.

Tel: 01909 500990

For contact details of the FTPDs, Medical Education Managers and Foundation Administrators please see the contacts tab.