The Hospital

The site of Doncaster Gate has changed and developed a lot through out its life time.

This page aims to help you understand the different changes and why they have come about. You are also able to explore the two way relationship between the hospital and the local industry which surrounded Rotherham.

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Articles of Interest

  • Introduction to the Wards

    In the original plans of Rotherham Hospital all wards were placed about 65 feet apart from each... Read More

  • Co-op Ward

    In 1917 the Masbro’ Co-operative Society, originally known as the Masbro’ Equitable Pioneers... Read More

  • East Ward

    The East Ward was also called “The Nightingale Ward” in grateful recognition of the... Read More