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

  • Princess Mary Ward

    The ward was opened in 1985, created in an area previously used as a maternity ward on the lower... Read More

  • West Ward

    West Ward was one of the two original wards to be built in 1870 and opened to the public in April... Read More

  • East Ward

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