Future of Rotherham Hospital’s children’s ward under scrutiny

THE future of Rotherham Hospital’s children’s ward could be in doubt as health bosses consider cutting the number of services across the region.

A review of the provision across South Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and North Derbyshire said the current six inpatient paediatric units could not be sustained.

There are currently 235 beds across the region, including 159 at Sheffield Children’s Hospital. Rotherham’s ward is the smallest with 12 beds, although Bassetlaw’s has been closed since January 2017 over a staffing crisis.

Read on… https://www.rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk/news/view,future-of-rotherham-hospitals-childrens-ward-under-scrutiny_27905.htm

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