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Children’s Ward at Bassetlaw – Update

by Leon Duveen on 24 October, 2017

Last week, I asked Simon Greaves, the Leader of Bassetlaw District Council, what practical help the Council had offered to Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospital Trust to help recruit the nurses needed to re-open the Children’s Wars at Bassetlaw Hospital overnight? Cllr Greaves waffled for a bit about how the Council was working with the Trust […]

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Bassetlaw Lib Dems raise the issues you want answered

by Leon Duveen on 17 October, 2017

At tonight’s meeting of Cabinet, four of our local Champions asked questions of Bassetlaw District Council on the issues that matter to local people. Leon Duveen asked Cllr Greaves, Leader of the Council, what help had been offer to Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospital Trust to help recruit the staff need to reopen the Children’s Ward […]

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Paediatric Care at Bassetlaw Hospital – Part 4

by Leon Duveen on 3 February, 2017

After the response from Mr Purdue (see Paediatric Care at Bassetlaw Hospital – Part 3), I was contacted by Mr Singh, the Trust’s Medical Director to ask if I had any further questions so I forwarded a couple of questions from the Facebook Group discussions to him: Why couldn’t the Trust use Nurses from Doncaster […]

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Paediatric Care at Bassetlaw Hospital – Part 3

by Leon Duveen on 31 January, 2017

Here is the response I received form the Chief Operating Officer at the Trust in response to my emails to the Chief Executive 31 January 2017 Dear RE:  Closure of the Paediatric Ward at Bassetlaw overnight Thank you for your recent email in regard to the Pediatric Ward at Bassetlaw Hospital. It is Doncaster and […]

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Paediatric Care at Bassetlaw Hospital – Part 2

by Leon Duveen on 28 January, 2017

Further to my post earlier this week about Paediatric Care at Bassetlaw Hospital, apart from writing to Mike Pinkerton, the outgoing CEO at Doncaster & Bassetlaw NHS Trust, I also wrote to Idris Griffiths, the Chief Officer of Bassetlaw CCG who commission and pay towards the Paediatric Services in our area,  and here is his […]

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Paediatric Care at Bassetlaw Hospital

by Leon Duveen on 23 January, 2017

The closure of overnight Paediatric Care at Bassetlaw Hospital is deeply worrying for many parents across our District. I can remember taking my own children into A3 when needed.  Knowing that we were just a few minutes from home and from friends and my wife & I could share spending time at my children’s bedside, […]

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Report of conversation with Mike Pinkerton

by Leon Duveen on 23 May, 2016

As promised in my post on May 11th , here is a report on my conversation last week with Mike Pinkerton, CEO of Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (DBH)  on why the Trust has had to suspend all Emergency Surgical Admissions at Bassetlaw Hospital. The simple reason why this service has had to be […]

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Why is Bassetlaw losing Emergency Surgery?

by Leon Duveen on 11 May, 2016

Like many people in Bassetlaw, I was concerned to read that Bassetlaw Hospital would no longer be accepting Emergency Surgical Admissions and that these patients would be sent on to Doncaster instead. Rather than rely on what was in the media, I wrote o Mike Pinkerton, Chief Executive of Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospitals to express […]

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