Research and Innovation at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals embraces research and innovation at the very heart of its business. Our patients are at the centre of everything we do, and we continue to strive for improvements for them.  

What is Research and Innovation at DBTH?

The Research and Innovation department at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals, comprised of the Research Support and Management team and the Research Delivery team, is dedicated to delivering evidence-based treatment and care for patients through the successful delivery of clinical research and innovations. 

Examples of research and innovation tasks undertaken by our Research and Innovation team include: 

  • Exploring new techniques of existing procedures 
  • Testing new medical devices  
  • Analysing systems of care to see how they can be improved 
  • Testing the effectiveness of new drugs and treatments  

The Trust recognises the importance of research and innovation in delivering evidence-based treatment and care for patients. We believe that research and innovation play a fundamental role in achieving the Trust’s ambition of becoming the “Safest Trust in England; Outstanding in all we do.” 

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Why We Do Research at DBTH

Our Research and Innovation Strategy 2023-2028 clearly demonstrates our commitment to increasing the research opportunities we offer both staff and patients alike as well as using this research to help improve through the care and outcomes for the patients we serve through clinical excellence. We will achieve this through the following objectives: 

  • Improving health and wellbeing (HWB) to support Doncaster and Bassetlaw to improve population outcomes to align to the national benchmark and beyond. 
  • Improving patient outcomes through prevention, early diagnosis and better management of cardiovascular and respiratory diseases and cancer 
  • Using data and digital transformation to drive areas of strategic priority that addresses the greatest areas of unmet health need. 
  • Tackling the health and wellbeing challenges facing our already significant and growing ageing population 
  • Improving maternal and child health 

Find Out More About Research and Innovation at DBTH 

To find out how you can get involved with research at DBTH either contact us by email at or call us at 01302 644073.

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