Neonatal Care

Our Neonatal Unit at DRI and Special Care Baby Unit at Bassetlaw Hospital care for new born babies who need intensive or special care.

Visiting / opening times

  • Doncaster 08:00 AM 08:00 AM
  • Bassetlaw SCBU 08:00 AM 08:00 AM
  • Parents may be asked to complete a list of people who they are happy to visit their baby in their absence.

Contact service

Doncaster Royal Infirmary

The Neonatal Unit at Doncaster Royal Infirmary provides intensive care, high dependency care and special care for babies born at 26-weeks gestation and above. The units’ cot capacity is 18, three of which are designated intensive care cots. There are two nurseries with nine cot spaces in each. The unit has six parent rooms, two of which are double rooms.

A community nursing service operates from the unit providing an outreach service to support parents at home with a premature baby.

Bassetlaw Hospital

The Special Care Baby Unit at Bassetlaw Hospital comprises of eight special care cots for babies born at 32-weeks gestation and above not needing intensive care. There are two nurseries with four cot spaces in each. The unit has three parents’ rooms.


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