At the beginning of the pandemic, the Royal Hallamshire Hospital was the primary hospital in our region providing treatment for those people who had Covid-19 but as the number of patients rose, all our hospitals began to provide this care. Now, as numbers have reduced, we no longer need as many hospital beds available for Covid-19 patients and we’re now aiming for people to be treated at the specialist centre only again.

So if you live in Barnsley, Rotherham, Doncaster or Bassetlaw and need hospital care for Covid-19 you will soon be treated at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield as the region’s Centre for Infectious Diseases. We will continually review this based on the local infection rates and numbers of people being admitted to hospital.  Please continue to help us reduce the spread of coronavirus by following national guidance:

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