Inpatient Unit

  • The hospice inpatient unit has ten fully refurbished single bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, each with private access to garden. There is also the facility to convert two of these single rooms into double occupancy, as not all patients want have a single room.
  • At St John’s we have an ‘open visiting’ policy for relatives so that you can visit any time of day or night. We have facilities for a small number of relatives to stay overnight and there is also a comfortable relatives lounge, kitchen and dining area.
  • Catering Services – home cooked healthy meals are served at St John’s, refreshments are always available and patient and relatives are also welcome to bring in their own food too.
  • TV and radio – each room is equipped with its own TV and Radio, there are also communal TV’s in the Social areas.
  • Internet Access – There is free WiFi available at St John’s Hospice
  • Mobile Phones, tablets and laptops – Patients are welcome to use these devices. Please be considerate of other patients regarding the volume of ring tones and the times of incoming calls etc. Visitors are advised to use their mobile phones away from the ward areas.
  • Hairdresser – This service is available for inpatients. Please speak to a member of the nursing team to organise.
  • Smoking – Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust has a No Smoking policy.

Day Hospice

Our new facility provides a spacious environment for numerous activities. We have a main lounge and activity area, conservatory, treatment and consulting rooms, dining room.


The hospice has its own Chapel within the building which is open 24 hours a day.

Car Parking

St John’s Hospice has a number of disabled parking bays located in front of the main entrance. The car parking is free on site and available to the front and back of the hospice or within the grounds of Tickhill Road Hospital.

Restaurant Facilities

St John’s hospice has a just opened a small café on site, it is open 7 days a week and is available for patients and their relatives. The café provides fresh home cooked food daily, at a reasonable price and can be ordered throughout the day.