Tykes bring Christmas early to Barnsley Hospital

Barnsley Football Club visited the Hospital on Thursday 18 December, bringing with them a bounty of presents and gifts for the patients on the Children’s Ward. Reds’ captain, Martin Cranie, organised a money collection amongst the 23-man squad which was then used to buy festive treats for the ill youngsters. The players also visited a […]

Local business supports Tiny Hearts

A local business has shown its support to Barnsley Hospital Charity’s Tiny Hearts Appeal by donating a fantastic £1000.00 to the cause. GDA, a Barnsley-based creative and digital marketing agency, decided to donate to the Tiny Hearts Appeal after seeing the launch video, backed by Sir Michael Parkinson, on Look North earlier this month. The […]

Hospital Midwife up for Royal College of Midwifery innovation award

A Barnsley Hospital Midwife has been shortlisted for the 2015 Royal College of Midwifery’s (RCM) Philips AVENT National Award for Innovation in Midwifery. Sarah Stables used the social networking site Facebook, to set up her ‘Wardbook’ to be used by midwifery staff at the hospital to communicate important messages across the busy department. Recognised by […]

Hospital anaesthetist virtually rows the English Channel for charity

Consultant anaesthetist, Dr Cris Swinhoe, has completed a ‘virtual’ row from Dover to Calais and back again, raising just under £700 for the Hospital’s Charity. Starting at 9.30am, Cris conquered the (virtual) Channel at 11.42am, arriving into Calais. Stopping for an imaginary baguette and a few choice refreshments, the good doctor left fantasy France at […]

Ice bucket challenge raises £500 for Tiny Hearts Appeal

A couple from Barnsley raised a fantastic £500 for Barnsley Hospital Charity’s Tiny Hearts Appeal when they took part in a more extreme ice bucket challenge. Claire and James Singleton decided to support the Tiny Hearts Appeal after their son, Joseph, spent over three months in the Special Care Baby Unit at Barnsley Hospital when […]

Barnsley CCG Launch Deep Vein Thrombosis Review

Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is currently reviewing the way patients use deep vein thrombosis (DVT) services, with the aim of improving access to the thrombosis service for local people. DVT as it is commonly called, is a blood clot in one of the deep veins in the body, usually the leg. As part of […]

Apprenticeships in Business Administration

Are you aged 16 – 18, buzzing with enthusiasm and with a keen desire to start an exciting new career in the NHS, learning new skills and gaining knowledge in the workplace whilst achieving a nationally recognised Apprenticeship qualification?  Do you have a passion for learning and the motivation to succeed?  If yes, then we […]

Barnsley Hospital amongst the top ten in the country for staff flu vaccination rates

Barnsley Hospital has been named as one of the top ten hospitals in the country for its success in vaccinating staff against flu. Over 70% of Barnsley Hospital staff have been vaccinated against flu since September 2014. Health professionals and other NHS staff are encouraged to get vaccinated against flu each winter, via the NHS […]