Barnsley Hospital service helps pregnant smokers quit

The number of pregnant women who are still smokers at the time of giving birth has fallen thanks to a service run by Barnsley Hospital Maternity Services. Barnsley Maternity Stop Smoking Service was set up in March this year and has so far helped over 40 women quit smoking whilst pregnant. The service is run […]

Barnsley patients play key role in leading breast cancer trial

Patients at Barnsley Hospital are participating in the world’s largest breast cancer trial. The international Trial of Perioperative Endocrine Therapy – Individualising Care (POETIC) is testing whether postmenopausal women with breast cancer can be helped by receiving hormone therapy before and after surgery. The trial, led by The Institute of Cancer Research Clinical Trials and […]

Band 5 Staff Nurse Recruitment Fair Thursday 6 November

We are currently seeking enthusiastic and caring Band 5 staff nurses, either experienced or newly qualified to join our Trust. Do you enjoy working in a team? Have excellent communication skills? Do you have a flexible approach to working, portray a professional image and motivated to provide excellent quality of patient care? If you meet […]

Barnsley Hospital audiology department receives prestigious accreditation

Patients at Barnsley Hospital’s audiology department can be assured of the highest possible quality of care after a national seal of approval. The department has achieved accreditation from the Improving Quality In Physiological Service (IQIPS) Programme, which formally recognises that a high quality audiology service is operating in the hospital. IQIPS is a professionally led […]

Barnsley Hospital audiology department receives prestigious accreditation

  Patients at Barnsley Hospital’s audiology department can be assured of the highest possible quality of care after a national seal of approval. The department has achieved accreditation from the Improving Quality In Physiological Service (IQIPS) Programme, which formally recognises that a high quality audiology service is operating in the hospital. IQIPS is a professionally […]

Army of ‘undead’ raising for Barnsley Hospital Charity

Barnsley Hospital Charity held its second Zombie Run event at Worsbrough Mill on Saturday 18 October. Runners turned out in their hundreds to experience Barnsley’s only ‘zombie-themed’ event with around 200 ‘undead’ volunteers helping to make this year’s event a great success. Almost 500 runners took part in the event and so far the event […]

Industrial action Monday 20 October 2014 – impact on imaging services

Members of the Society of Radiographers will carry out industrial action on Monday 20 October between 9am and 1pm. This this will affect some imaging services including ultrasound, CT and MRI scans and X-rays. Most appointments booked during this time have been rescheduled and all those patients have been informed. If you have an appointment […]

Industrial Action Monday 13 October

There is industrial action taking place at the hospital between 7am – 11am today involving GMB, the Royal College of Midwives, Unison and Unite members. Urgent care is NOT affected. Patients with an appointment which is affected by the action will be contacted and the date suitably rearranged. If you are concerned about an appointment […]