Barnsley Hospital supports the Smokefree Challenge

Barnsley Hospital is supporting the Stoptober 28 day QUIT challenge this month in conjunction with Yorkshire Smokefree. The campaign aims to encourage people across the country to stop smoking for a healthier lifestyle. Yorkshire Smokefree Barnsley has a Quit Shop at Barnsley Hospital. Smokefree Practitioners will be holding promotional stands in the hospital restaurant every […]

Tiny Hearts set to benefit from Charity Halloween Night

Barnsley Hospital Charity is set to benefit from a charity Halloween party on Friday 30 October, 7;30pm till 1:00am at The Fairways in Dodworth, Barnsley. The event organised by Barnsley Hospital employee, Laurel Adams who is also Miss Charity South Yorkshire 2015 is being organised in aid of the Tiny Hearts Appeal, but will also […]

Barnsley Assistive Technology Team Shortlisted for Innovation Award

The Barnsley Hospital Assistive Technology Team have been shortlisted for an award in the Digital Health category of the Medipex NHS Innovation Awards and Showcase 2015. The team were nominated for their work in creating a communication aid app. The Assistive Technology Team are creating a ‘Communication Toolbox’ to help with communication for patients acute […]

Improvements at Barnsley Hospital recognised by regulator

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been praised by its regulator, Monitor, for strengthening its senior leadership and improving the way it is run. As a result of these actions Monitor has lifted the breach of licence for governance imposed on the Trust in April 2014. Diane Wake, Chief Executive at Barnsley Hospital, said: “We […]

How can you help keep A&E for accidents and emergencies

Please help to keep A&E for accidents and emergencies by choosing the right treatment for you, your family and friends. Local services have changed and offer more than you think, so we’ve got this quick guide to help you Choose Well. • Self-care – stock up your medicine cupboard with all the essential medicines you […]

Thomas’s Tiny Hearts Fundraiser

A Barnsley couple have organised an amazing charity fundraising event on Saturday 3 October, 7pm at the Alexandra Working Men’s Club, Royston to raise money for Barnsley Hospital Charity’s very special Tiny Hearts Appeal. Scott and Janine Meyers have organised Thomas’s Tiny Hearts Fundraiser to celebrate the christening of their baby Thomas who was born […]

Young patients’ delight at new toys on the ward

Young patients on Barnsley Hospital’s Children’s Ward were delighted to receive surprise gifts from Tesco Extra. The toys provided a welcomed distraction for children receiving treatment on the hospital ward at what could be a very distressing time. Representatives from Tesco Extra, based on Wombwell Lane, Stairfoot, visited the children in hospital and presented a […]

Barnsley Hospital Nurses hold Stoma Open Day

Barnsley Hospital’s Stoma Care Nursing team will be holding their annual Stoma Open Day on Tuesday 29 September. People living with a stoma in Barnsley, along with their partners and carers, can attend the event to meet with health professionals who will be available to share information and advice. The event will take place at […]