Children’s ward welcome Barnsley Football Club

  The Hospital’s Children’s Ward welcomed members and staff of local Sky Bet Championship side Barnsley FC on Friday 23 December. A select amount of the squad delivered Christmas gifts to help spread a little Christmas cheer to those who may be unfortunate enough to spend their festive period in hospital. Having organised the donation […]

Paula in regional recognition

  Barnsley Hospital’s Paula Maguire (above right) will rub shoulders with celebrities at next year’s Yorkshire Choice Awards. Aside from being nominated for a prestigious award alongside famous brothers Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee and Paralympian Hannah Cockcroft, the midwife was humbled by the anonymous endorsement which sees her alongside such esteemed company. The “Kate Granger […]

React to red funding granted

Barnsley Hospital has been successful in receiving funding from NHS England due to it’s commitment to preventing hospital acquired pressure ulcers. The Trust has supported the “React to Red” Pressure Ulcer Prevention campaign and with the funds has been able to employ a part time React to Red Clinical Support Nurse (RTR CSN). Scarlet Darling […]

Christmas switch off!

The Energy and Sustainability team at Barnsley Hospital are encouraging all staff to do their bit over Christmas and reduce our collective impact on the environment. A white Christmas looks unlikely and that trend is set to continue due to the effects of global warming. Having recently won a national award for the “Most Sustainable […]

New sustainability website sub-section launched

The energy and sustainability team at Barnsley Hospital are pleased to announce the launch of a brand new and innovative sustainability section to the Trust’s website. This has been developed as part of the current general website overhaul and comes hot off the back of winning a national award for the “Most Sustainable Public Sector Organisation” […]

WiFi set to be available

Patients and visitors at Barnsley Hospital will have access to greater WiFi as of Monday 19 December, as we look to improve the patient experience. Implemented in time for Christmas 2016, we are excited to bring the general public better connectivity while on site, with the long term goal of tailoring the WiFi to the […]

Chief Executive Diane Wake to leave Barnsley Hospital in March 2017

I am writing to advise that as of March 2017, Diane Wake will no longer be the Chief Executive at Barnsley Hospital. Diane has been offered a fantastic opportunity to take up the role of Chief Executive at Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust. Diane has worked at Barnsley Hospital since October 2013 and during that […]

Apprenticeships in business administration

Are you aged 16–18, buzzing with enthusiasm, and have a keen desire to start an exciting new career in administration in the NHS? Do you want to learn new skills and gain experience in the workplace while achieving a nationally recognised Apprenticeship qualification? Do you have a passion for learning and the motivation to succeed? If […]