National recognition provides bright spark

Energy team turn on the style to take home award. Barnsley Hospital have won a prestigious gong at this year’s Public Sector Sustainability Awards at the ExCel Arena  in London. The Trust scooped the “Most Sustainable Public Sector Organisation” in Health/NHS category presented by Lord Redesdale. Energy & Sustainability Manager Mohammed Sajard paid testament to […]

Ward 14 Hospital Hero Winners!

The hospital would like to congratulate the nurses on Ward 14 who were presented with the ‘Hospital Hero’ award at the recent Barnsley Chronicle ‘Proud of Barnsley’ Awards evening (above). Staff on Ward 14 were nominated by Victoria Slater whose baby sadly died between 12 and 13 weeks. She said the care she received from […]

Dickie Bird visits on World Prematurity Day

Wonderful local hero Dickie Bird visited our Maternity Department today to mark World Prematurity Day. Dickie officially launched Barnsley Hospital Charity’s Tiny Hearts Christmas Text appeal which aims to push the Tiny Hearts total to £500,000 by Christmas. Staff throughout the hospital wore purple to show their support for World Prematurity Day and to donate to Tiny […]

Public consultation event for Hyper Acute Stroke and Children’s Anaesthesia proposals

Commissioners made a decision on Wednesday 28 June 2017 to change the way some children’s surgery and anaesthesia services are provided across South and Mid Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and North Derbyshire. Read more here The first in a series of public consultations regarding Hyper Acute Stroke and Children’s Anaesthesia proposals is this Thursday from 6pm to 8pm at The […]

An opportunity to hold your hospital to account

This Autumn Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is offering local people the chance to stand for election to join its Council of Governors. The trust is looking for local people to represent the views of the wider public from all areas of Barnsley and beyond. Lead Governor, Joe Unsworth said: “We are looking for people […]

Help us keep patients safe from norovirus

People planning to visit hospitals and other healthcare facilities are being reminded not to visit if they have experienced any symptoms of Norovirus.  Norovirus, sometimes known as the winter vomiting bug, is the most common stomach bug in the UK and causes symptoms of vomiting and diarrhoea. It is highly contagious, meaning that only a […]

Workshop for people interested in becoming a Governor

Do you want to make a difference and put your name forward as a governor of Barnsley Hospital? We have another workshop for people interested in becoming an elected governor of Barnsley Hospital. Come along to our Education Centre on Tuesday 25 October between 5.30pm and 7pm for a chat about the role. We can help […]