Trust Shortlisted for digital appointment letters work

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are delighted to have been shortlisted in the prestigious “Trust/Board of the Year” category for The ehi Awards. The Trust, in conjunction with Healthcare Communications, introduced the Patient Portal Project in June which allowed new electronic patient letters to be issued to all outpatients who have registered a mobile phone number […]

Trust makes HTN Awards Shortlist

Barnsley Hospital has been shortlisted for the ‘Innovation of the Year’ Award by the Health Tech Newspaper.

Cancer Survivors Course

Finding it tough living with cancer or after treatment? The HOPE cancer survivors course can help. The HOPE (Helping Overcome Problems Effectively) cancer survivors course is an interactive, group-based, self-management support course, which runs for 6 weeks, with each weekly session lasting 2.5 hours for groups of between 8 and 12 participants. The course has […]

Passing of former NED, Pat Newman

We are sad to learn of the death of one of our former Non Executive Directors, Pat Newman. A former Councillor who had a role with a range of voluntary and community-wide groups, Pat was also deputy chair at the hospital having served on the Board from 2002 to 2009, helping the Trust make the […]

Babies and Children Annual Memorial Service

Barnsley Hospital is holding a special memorial service on Sunday 8 October at 2pm in the hospital chapel for families who have lost a baby or child at any time during or after pregnancy. All family members and friends who wish to come together to remember at this time are welcome. The memorial service will […]

Stoptober 2017

Now’s the time for Yorkshire and Humber smokers to quit as success rate rises! Highest quitting success rate on record in first 6 months of 2017 Rise in proportion of smokers trying to stop First time ever increase driven entirely by successes among the less well off Expert report says there’s never been a better […]

New respiratory service to benefit Barnsley patients

A new Barnsley respiratory service will enhance the patient experience and reduce the number of hospital trips for patients. The Barnsley REspiratory Assessment and THErapy (BREATHE) Service has been commissioned by Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group and is delivered in a joint partnership between Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust […]