Barnsley Hospital has been shortlisted for a prestigious Health Service Journal (HSJ) Value in Healthcare Awards. The HSJ Awards recognise and reward outstanding efficiency and improvement by the NHS. The hospital has been shortlisted in ‘the use of information technology to drive value in clinical services’ category for their work around the introduction of the […]
We always need volunteers for all our roles. The new role of the End of Life Companion is to provide comfort and support to patients, their families or carers at their time of need.
Healthcare providers across Barnsley have have a plan to go paperless by 2020. The Local Digital Roadmap describes how Barnsley will deliver the technology we need to do this. The plan includes many health and social care systems from partners working in healthcare throughout Barnsley. It examines the capability and technology needed to achieve the aim to […]
A new lead governor has been appointed for Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Annie Moody, Public Governor, was elected by the Council of Governors and commenced her new post at the start of January 2017. Annie, who has been a Public Governor since January 2015, takes over from Joe Unsworth who stepped down after eight […]
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 current consultations for hyper acute stroke and children’s surgery and anaesthesia in South Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and North Derbyshire were due to close on […]
Barnsley Hospital’s Research and Development department are to embark on a six month research project looking into the information and communication needs of patients, family and staff in the Emergency Department, after obtaining a funding grant from The General Nursing Council Trust. Researcher Dr Joanna Blackburn and Head of Research and Development Emma Goodwin coordinated […]
Barnsley Breast Imaging Service (BIS) and Fujifilm have worked together to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles and have forged an exceptional partnership. Having encountered a unique and challenging problem in late 2014 following electrical engineering works carried out in the basement below the department, service suffered and performance declined with regular breaches of national targets. […]