Barnsley Hospital achieve CCTV camera certification

  Barnsley Hospital has become the first NHS Trust to achieve the first stage accreditation from the Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s Office and will be applying for full certification during 2017. The Surveillance Camera Code of Practice and its 12 guiding principles were issued by the Secretary of State to ensure that the use of cameras […]

Barnsley Hospital Aid Jason

Barnsley Hospital’s Assistive Technology team have played a major role in assisting Jason Liversidge, who was recently featured on BBC’s ‘Inside Out’ programme for having a bespoke synthetic voice developed on his behalf. Jason said: “Barnsley Assistive Technology has, in one word, been amazing. “Right from the start of my involvement with them, communication has […]

World Book Day    

Barnsley Hospital is celebrating World Book Day by encouraging people to attend a meet the author event with Sarah Stables, editor of ‘Oxford Handbook of Midwifery’ Third Edition. Taking place on Thursday 2 March, the afternoon is an open invitation for students of midwifery, current midwives and those who are interested in publishing their work […]

Breathe 2025

The Directors of Barnsley Hospital have pledged their support to making the town and the region a ‘Smokefree’ environment by the year 2025. In conjunction with breathe2025.org.uk – whose aim is “To see the next generation of children born and raised in a place free from tobacco, where smoking is unusual” – the Trust is […]

Local legend helps appeal reach halfway

Celebrity and local legend, Dickie Bird OBE, has shown his support to Barnsley Hospital Charity’s Tiny Hearts Appeal by donating to the cause for a second time. Following on from his generous donation last year, Dickie has made another huge £35,000 donation to the cause taking the appeal past the £500,000 half way point. The […]

Jaxon’s Gift Wristbands

Barnsley Hospital is supplying all women who are 24 weeks pregnant with purple wristbands to remind them to check their baby’s movements during pregnancy. Provided by local charity “Jaxon’s Gift”, which raises money to help families bereave for young children, midwives will explain the use of the band and help reinforce the usual advice about […]

Non-Executive Directors appointed  

  Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has appointed two new Non-Executive Directors to the Board. The Board jointly oversees the activities of the hospital and, with input from the Council of Governors, sets the direction for the future of the hospital. As Non-Executive Directors, newcomers Keely Firth and Philip Hudson will be in post for […]

Innovative partnership between local hospitals wins shortlisting in national health award

An innovative approach to partnering up when buying medical supplies, which has saved Hospital Trusts in South and Mid Yorkshire, Chesterfield and Bassetlaw more than £1m, has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. The Working Together Partnership Vanguard is a partnership of seven hospital Trusts, including Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. We are working […]