Nominations now open for elections to the Council of Governors

Make a difference and put your name forward as a governor of Barnsley Hospital Each year up to a third of seats for public and staff Governors go to election. This year’s elections include: Five seats in the Barnsley public constituency (public & patient members living in the borough of Barnsley) One seat for the […]

Boxing Champ Supports Flu Fight Campaign

Barnsley-born British Bantamweight Boxing Champion Josh Wale visited Barnsley Hospital to help the ‘Flu Crew’ jab staff in wards and departments. Josh, 29, from Brampton recently defeated Don Broadhurst at the MEN Arena in Manchester and thus became the first ever boxer from Barnsley to successfully defend his crown. So, that got the Occupational Health […]

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 […]