Shavaune through to WorldSkillsUK final

First prize awarded to Trainee Assistant Practitioner at regional qualifying heats of the world’s largest vocational skills competition.

Carol takes Credit in newly introduced Hospital Award

Barnsley Hospital have introduced the first ever public nominated Brilliant Awards with Phlebotomy Service Manager Carol Heritage the first praiseworthy recipient. The Trust has long given out monthly awards to individuals and teams who’ve been nominated by their peers. However, it’s been decided that, after receiving much praise from members of the public who are […]

Hospital Boosts number of Trainee Assistant Theatre Practitioners

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are excited that a number of Health Care Assistants within Theatres have recently started studying towards the Level 3 Diploma in Perioperative Support (QCF) with support from Rotherham College and Louise Carney, Practice Educator for Theatres. Theatre Manager, Simon Rowe said: “These are exciting times for theatres, with the introduction […]

Health and Wellbeing Fayre a success!

Last week, Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust held its inaugural Health and Wellbeing Fayre free for all staff to attend and understand what changes they can make to their personal and professional lives in a bid to improve their health. Staff had access to advice on local services available to them with external stallholders including Be […]

Promoting ‘Huddle Up for Safer Healthcare (HUSH)’ Programme

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting patient safety and has been actively working with the Yorkshire and Humber AHSN Improvement Academy to implement the ‘Huddle Up for Safer Healthcare (HUSH) Programme’. Patient harms are estimated to cost the NHS an estimated £2.3billion per year. The implementation of HUSH has been demonstrated to […]

Be Clear on Cancer

Public Health England (PHE) has launched a ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign in Yorkshire and Humber.