Specialist Consultant helps babies with tongue tie

A Barnsley Hospital Consultant is providing specialist treatment to babies, in Barnsley and surrounding areas, who struggle to breast feed due to a condition known as tongue tie. Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dr Ricardo Mohammad-Ali, has specialist interest in, and extensive experience of,  assessing and treating babies with tongue tie. A tongue tie is […]

Giving feedback made easier for patients

  A new system has been installed at Barnsley Hospital to make it easier for patients to give their feedback on the services provided. Barnsley Hospital already takes part in the NHS-wide Friends and Family Test where patients are asked “How likely are you to recommend our ward/A&E department to friends and family if they […]

Improved service benefits patients at Barnsley Hospital

A new and improved service at Barnsley Hospital minimises discomfort and helps reduce the time spent in hospital for patients needing intravenous treatments. A Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) line, is a long, thin, flexible tube which is inserted into one of the large veins of the arm near the bend of the elbow. It […]

Local couple raise money in memory of their daughter

Kerry and Scott Collins from Barnsley have shown their support for Barnsley Hospital Charity by raising a phenomenal £2,644.17 in memory of their baby daughter who they sadly lost in June 2013. The money was raised through various activities including a family fun day, parachute jumps, a go karting day and bucket collections. The total […]

Barnsley Hospital team help develop services overseas

Last month locum Consultant Gastroenterologist, Dr Elmuhtady Said, led a team of experts from Barnsley Hospital when they travelled to Khartoum, Sudan, to help develop endoscopy services at a local hospital. Along with Dr Said, the endoscopy team from Barnsley Hospital included Sister Karen Smith, Sister Fiona James and Staff Nurse Caroline Mitchell. They were […]

Local supermarket pledges to support Barnsley Hospital Charity

  A local branch of The Co-operative Food has raised a fantastic £252.00 for Barnsley Hospital Charity and has pledged to continue fundraising and donating throughout 2014. Staff at the Royston branch of the supermarket decided to raise money for Barnsley Hospital Charity after the father of Team Manager Jacky O’Dowd was treated in the […]

Patients would recommend Barnsley maternity services

Patients at Barnsley Hospital would recommend the Hospital’s maternity services to their friends and family, according to the first set of Friends and Family Test results for maternity. The results show that 100% of patients are either ‘likely’ or ‘extremely likely’ to recommend the Hospital’s antenatal and community postnatal services, with scores of 94% for […]

Barnsley Hospital Consultant helps develop A&E services abroad

A&E consultant, Dr Asim Salim, joined a team of UK consultants, specialists, GPs and paramedics who travelled to Banjul, The Gambia to teach and train emergency department staff at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH). The trip was organised by Humanity First Medical, a not-for-profit international aid agency and its aim was to raise […]