Job Advertisement: Non – Executive Directors

  £12,000 per annum, an average of five days per month Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is at a major crossroads.  A 380-bed acute Trust providing a range of excellent quality care to the community of Barnsley, it is facing its biggest challenge to date.  With a new leadership team in place driving financial stability, […]

Beware winter bugs!

We are appealing to the people of Barnsley and beyond to work with us this winter to take simple steps to safeguard against the threat of the winter bugs entering the hospital. It is getting to the time of year when colds, flu, sickness and diarrhoea and norovirus will be with us. As part of our […]

Sir Michael Parkinson gets behind Tiny Hearts Appeal

TV legend Sir Michael Parkinson has got behind Barnsley Hospital Charity’s Tiny Hearts Appeal, which is aiming to raise £1 million over the next two years for a new Special Care Baby Unit at the hospital. Barnsley-born Sir Michael introduces the campaign’s promotional video, giving examples of the kinds of children and families the new […]

Message to all patients: industrial action

Message to all patients: There is industrial action today between 7am – 11am for all unions except Society of Radiographers which is between 8am-12pm. We are currently experiencing a large backlog of telephone enquiries so please wait until this afternoon if calling to book an appointment.  All booked appointments for this morning remain in place […]

Industrial Action Monday 24th November 2014

Patients are advised that on Monday 24th November 2014 the following unions will be taking industrial action at Barnsley Hospital between 7am – 11am: Unison, Royal College of Midwives, Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians, British Association of Occupational Therapists, GMB, Unite and Managers in Partnership. The Society of Radiographers will be taking action […]

Hospital equality and diversity lead named as national pioneer

Barnsley Hospital’s Equality and Diversity Advisor, Beverley Powell, has achieved national recognition by being named as a Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Pioneer by a top health publication. Beverley was been named in the BME Pioneers 2014 list, produced by the Health Service Journal (HSJ) in November. Beverley was nominated for the accolade by a […]

Next Steps event, Friday 28 November

Transforming Barnsley community health services. Your local NHS Trust is continuing to transform Barnsley community wellbeing, mental health and learning disability services. We can only do this if we involve people who are important to us – people who use our services, their carers, our staff, the public and partner organisations. At last year’s events, […]