Superheroes put a smile on our young patient’s faces

Our younger patients were delighted when members of the National Citizen Service (NCS), a national service established in Barnsley by Barnsley FC, paid a visit to the Children’s Ward in July dressed as superheroes to deliver presents. The superheroes successfully brightened the children’s day when they turned up to spend time and entertain our patients […]

Barnsley Hospital is top priority for Dan

Dan Jarvis, MP for Barnsley Central, paid Barnsley Hospital a visit on Friday 10 July to meet staff and find out about the excellent work and care provided by hospital staff. Dan Jarvis regularly visits the hospital to meet with staff across the departments; to gain a better understanding about the work they do. At […]

Support patients with dementia by knitting a Twiddle Mat

Have you heard of Twiddle Mats? Twiddle Mats are a knitted mat with interesting bits and bobs attached to it. They have been designed and developed to provide simple stimulation for active hands, while promoting increased flexibility and brain stimulation. Many patients with dementia have found the Twiddle Mats reassuring and comforting. We’d be delighted […]

Directors from Barnsley Hospital go barefoot to raise funds for Nepal

Directors from Barnsley Hospital have gone barefoot to support a national social media fundraising campaign to provide healthcare and aid for survivors of the Nepal earthquakes. UK charity Health Exchange Nepal (UK) launched No Socks Rocks! on Wednesday 1 July to help fund medical aid for Nepal. HexN has already sent a 21-strong team of […]

Perrigo Charitable Foundation Donate Incredible Amount to Barnsley Hospital Tiny Hearts Appeal

The Perrigo Company Charitable Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Perrigo Company plc, has donated £18,000 to Barnsley Hospital Charity’s Tiny Hearts Appeal as their chosen charity. As one of the leading global healthcare suppliers, Perrigo vote for a different charity every year to receive the foundation’s generous donation. This year, the Tiny Hearts Appeal was […]

Hospital employee returns Special Care Unit’s kindness

A Barnsley Hospital employee raised a fantastic £2,612.00 for the hospital’s Tiny Hearts Appeal to say thanks for taking care of her son. Rachel Reeves, who works in admin at the hospital, raised the money by holding a charity night at Wombwell Cricket Club in March. Rachel’s decision to support the appeal came after she had […]

From Rust 2 Rome for tiny tots of Barnsley

Zoe Shaw, Paediatric Sister in the Emergency Department at Barnsley Hospital, and Danny Williams are embarking on the trip of a lifetime, Rust 2 Rome, in aid of Barnsley Hospital Charity (reg. no. 1058037), to support the Tiny Hearts Appeal and the Paediatric Emergency Department. The Tiny Hearts Appeal is a campaign which aims to raise […]

Local Mental Health Services praised by CQC

The work of Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust – has been highlighted as good practice following a report issued by the Care Quality Commission Today (Friday 12 June). The report looked at Barnsley as a case study and showed the Trust and […]