Major Achievement for Barnsley Hospital as Monitor lifts Breach of License

Staff at Barnsley Hospital are celebrating a monumental turnaround in the four-hour wait following the lifting of the Trust’s breach of license imposed by Monitor in April 2014. Less than 10 months after being investigated by the regulator for rapid deterioration in finances compounded by concerns about long A&E waiting times, the decision by Monitor […]

Barnsley Hospital supporting LGBT History Month

Barnsley Hospital is supporting LGBT History Month taking place throughout February. The aim of the 28-day event is to recognise and celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of gay rights and related civil rights movements. As part of the month, the Trust’s ‘diversity Champions’ have contributed to materials expressing what the […]

‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign highlights links between heartburn and cancer

The following press release from Public Health England highlights links between heartburn and cancer. New research reveals only 1 in 2 people (55%) would visit their doctor if they had heartburn most days for 3 weeks or more. A national ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign is launched today (26 January 2015) urging people to visit […]

Kiddie Kaboodle children and baby event for Tiny Hearts Appeal

Kiddie Kaboodle, made up of a small group of local Barnsley mums, will be holding their first children and baby event at the Civic Barnsley on 31 January to raise money for Barnsley Hospital Charity’s Tiny Hearts Appeal. Visitors are invited along to buy or sell good quality baby and children’s items, find out about […]

Family donate specialist equipment to Children’s Ward

A local family have raised over £1500, in memory of their young son, to buy specialist equipment to be used in a sensory room on Barnsley Hospital’s Children’s Ward. In September 2014 the Linford family from Gawber sadly lost their two year old son, Jack, to a rare genetic condition called Very long-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase […]

Job advert: Non – Executive Director

  Non – Executive Director  £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 […]