2016 AGM and Summer Fete

We’re hosting a day of events around our 2016 AGM on Tuesday 6 September. You’re invited to join the conversation about the future of our hospital, and we top off the day with a fundraising fete for Barnsley Hospital Charity.

Charity Zombie Run 2016

Zombie Run is back with a bang and is set to be scarier than ever! After much demand, Barnsley Hospital Charity Zombie Run is returning for 2016. Not for the faint hearted, this 5K fright fest is guaranteed to get your pulse racing as you quite literally run for your life. The run takes place on […]

Barnsley Hospital treats first patients using new equipment

On Monday 11 July, Barnsley Hospital’s Urology Department treated the first kidney stone patients using their new Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) equipment. Barnsley Hospital have teamed up with Impact Medical, the UKs leading provider of ESWL services and for the first time ever, Barnsley patients can now have this innovative treatment at their local […]

Mayor opens refurbished hospital changing rooms

The Mayor of Barnsley, Cllr Linda Burgess, visited Barnsley Hospital this week to officially open the  newly refurbished male staff changing room. The refurbishment work was predominately funded by the Local Sustainable Transport Fund sourced by Barnsley Council, with a small contribution made by the hospital. Barnsley Council is working with the hospital to help […]

Thief steals charity collection

Hard working volunteers at Barnsley Hospital have been left devastated after a brazen thief broke in to their coffee shop, stealing money they had collected for Barnsley Hospital Charity. In the early hours of Monday 20 June a lone burglar forced his way in to the closed coffee shop, based in the hospital main outpatients […]

Treating Norovirus

Norovirus, which causes diarrhoea and vomiting, is one of the most common stomach bugs in the UK. It’s also called the “winter vomiting bug” because it’s more common in winter, although you can catch it at any time of the year. Norovirus can be very unpleasant but it usually clears up by itself in a […]

Barnsley woman backs Cervical Screening Awareness Week

A Barnsley woman is urging all women to take up their cervical screening invites after abnormal cells were detected through her routine appointment. Cervical screening awareness week is taking place 13th – 19th June and Adele Haywood, a photographer from Barnsley is encouraging women to take the time to make sure they are up to […]

Awards honour staff at the heart of the hospital

  Staff from Barnsley Hospital traded in their uniforms for cocktail dresses and bow ties at the annual Barnsley Hospital Charity Heart Awards on Friday 10th June. The awards were held at the Barnsley Football Club. The Heart Awards celebrated, for the seventh consecutive year, the hard work and dedication of Barnsley Hospital staff and volunteers. […]