Barnsley Hospital Plans for IT System Upgrade

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust will be rolling out a new Emergency Department and Acute Medical Unit IT system on Wednesday 5 April at 6am. The system upgrade will result in the Trust being able to operate more efficiently by using a single clinical system for patient flow. The new system is being implemented as […]

Closure of x-ray walk in services for GP patients

From 1 April 2017 we will no longer provide an x-ray walk in service at the Trust. From this date we will be returning to an appointment only service for patients who have been referred via their GP. We offer appointments Monday to Friday between 8am and 7.30pm. If your GP has referred you to […]

React to Red Update

Scarlet Darling has been delivering React to Red (RTR) training across the Trust as part of her Clinical Support Nurse post. Although this six month post will finish on 31 March, Scarlet is confident that, with continued enthusiasm and commitment from staff, and on-going support from the Tissue Viability team, the RTR training programme will […]

Appreciating Apprentices

Message from the Chairman: At the conclusion of National Apprenticeship Week 2017, I’d like to personally thank those that have come through the doors at Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. We have a long and rich history of providing the platform for people in the area to continue their learning and have prosperous careers. We […]

Celebrating National Apprenticeships Week 2017

Barnsley College will be answering your questions at Barnsley Hospital on Thursday 9 March to answer your questions about apprenticeships and encourage you – or someone you know – to make that the next career step. Between 6-10 March, the tenth National Apprentic eship Week will bring together employers and apprentices from across England to […]

Karen’s Smokefree Journey

Imagine for a minute the prospect of turning your life on its head by kicking a habit; the habit. Faced with the damning statistics, Karen Hutchinson (right) avoided joining the 100,000 people who die of a smoking-related illness every year in the UK and made the biggest U-turn of her life when she turned her […]

Nominate your star of Barnsley Hospital

Nominations are now open for Barnsley Hospital’s eighth annual Heart Awards. The Heart Awards gives both Barnsley Hospital staff members and patients the opportunity to recognise the hard work and dedication of staff and volunteers. Since 2014 patients have been able to nominate an individual or a team for the Patient Choice category. This gives […]