Local legend helps appeal reach halfway

Celebrity and local legend, Dickie Bird OBE, has shown his support to Barnsley Hospital Charity’s Tiny Hearts Appeal by donating to the cause for a second time. Following on from his generous donation last year, Dickie has made another huge £35,000 donation to the cause taking the appeal past the £500,000 half way point. The […]

Jaxon’s Gift Wristbands

Barnsley Hospital is supplying all women who are 24 weeks pregnant with purple wristbands to remind them to check their baby’s movements during pregnancy. Provided by local charity “Jaxon’s Gift”, which raises money to help families bereave for young children, midwives will explain the use of the band and help reinforce the usual advice about […]

Non-Executive Directors appointed  

  Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has appointed two new Non-Executive Directors to the Board. The Board jointly oversees the activities of the hospital and, with input from the Council of Governors, sets the direction for the future of the hospital. As Non-Executive Directors, newcomers Keely Firth and Philip Hudson will be in post for […]

Innovative partnership between local hospitals wins shortlisting in national health award

An innovative approach to partnering up when buying medical supplies, which has saved Hospital Trusts in South and Mid Yorkshire, Chesterfield and Bassetlaw more than £1m, has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. The Working Together Partnership Vanguard is a partnership of seven hospital Trusts, including Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. We are working […]

We’ve been shortlisted for an award for the use of information technology to drive value in clinical services

Barnsley Hospital has been shortlisted for a prestigious Health Service Journal (HSJ) Value in Healthcare Awards. The HSJ Awards recognise and reward outstanding efficiency and improvement by the NHS. The hospital has been shortlisted in ‘the use of information technology to drive value in clinical services’ category for their work around the introduction of the […]

Barnsley Hospital seeks volunteers for special role

We always need volunteers for all our roles. The new role of the End of Life Companion is to provide comfort and support to patients, their families or carers at their time of need.

Local digital roadmap for Barnsley health and social care

Healthcare providers across Barnsley have have a plan to go paperless by 2020. The Local Digital Roadmap describes how Barnsley will deliver the technology we need to do this. The plan includes many health and social care systems from partners working in healthcare throughout Barnsley. It examines the capability and technology needed to achieve the aim to […]

New Lead Governor for Barnsley Hospital

A new lead governor has been appointed for Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Annie Moody, Public Governor, was elected by the Council of Governors and commenced her new post at the start of January 2017. Annie, who has been a Public Governor since January 2015, takes over from Joe Unsworth who stepped down after eight […]