Hospital Boosts number of Trainee Assistant Theatre Practitioners

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are excited that a number of Health Care Assistants within Theatres have recently started studying towards the Level 3 Diploma in Perioperative Support (QCF) with support from Rotherham College and Louise Carney, Practice Educator for Theatres. Theatre Manager, Simon Rowe said: “These are exciting times for theatres, with the introduction […]

Health and Wellbeing Fayre a success!

Last week, Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust held its inaugural Health and Wellbeing Fayre free for all staff to attend and understand what changes they can make to their personal and professional lives in a bid to improve their health. Staff had access to advice on local services available to them with external stallholders including Be […]

Promoting ‘Huddle Up for Safer Healthcare (HUSH)’ Programme

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting patient safety and has been actively working with the Yorkshire and Humber AHSN Improvement Academy to implement the ‘Huddle Up for Safer Healthcare (HUSH) Programme’. Patient harms are estimated to cost the NHS an estimated £2.3billion per year. The implementation of HUSH has been demonstrated to […]

Be Clear on Cancer

Public Health England (PHE) has launched a ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign in Yorkshire and Humber.

Working together better to improve emergency operations for children

Following consultation, a decision to change the way some children’s surgery and anaesthesia services are provided across South and Mid Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and North Derbyshire was made yesterday (Wednesday 28 June).  The decision, which was made by the joint committee of clinical commissioning groups, comes after three years of working together with our clinical commissioning […]

Trainee Assistant Practitioners (TAPS) making an impact

Barnsley NHS Foundation Trust has won a Talent for Care award for Partnership Working from Health Education England Yorkshire and the Humber. Barnsley NHS Foundation Trust, Doncaster and Bassetlaw NHS Foundation Trust, Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust have joined together with […]

Barnsley Hospital signs new catering contract

Barnsley Hospital have signed a new catering contract that will enhance the dining experience for patients on wards and for staff and the public in the hospital restaurant. The new contract will be provided by ISS Facilities Services, although ISS currently provide catering services for the Trust, the new contract will see some exciting changes […]

Barnsley Hospital to feature in BBC One documentary

Barnsley Hospital is one of four NHS hospitals to feature in the latest series of  ‘The Secret Life of the Hospital Bed’. There are over 150,000 hospital beds currently in use across the NHS, and they witness some of the most important moments of our lives. ‘The Secret Life of The Hospital Bed’ cameras captures […]