Barnsley beats 131 health trusts for ‘transfer of care’

Behind every delayed transfer of care from hospital there is a person, in the wrong place at the wrong time. In Barnsley we work in partnership to ensure people are not in hospital longer than they need to be. We are proactive. We cooperate with each other and work together to unblock bottlenecks and look for solutions to minimise delayed transfer of care and make sure that people are in the Right place at the Right time.

Come along to check we’re on target for our goals

Have you ever wondered what makes your hospital tick? Come and find out at the next meeting of the Board of Directors of Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, to be held at Barnsley Football Club. The meeting is on Thursday 4 July 2019 starting at 9.30am in the Legends Suite, East Stand Hospitality, Barnsley Football […]

Jamie shortlisted for NHS Parliamentary Award

Jamie Preece, Service User Representative at Barnsley Hospital has been shortlisted for an NHS Parliamentary Award in The Volunteer of the Year Award category. Jamie was nominated by Barnsley Hospital and  selected by Angela Smith MP and who put him forward as a finalist. Jamie was born with Cerebral Palsy and struggled to make himself […]

Recent national news about listeria

At the end of May we were made aware of a confirmed listeria outbreak linked to pre-packed sandwiches and salads supplied to our hospital by the Good Food Company. We took immediate action to remove these products from our hospital.

We are supporting Clean Air Day

On Thursday 20 June, Clean Air Day will see Barnsley Hospital, Barnsley Council, Summer Lane primary school and St Mary’s CE primary school come together to inspire people to improve air quality. This year’s Clean Air Day theme is anti-idling. Anti-idling encourages people to turn their car engine off and not sit stationary for long periods with […]

Working Well with Arthritis

Barnsley Hospital is taking part in the WORKWELL Trial to help employed people with inflammatory arthritis keep working. Often this can be done with a range of simple measures such as a new way of completing a task, a new chair and regular ‘micro breaks.’ Being employed not only improves your income, there is clear […]

Why wait? The complex processes behind the hospital pharmacy

Barnsley Hospital’s busy inpatient pharmacy dispenses around 25,000 individual items of medication across our wards each month, while outpatients take home an additional 7,500 items per month. The pharmacy’s workload requires meticulous attention to detail and accuracy. The hospital has around 100 employees in its pharmacy department. As well as having two automated dispensaries serving […]