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 […]

We’re going to be on TV – again!

Barnsley Hospital will once again hit our screens for a second series of ‘Casualty 24/7.’ Casualty 24/7 will run on Channel 5 during their prime time evening slot of 9.00pm. The series will run for twelve episodes lasting an hour each. The first episode will air tonight at 9pm. In the first episode you will […]