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 […]

Barnsley Hospital goes smokefree

We know that smoking is the single greatest cause of preventable death, disability and illness, and it is therefore appropriate that we keep the hospital site smokefree and ask people not to smoke on site.

Barnsley residents with sight loss urged to take part in survey

Barnsley’s Vision Strategy group wants to hear about the experiences of Barnsley residents who have sight loss, from the point of diagnosis to on-going support and services. It will ask people for their experiences, views and opinions on prevention, independence and inclusion, and services. People will be able to give their views online at https://surveys.barnsley.gov.uk/s/AJFB4  […]

Hospital apprentice Katie wins national award

Communications apprentice Katie Claydon who works at Barnsley Hospital was thrilled to win a national award celebrating the achievements of non-medical staff in the NHS.

Barnsley Cancer Action Group

Barnsley Cancer Action Group are at the moment a small group of local people that have all been affected by cancer in some way and have all had different experiences, encountering good and bad care and communication. We want to use these experiences to work alongside Barnsley Hospital and the local Health Authorities and Agencies […]