Coming to your outpatient appointment: FAQs

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we introduced measures to significantly reduce the number of patients attending the hospital for outpatient appointments in order to comply with Government instructions for people to leave their homes only for essential reasons. We introduced telephone and video outpatient consultations and off-site phlebotomy appointments, but some appointments were cancelled to be […]

Changes to Children’s Wards and Emergency Department

From Wednesday 24 June our Children’s Emergency Department will be back in its old home near the main department. Just like other areas in the hospital, this area is split for “hot” and “cold” patients. This means patients will have their initial assessments outside, and then directed to the appropriate area. The Children’s Assessment Unit […]

Coming for your Medical Imaging appointment: FAQs

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we introduced measures to significantly reduce the number of patients attending the hospital for non-urgent appointments and investigations in order to comply with Government instructions for people to leave their homes only for essential reasons. We introduced telephone and video outpatient consultations and off-site phlebotomy appointments, but some appointments were cancelled […]

The vital role of biomedical science in healthcare

Biomedical science staff at Barnsley Hospital Blood Sciences Laboratory are celebrating Biomedical Science Day on Thursday 11 June by promoting awareness of the high quality work and teaching the department offers. Biomedical Science Day is a national event organised by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), the professional body for Biomedical Scientists and laboratory support […]

COVID-19 – Changes in Maternity Services

Government guidance for hospital visits was updated on 5 June. Our guidance remains as stated below. Originally published 27 March 2020 With immediate effect, the way Maternity services in Barnsley are functioning is changing. Due to the current Global situation and the increasing need to protect our patients and staff, changes are happening in Maternity […]

Hospital celebrates one year smoke-free

It’s World No Tobacco Day on Sunday (May 31) and Barnsley Hospital will be celebrating one year since going smokefree across its entire site. Since then, people have not been permitted to smoke within any area of Barnsley Hospital. Specially designed smoke-free posters – featuring photos including a local lung cancer patient and midwives – […]