Supporting birth partner attendance in maternity services

We recognise the value the support a partner, relative and or friend can have on a pregnant women when accessing maternity care services. Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust maternity service remains committed to facilitating support for pregnant women throughout their pregnancy and childbirth and are currently working through plans. We are strengthening the safety of […]

Green Pathway Tour with Theatre Manager Simon Rowe

We have taken several important steps to help keep our surgical patients safe during the Covid-19 pandemic. This includes isolating our Green Pathway from the rest of the hospital and ensuring all of our visitors and staff are tested before admission. Please watch our video below from Simon Rowe the Theatre Manager as he walks […]

Changes to Maternity visiting rules – Postnatal

A nominated birth partner will be able to visit the mum to be/ new mum & baby for one hour a day. This visiting slot will be by appointment only in order to control the number of visitors on the ward and maintain social distancing, ensuring the safety of all mothers, babies and staff. This […]

Audiology & request for batteries – COVID-19 Update

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the need for social distancing, the Audiology department is working differently from normal at the moment. We ask that you if you have a problem with your hearing aids that you call first. We can then provide advice, ask you to post your hearing aids in to us for […]

Dedicated entrance and corridor for surgical patients

Patients continue to attend Barnsley Hospital for elective and emergency surgery. To keep them safe and well, the hospital has made some changes to a corridor route inside the building. Exclusive use of the A1 entrance All patients attending Theatre Arrivals must enter the hospital via the A1 hospital entrance. This is the entrance accessed […]

Quit smoking this Stoptober

Stopping smoking is one of the best things you’ll ever do for your health, and in the Covid pandemic, it’s more important than ever. If you smoke, you generally have an increased risk of respiratory infection and of more severe symptoms once infected. People across Barnsley have signed up for Stoptober – the 28-day stop […]

Barnsley Hospital News for winter 2020 – out now!

Like everything we do these days, unpredictability is par for the course. But you can rely on Barnsley Hospital News – and the latest edition is out now. As we head into winter and Tier 3 Covid restrictions, we’ve put together a whole package of useful info. You can learn how to tell the difference […]

Building works to affect access to ambulance bays and drop off zones

From the early hours of Wednesday 21st October, there will be some changes to way the ambulances will be operating. This is to facilitate the construction of the new ambulance canopy and there will be some diversions in place. The work to construct the ambulance canopy will take seven consecutive days and will also affect […]