Diabetic eye screening at Barnsley Hospital

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, Barnsley and Rotherham Diabetic Eye Screening have suspended all routine eye screening and slit lamp screening until further notice. Individuals with diabetes who were due for screening or become due for screening during this suspension will be reviewed and recalled as soon as possible, when the service is in […]

Viewings in the mortuary cancelled with immediate effect

With great sadness, with immediate effect, and in line with national guidance, we are no longer providing viewings in the hospital mortuary. We need to protect the general public and our staff in these difficult times.

Barnsley Hospital News – Spring 2020

The latest edition of Barnsley Hospital News is now available to view online. Click below to view online or download. For past issues click here to view the archive

Car Parking – Temporary Access Arrangements

To support staff during the current times, as of 25/3/2020, we are intending to make our car parks as accessible as possible to staff, essential visitors and contractors. Our car parking will be free of charge until further notice. Please note that this will be piloted initially, and then reviewed monthly to ensure that we […]

Public shout outs – Share your stories and messages

In these troubling times it is always good to be able to receive and share positive messages. Please let us know if you have any: Good news stories How our staff have gone above and beyond Simply a thank you for our service You can tweet us @barnshospital using the #ThankYouNHS or fill in the […]

Appointments at Barnsley Hospital during the Coronavirus pandemic

We are making rapid changes to how we deliver services at the hospital so we can best serve our community during the Coronavirus pandemic. We have made the following changes to appointments. Outpatient Appointments We are continuing to provide essential Outpatient appointments however, many appointments will be postponed if possible. Patients coming to the hospital […]

Things you can do to help stop viruses like coronavirus spreading

 Help stop viruses like coronavirus spreading: Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze Put used tissues in the bin immediately Wash your hands with soap and water often – use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available Try to avoid […]

Barnsley & Rotherham Hospitals blood sciences automation replacement update

Since May 2019, the Blood Sciences operations provided by Barnsley and Rotherham integrated laboratory Service (BRILS), have been receiving a major equipment replacement and automation upgrade. BRILS blood science labs will be significantly enhanced, through the replacement of their battery of analysers, robotics and automation, with new updated equipment, which will benefit patients, GPs and […]