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 […]

Covid-19: Are You OK? A pledge to our wonderful staff

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust supports the principles of the Nursing Times Covid-19: Are You OK? campaign. This means we recognise the often-distressing nature of caring for patients with Covid-19, particularly when patients numbers are high and resources are stretched. We also recognise the potential negative impact on the mental health and wellbeing of nurses […]