In Black History Month, Connie Ashton is marking one year in her role as Lead Chaplain at Barnsley Hospital. Connie has been reflecting on the positives, patient and warm listening ear that the hospital chaplaincy provides to patients, colleagues and carers – of all faiths and none. Connie’s compassionate work and strong faith is vital […]
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 […]
Barnsley Hospital are developing a new Children’s Emergency Department and Assessment Unit and we have been engaging with the Young People of Barnsley on things like the design of the department, signage and information and the environment. We wanted to know what we should call the Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) room that will […]
In view of the current coronavirus pandemic the Board of Directors has taken the decision the Thursday 1 October 2020 Public Board meeting will not be held in public in order to follow governmental advice regarding social distancing. You can watch a replay of the meeting below or on our YouTube Channel. The video […]
Better Health – Stoptober is back for its ninth year, to remind all smokers that now more than ever, ahead of flu season, is the time to put your lungs first, quit smoking and breathe easier, by joining the nation’s biggest quit attempt from October 1st. New data released today in the UCL Smoking Toolkit […]
Routine breast screening for women across Barnsley has resumed after a 6 month pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is currently focusing upon the core age group of 50 – 70. If you are aged 53 and have not had a first breast screening invitation or aged 71 and have not had a final […]
We invite you to join our Annual General Public and Members Meeting on Wednesday 16 September at 1.30pm.
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is excited to introduce a new Plastic Surgery service in October 2020 onwards. We would appreciate your thoughts on how we can shape the service to meet our patient’s needs. What is plastic and reconstructive surgery? Plastic and reconstructive surgery involves restoring or improving ‘form and function’ using a variety […]