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 […]

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 – […]

Barnsley Hospital Charity – Thank you wall

We have been overwhelmed by the support of the public and businesses during the Covid-19 crisis. Click below to visit our charity website and see our ‘Wall of Thanks’ We are so proud of everyone’s efforts here in Barnsley. We have an amazing hospital family which includes all those on the front line directly […]

Shining a light for our nurses

Barnsley Hospital is hugely proud of all its nurses and never more so than now when they are responding so bravely to the Covid-19 crisis. As it’s International Nurses Day on Tuesday (May 12) we’ve been celebrating by sharing nurses stories through local media and on Facebook. From 8.30pm on the big day we’ll also […]

Easy read guide to explain Covid-19 and other resources

We recognise people with learning disabilities or autism have additional needs. These needs are assessed so care and treatment can be safely administered in a way that meets their individual needs. The following easy read information will help our patients, their family or their carers in understanding Covid-19, and what changes they may see when […]

If you need medical help, the NHS is still here for you.

If you need medical help, the NHS is still here for you. If you need medical help from your GP practice, contact them either online, by an app or by phone to be assessed. If you need urgent medical help, use the NHS 111 online service. If you cannot get help online, call 111. If […]

Gifts and donations to the hospital

It’s wonderful that lots of local organisations and individuals wish to support our hospital family right now. We need to ensure donated items are appropriate and safe to accept. In the interests of staff and patient safety, we are currently limiting visitors for patients on site, so please do not just turn up at the […]