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 […]

Remember to keep apart when putting your hands together

The weekly ‘Clap for Carers’ means an immense amount to our staff working on the front line to support patients in our hospital. Whilst we at Barnsley Hospital greatly appreciate the overwhelmingly positive support, we urge people to observe the essential social distancing measures in place and ensure this is practiced effectively on our hospital […]