New “one-stop” clinic for Urology

The Urology team at Barnsley Hospital has recently moved into a dedicated new unit here at the hospital where they will operate a “one-stop clinic” providing patients with a more efficient and convenient service. The Urology Investigation Unit improves the hospital’s ability to investigate and diagnose patients. We hope to be able to reduce the […]

Construction of our new Intensive Care Unit has begun

Works to enable the construction of our new £7.3m Intensive Care Unit began on Monday 18 October. The site of this new unit is at the front of the hospital, in and amongst the two courtyards behind main reception. This work will take place in three phases, and once complete, construction of the new unit […]

Free Sheffield transport service launched for Barnsley-based cancer patients

Weston Park Cancer Charity has launched a new transport service which provides people living with cancer in Barnsley with free travel to and from Sheffield Teaching Hospitals for treatment.   The new service will start from Monday 6 December, and provides free, safe travel from Oakwell Stadium for people undergoing cancer treatment.    It aims […]

Gleaming MRI scanner helps boost patient experience

Barnsley Hospital has upgraded its medical imaging equipment with a state-of-the-art Siemens Sola MRI scanner, significantly boosting patient experience. The scanner was revealed recently, following staff receiving training to help optomise the cutting-edge tech features that it offers. The new scanner boasts a 70cm open bore design that will give patients more space and a […]

Hospital team helps Barnsley become first football club to champion ‘Communication Access’ initiative

Barnsley is the first football club in the UK to undertake Communication Access training and commit to supporting people with speech, language and communication disabilities.  Reds in the Community, the registered charity which delivers community and charitable activities on behalf of Barnsley Football Club, has also signed up to the multi-award-winning initiative. The Communication Access […]

Hospital unveils specialist alcohol care team

To welcome Alcohol Awareness Week, Barnsley Hospital has launched a leading, new Alcohol Care Team (ACT) to target supporting dependent and high-risk drinkers with more specialised, personalised care. The Trust hosted an eye-catching event that raised awareness of the new team, whose main aim is delivering expertise and interventions to alcohol-dependent patients and others with […]

The Trust’s recent climate achievements support COP26

In November 2021, participants and media from nations and territories around the world are in Glasgow for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference – COP26. The conference has come at a time of a series of international climate change conferences which are looking to further address the issue of global warming caused by increasing […]

Sad passing of Governor John Bower

We’re sorry to have to let you know of the very sad news that John Bower, one of our Governors, has tragically passed away. John was elected in November 2019 and joined the Council of Governors in January 2020. He was a highly respected and robust contributor based on his years of experience in business […]