Enabling works for our new Critical Care Unit have begun

Works to enable the construction of our new £7.3m Critical 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 enabling work will take place in three phases, and once complete, construction of the new […]

Black History Month – a time to recognise contribution to NHS

Zimbabwe-born Connie Ashton, Lead Chaplain at Barnsley Hospital, says Black History Month (1-31 October) is a time to salute the vital role that black and ethnic minorities play in the NHS. Connie’s own sister is a nurse and her daughter Rumbidzai Ndove is a biomedical scientist at Leeds Teaching Hospital. Barnsley Hospital’s chaplaincy provides an […]

Black History Month – Making a big difference

As part of Black History Month we have been catching up with a few of our amazing staff members who make a difference every day. This week we have caught up with Public Health Midwife and Wellbeing Team Lead Walburgh Manhungira, who is originally from Zimbabwe and works in the maternity team. We asked Walburgh […]

£3 million secured to ‘transform diagnostics’ for patients in South Yorkshire

Patients in South Yorkshire will benefit from improved diagnostic facilities following confirmation of £3million of capital funding to develop two new Community Diagnostic Centres. The first year of funding has been successfully secured by South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Integrated Care System (SYBICS) for diagnostic centres, which it is hoped will enable people to take tests […]

Black History Month takes off

October is Black History Month, and this year is extra special as we join the rest of the country in celebrating and recognising the contribution of all Black communities across our society.  This year’s theme is “Proud to Be”, which Black History Month UK magazine says is “inspired by the 2020 Black Lives Matter events”. People are being encouraged to […]

Annual General and Public Members Meeting – Tuesday 28 September 2021

Each year we invite our members to a meeting, giving an update on the Trust’s performance and progress within the year. This year, our Annual Members Meeting is slightly different to our usual event. We have recorded a video presentation for Members to view via our social media channels and website. If you have a […]

Main entrance building works begin Monday 27th September

Main entrance building works begin Monday 27 September Construction and refurb works will begin on our fantastic new Critical Care Unit, and Antenatal and Postnatal Ward from Monday 27 September causing major disruption. What will be happening? Construction of a compound to store contractors’ machinery and materials Accessible parking bays will be relocated from Car […]