COVID-19 – Changes in Maternity Services

We updated our information about visiting rules for maternity on Monday 12 April 2021 Due to the current Global situation and the increasing need to protect our patients and staff, changes are happening in Maternity Services at Barnsley, following Trust Guidance. This information could be regularly subject to change and is for the safety of […]

Visiting patients at Barnsley Hospital

Due to the rise in cases of coronavirus in the community, non-essential visiting is to be suspended at Barnsley Hospital, with effect from midnight of Wednesday 14 October 2020

Hospital opens new children’s emergency department and assessment unit

Barnsley Hospital has opened its doors to a new £3million Children’s Emergency Department and Assessment Unit – a state-of-the-art facility developed in the midst of the pandemic. The new dedicated unit was opened with a safe and socially distanced ribbon-cutting ceremony by hospital Chief Executive Dr Richard Jenkins. The unit provides wraparound care for young […]

The tragic passing of Harshad Patel

The hospital is sorry to report the very sad news that Harshad Patel, one of our Governors, tragically passed away over the weekend. Harshad had already served three years as a highly respected and valued Governor and had very recently been re-elected by the membership to serve a further three-year term. A retired secondary school […]

‘Leave them Certain’ about organ donation

We are backing a new NHS campaign to urge families in Barnsley to talk about organ donation following research that less than half of adults in England have had the conversation. The Leave Them Certain campaign aims to highlight the impact not knowing has on the families who are left behind and encourage people talk […]

Our Endoscopy service celebrate another year of top-level accreditation

A huge well done to everyone involved in submitting evidence to the Joint Advisory Group on GI Endoscopy which has resulted in a renewal of our Endoscopy service’s JAG accreditation. JAG accreditation means that patients can have increased confidence in their endoscopy service and be assured of the same quality of care no matter where […]

Help us to improve Barnsley Maternity Services

Are you Black, Asian or belong to an Ethnic Minority Group? NHS Maternity Services, Maternity Voices Partnership, Clinical Commissioning Group and Barnsley Together Forum would love to hear from any Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) mothers who have had a baby in the Barnsley area in the last year, or will soon have a […]

Shielded patients list – latest guidance

Important information – Scam calls We have been made aware of scam calls where vaccination appointments, shielding letters, testing or track and trace for COVID-19 are being used as a way of getting personal information. Before you give away any personal information, verify who you are talking to or talk to someone you trust. Con […]