Military know-how shapes NHS pain service

The Barnsley Acute Pain Service (APS) has used military know-how to overcome incredible hurdles and achieve a tremendous amount since it was re-established in October 2020. The service was disbanded 10 years ago and the target was to re-establish it, so improving treatment of acute pain as an inpatient at Barnsley Hospital. Nigel Bullock is […]

Covid-19 update – Maternity services changes – lateral flow testing

From Wednesday 26th May 2021, the following changes will take place within Maternity services in Barnsley. The Government has announced that twice weekly rapid (lateral flow) testing is available to everybody. Pregnant women and their birth partner are advised to take up this opportunity and undertake testing twice weekly during pregnancy because this will help […]

Re-appointment of Chair, Trevor Lake

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is pleased to announce the re-appointment of Chair, Trevor Lake. Governors at the Trust considered the re-appointment of the Chair’s tenure earlier this year to ensure forward planning and continuity in what have been exceptionally challenging times for the hospital during the Covid-19 pandemic. Since his appointment to the post […]

Healthwatch Barnsley – COVID-19 vaccination survey

Please spare a few moments to tell Healthwatch Barnsley what you think about the COVID-19 vaccine. The NHS is doing everything it can to deliver COVID-19 vaccine in Barnsley, but there might be things that can be improved. Your feedback is confidential, and will be anonymised to produce a report which can then help services […]

The Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review

In February 2018, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, announced a review into how the health system responds to reports from patients about harmful side effects from medicines and medical devices.The announcement in the House of Commons follows patient – led campaigns on the use of […]