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 […]

Celebrating radiography

World Radiography Day (8 November) marks the anniversary of the discovery of x-radiation by Wilhelm Roentgen in 1895. Radiographers worldwide use the day and the days around the date to promote radiography as a career, as a vital contribution to modern healthcare, and as an opportunity to increase public awareness of diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy. […]

Elbow Crutches Amnesty – Please return your unused items

We’re having an “Elbow Crutches Amnesty” – Due to a national shortage, we are requesting the public return any unwanted and reusable elbow crutches to the hospital as soon as they can. Please return to the Physiotherapy Department at Barnsley Hospital. If dropping equipment off by car, please enter the hospital site using the Pogmoor […]

Minimise pressure on The Trust and NHS this year – act responsibly Bonfire Night

In recent years there has been a number of injuries related to fireworks or bonfire night that were treated at The Trust. As the nights get darker, colder and appropriately eerie for bonfires and fireworks displays across the region, it’s vital to stay safe while you enjoy the excitement. Before you reach for the sparklers, […]