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, […]

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 […]