ICT Strategy for 2022-27 agreed at Board

A digital transformation strategy is extremely important to us because by setting out our digital ambitions and intentions over the next 5 years we will: Communicate effectively with the whole organisation, what we intend. Ensure our partners, our patients and anyone that engages with our organisation know what we plan on our digital journey. Maximise […]

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 […]

Reintroducing car parking charges for patients and visitors from Monday 11 October

Car parking charges for patients and visitors to Barnsley Hospital will be reintroduced from Monday 11 October 2021. The charges remain as they were before the introduction of free parking during the height of the pandemic, and apply to the public car parks on the Barnsley Hospital site (Car parks 1 and 3). These car parks […]

Oxygen supply during Covid-19 project shortlisted for the 2021 HSJ awards

Barnsley Hospital Trust is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Connecting service and Innovation category at the HSJ Awards 2021. This recognises the Trust’s outstanding contribution to healthcare – in what has been an exceptional and challenging period across the sector. Despite the demanding circumstances of the past 18 months, over […]

Hospital and council pioneer smoke-free road initiative

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with Barnsley Council, has become the first hospital site in the country to have surrounding smoke-free and vape-free road areas. The hospital currently is a smoke-free site for staff members and visitors and, from Wednesday 28 July, the parts of Pogmoor Road and Gawber Road that surround the […]

Hospital celebrates green achievements

Barnsley Hospital celebrates NHS Sustainability Day on June 4 with a raft of ‘green’ achievements and projects – including the removal of all plastic cups from the Trust. The hospital has a comprehensive sustainability agenda and is committed to reducing its environmental impact, protecting resources for future generations and providing a health-promoting environment for patients, […]

Single use plastic drinking cups axed at water coolers

NHS Sustainability Day 2021 (4 June) marks the end of plastic cup usage at The Trust around water coolers and dispensers. The NHS bought 163 million plastic cups, 16 million pieces of plastic cutlery, 15 million straws and 2 million plastic stirrers in 2018.     At Barnsley Hospital we used 577,200 single use plastic cups which is equivalent to 1.44 tonnes of […]