Stroke is treatable – don’t ignore ‘feeling unwell’ says survivor

A stroke survivor is asking people not to ignore ‘feeling unwell’ after she spent three days in intensive care fighting to recover from a stroke she didn’t realise she was having. Mandy Rylance, 60, was taken ill in September 2020 at Buzz Bingo in Barnsley where she has worked for 39 years. She said: “On […]

Free online recruitment fair to showcase Barnsley Health and Care jobs

Free online recruitment fair to showcase Barnsley Health and Care jobs Local NHS organisations and Barnsley Council are hosting a free-to-attend virtual recruitment event, as part of a recruitment drive to help get Barnsley and South Yorkshire residents into local health and care jobs. The unique day-long event will be taking place on Wednesday 18th […]

We’ve delivered our new e-prescribing system with support from local healthcare students

We have gone live with System C’s CareFlow Medicines Management (CMM) system across all adult inpatient areas in a complex project to digitise paper prescribing processes for increased efficiency and improved patient safety. The Trust is using the new digital tool to chart drugs, complete rounds and administer medications. Staff and patients are benefiting from […]

Coming to your outpatient appointment: FAQs

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we introduced measures to significantly reduce the number of patients attending the hospital for outpatient appointments in order to comply with Government instructions. Updated national guidance outlines that social distancing within hospital settings is no longer required. However, it remains important to maintain other infection, prevention and control measures when attending […]

Modern Electric vehicle charge points installed at the hospital

As part of our commitment to our recently published Green Plan and reducing our travel related carbon footprint, we are pleased to announce the installation of 10 new electric vehicle charging points.  This now doubles our capacity from 10 to 20 to charging points for staff use.  Dr Kathy Shakespeare who drives an electric car […]