We need you! Become a Governor at Barnsley Hospital

Elections to become a Governor at Barnsley Hospital are now open. Being a Governor is a fantastic way to be involved with the running of the Trust and it doesn’t take up as much time as you might think. Only around 10 hours of your time in a year is required to attend online meetings. […]

Opening times for Pharmacies in Barnsley over the festive period

These are the pharmacies with extended or out-of-hours services operating on the December and January Bank Holidays. Christmas Day – Sunday 25 December 2022 A M Clark 1 Market Place Penistone S36 6DA 01226 763103 10:00-14:00 Rotherham Road Pharmacy 4 Rotherham Road Great Houghton S72 0DB 01226 757340 12:00-16:00 Silkstone Pharmacy 3 High Street Silkstone […]

CQC inspection of Barnsley Hospital’s maternity service

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) will be carrying out an inspection of Barnsley Hospital’s maternity service on Tuesday 13 December 2022. The inspection is part of a national maternity inspection programme they are currently undertaking which aims to provide an up-to-date view of the quality of hospital maternity care across the country. The CQC welcome […]

Relatives’ Room opened in Barnsley Hospital’s Respiratory Ward

Barnsley Hospital have repurposed a room previously used for staff training into a space for friends and relatives of patients receiving care in the Respiratory Ward, Respiratory Care Unit, and Ward 17.  Lead Nurse Paula has driven the development of the area, from the initial idea following conversations with many concerned relatives during the Covid-19 […]

Safe sleeping advice for parents this winter

The NHS in South Yorkshire is sharing information with parents and families to help keep children and babies warm and well this time of year. As the temperature decreases over the next few months, parents are encouraged to refresh their knowledge around safe sleeping in winter. As the cost-of-living crisis continues, families are often having […]

Group A Strep – What you need to know

We understand parents and carers are worried about recent reports of cases of Group A Strep in children and young people. Find out more, including common symptoms

Tell us about your antenatal and newborn screening experience in our survey

Antenatal and Newborn Screening is offered during and after your pregnancy as a way of detecting whether your baby could have a particular condition that may require further testing. The Screening Team at Barnsley Hospital are keen to know whether you receive information about the screening tests that are available to you during and after […]

Fighting head and neck cancer together

Barnsley Hospital has been running an oral cancer awareness initiative in November, which is also national Mouth Cancer Action Month. The goal is to improve access to cancer screening and awareness of head and neck cancer symptoms across South Yorkshire. We spoke to one cancer patient and his partner. Every year 12,400 head and neck […]