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 […]

Hospital staff get on their bikes as new cycle hub opens 

Barnsley Hospital staff saddled up for the launch of their brand-new cycle hub, the tape cutting event officially opened the facility on 26th April 2022. Consultant from the Emergency Department Dr Tom Shaw performed the honours by cutting the green ribbon, and said: “this is a fantastic safe and secure facility exclusively for staff use. […]

Crane Lifts on 16th, 17th and 23rd April

On Saturday 16th April, Sunday 17th April and Saturday 23rd April the hospital will be facilitating a crane lift for the new Intensive Care Unit which is under construction. This will mean that: The disabled Car Park 4 immediately adjacent the Women’s and Children’s Hospital will be closed from 8.00am to 5.00pm on each day. We […]

ICU Team honoured with Freedom of the Borough

Congratulations to Barnsley Hospital’s ICU Team, who are among those who have been awarded Freedom of the Borough – the highest honour that Barnsley Council can bestow. The team was among five nominees to be Barnsley’s latest citizens awarded Freedom of The Borough. The ceremony took place on Wednesday 13 April at a special Full […]

Our Intensive Care team shout about the importance of a quiet night

Sleep hygiene is about creating the conditions for patients to have a normal quality night’s sleep, and so increase their daytime alertness. It’s important we all practice a good sleep hygiene routine to help get the best nights sleep we can. Different people require a different amount of sleep. We all go through periods of […]