Getting fit for surgery

People waiting for major surgery can do simple things to get prepared and for recovery afterwards. Our expert staff in hospital say it’s proven that better general fitness can help people get out of hospital sooner, recover more quickly, and experience fewer post-op complications. Barnsley Hospital patient Sandra Littlewood is a shining example of what […]

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 […]