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 […]

New programme supports young people with additional needs and autism to explore career opportunities

Barnsley health and education partners welcome talented youngsters to life-changing scheme Young people with learning difficulties and autism have been enrolled onto a new transition into employment programme by Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Barnsley College and Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council. Nine young people aged 17 to 24 are gaining vital work-based learning opportunities and […]

Pair of giant inflatable lungs to visit Barnsley as part of cancer campaign

A pair of giant inflatable lungs are coming to Barnsley next week – one of the country’s lung cancer hotspots – to raise awareness of the disease. The Let’s Talk Lung Cancer Roadshow – a national tour of the world’s first walk-through lung exhibit – is coming to the Alhambra Shopping Centre on Thursday, November […]

Keep safe bonfire night 2022

As bonfire and fireworks night approaches, we urge people to follow safety precautions and act responsibly. The Trust is urging everyone who is celebrating the bonfire night to take some simple precautions to avoid injury and the need to seek medical attention or dial 999. This year we have pulled together ten top tips for […]