Barnsley Hospital is clamping down on violence, aggression and abuse towards staff as part of its support for the borough’s #NoPlaceforHate campaign. Through its Violence and Aggression Management Group and internal reporting systems, the Trust receives accounts of incidents against staff which have included physical attacks resulting in fractures, verbal abuse such as inappropriate sexual […]
Yearly Archive for 2023
Supporting you with our Carers and Care Partners Charter
We recognise and value the support and expert knowledge that carers can give, and also the positive impact that staff and carers working together can have on a patient’s well-being. A carer is someone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction […]
Barnsley Community Diagnostic Centre Wins HEFMA Project of the Year Award
The Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC) at Barnsley Glassworks, developed by Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in collaboration with Barnsley Facilities Services (BFS), has been awarded the prestigious title of “Project of the Year” at the annual red-carpet Healthcare Estates and Facilities Management Awards (HEFMA). This recognition highlights the innovative design and successful implementation of the […]
A new way to learn from incidents and improve patient safety
The Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF) sets out the Trust’s approach to developing and maintaining effective systems and processes for responding to patient safety incidents and issues for the purpose of learning and improving patient safety. Read more about the concept on the NHS England website. What is a patient safety incident? A patient […]
Well done to our Heart Award winners!
On Friday 5 May we held our annual Heart Awards event at The Ironworks, Elsecar Heritage Centre. These awards recognise our brilliant staff and the work that they do. Thank you to everyone who took the time to make a nomination, who participated in shortlisting and who attended the event. We would like to say […]
The DadPad app has arrived in Barnsley!
Becoming a new dad will be an exciting chapter in many people’s lives. However, as with any big change it can also leave dads feeling left out, unsure and overwhelmed. That’s where DadPad can help. Developed with the NHS, DadPad is a free online app that provides new dads and dads-to-be with the knowledge and […]
What matters to you about your health and wellbeing?
All of the organisations who work to support people in South Yorkshire to live healthy, happy lives – such as the NHS, councils, voluntary organisations and the South Yorkshire Mayor – work together in partnership and are known as the South Yorkshire Integrated Care Partnership. Last year people told us about their health and wellbeing […]
Come along to our to our Healthcare Support Worker Open Event
This is a Healthcare Support Worker Open Event aimed at encouraging people into healthcare as a career choice as a Healthcare Support Worker. This is aimed at providing people with more information and insight into the HCSW role. Come along to find out about what the role entails and how to look into starting this […]