Barnsley Hospital News hot off the press…

Our first ‘Barnsley Hospital News’ edition for 2023 is now out! You’ll find it in the Barnsley Chronicle today (Friday January 27) as well as on our website and social pages. Look out for great news about our Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC) in the town centre’s Glass Works – the CDC has just received an […]

LGBTQ+ History Month 2023

February marks the start of LGBTQ+ History Month, a month-long celebration of the history of the beautiful and diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community. It is a time to celebrate and reflect on the importance of civil rights movements in progressing gay rights, and over the years has evolved into a national collaborative […]

Please wear a mask in clinical areas of the hospital

This winter, seasonal flu and COVID-19 are placing an increased demand across our health and care system. We ask everyone in the hospital to wear a mask to help protect the vulnerable people in our care.

New hospital initiative saves 161 tonnes carbon footprint equivalent per-year

Barnsley Hospital has smashed a further target in its Green Plan vision towards achieving carbon net zero, by ditching the use of desflurane anaesthetic gas. The usage of this gas is one of the largest contributing areas of overall health service carbon footprint. Removing desflurane from usage at Barnsley Hospital, saves a whopping 161 tonnes […]

NHS sets out advice for the public during industrial action

The NHS is asking patients to seek emergency care if they need to during industrial action and take simple steps to help ensure care is available to patients who need it most. This includes using services wisely by going to NHS 111 online as the first port of call for health needs and continuing to call 999 […]

This year is the 75th birthday of the NHS – tell us your story

5 July 2023 marks 75 years of the National Health Service (NHS). Treating 1.3 million people a day in England, the NHS touches all of our lives. When it was founded in 1948, the NHS was the first universal health system to be available to all, free at the point of delivery. Those principles remain […]