Eco-Friendly Surgical Caps and Gowns Benefit Patients, Staff and the Environment

Barnsley Hospital is one of the early adopter Trusts in introducing re-usable, eco-friendly operating theatre gowns and caps. This initiative is part of its commitment to achieving NHS net zero targets and improving its impact on the climate and environment. The Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated plastic pollution through the high use of personal protective equipment […]


The ‘#OurFutureSouthYorkshire’ campaign offers a platform for our communities to tell their stories about the South Yorkshire they want future generations to grow up in. Our hopes for a healthier South Yorkshire are linked to the launch of the Integrated Care Partnership strategy. There are some key facts that show in South Yorkshire children aren’t doing […]

Celebrating Healthcare Science Week

It’s Healthcare Science Week and we’re looking at some of the latest medical developments to come to Barnsley Hospital. Among these is ‘Endoscopic Ultrasound’ (EUS). Barnsley is the first district hospital to introduce this in south Yorkshire. We spoke to consultant gastroenterologist Dr Hussam Ahmed about the technique. Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) is a minimally invasive […]

Cold weather conditions

Please take care in the snow and cold weather affecting our region. Some people are more vulnerable to the effects of the cold weather. This includes: people aged 65 and older babies and children under the age of 5 people on a low income (so cannot afford heating) people who have a long-term health condition […]

Barnsley Hospital staff respond positively to NHS Survey

Staff at Barnsley Hospital have reported improvements in flexible working, diversity, equality and inclusion, team-working and compassionate leadership, in the annual NHS staff survey for 2022. The survey is split into nine themes that make up the NHS people promise. Staff have rated Barnsley Hospital as higher than the average Acute Trust for each of […]

No Smoking Day 2023

We are calling on all smokers to get in touch and make National No Smoking day on 8th March the day to push a further pledge to quit for good. It’s never too late to stop smoking, no matter how long you have smoked.  The single best thing a smoker can do to improve their health is to stop smoking. Barnsley hospital’s quit smoking service provides offers free […]