Members help govern Barnsley HospitalBarnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has more than 12,500 members who provide a local voice and have a say on how the hospital is run.

Members support local NHS services

People and staff from all walks of life become members.They elect the Council of Governors and help shape hospital services in Barnsley for the benefit of local people.

We consult with members for their opinions through patient and public involvement work.

How much members get involved is entirely up to them.

Benefits of being a member

  • Find out how we are performing
  • Keep up-to-date with changes at the hospital
  • Have a say in how things are run
  • Vote to elect hospital Governors
  • Stand for election to the Council of Governors
  • Access hundreds of great NHS discounts

Being a member gives you a vote in elections for the Council of Governors. You could also stand for election yourself and truly represent the voice of local people!

As a member you can register for free to use Health Service Discounts and gain access to hundreds of deals and savings accessible to NHS staff and their families.

Make savings on holidays, fashion, eating out and more and try the NHS Cashback Card to save even on your everyday shopping.

People become members for different reasons. Some want regular information about the hospital – others want to make a difference and give their views on future plans.

Who can become a member?

Anyone can become a member so long as they are at least 14 years old.

Join now!

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Alternatively, you can download a printable membership application form and return to the address included.

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We would like members to opt in to receive updates by email. We will achieve substantial cost savings if even half our members choose to receive updates by email.

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    We communicate all essential membership information to our members by email.

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    If you opt-in we will also send you occasional information about:

    • Consultations
    • Event invitations
    • Involvement opportunities
    • Opportunities to stand as a governor

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