The Physiotherapy service is also able to provide a referral system to other appropriate agencies for follow up treatment.

All patients are treated by qualified Physiotherapists that are registered, either on a ward, in the Clinical Decision Unit or in the main Physiotherapy Department (located within Block A3 (with dermatology and ARU), Blue Zone – with Car Parks 1 and 2 closest)

In-Patient Physiotherapy Services – All In-patients that have a specific Physiotherapy need can be referred to the appropriate Physiotherapy team by their Consultant or Ward staff.

The In-patient Physiotherapy Team work closely with other health professionals in order to maintain continuity of patient care, as well as being involved in achieving a safe and timely discharge.

Patients that may require on-going therapy upon discharge can be referred to other community based services such as Hospital at Home, Intermediate care Assessment Team and Community Physiotherapy.

Our in patient services include:

  • Acute Surgical & Critical Care
  • Acute Medical Physiotherapy
  • Acute Neurological Physiotherapy
  • Orthopaedic Physiotherapy
  • Rheumatology
  • Womens Health
  • Childrens’s Service
  • Urgent Care Team

Outpatient Physiotherapy Services – Physiotherapy ‘Outpatient’ is a hospital patient who is not ‘hospitalised’ but rather visits our Physiotherapy Department to receive their treatment. Outpatients are referred to the Hospital Physiotherapy Department by their Consultant, either at Barnsley Hospital or other Hospitals in the region.

Our out patient services include:

  • Amputee Rehabilitation
  • Children’s Service
  • Women’s Health Service
  • Musculoskeletal Services
  • Hand Therapy
  • Physiotherapy Gym
  • Rheumatology

Patient Initiated Follow-up (PIFU) – Physiotherapy are now offering PIFU appointments.  This will have been discussed with you at your last Physiotherapy appointment.  The Therapist will have given you details on how to access this service, the timeframe to initiate your appointment and the symptoms to look out for.  Please note any new symptoms unrelated to this contact your GP/Consultant.

Click here for further information about PIFU.

Click here for a copy of the information leaflet provided at your appointment.


Accessibility & Travel Information

Click here for accessibility information and directions for visiting the Physiotherapy department. This page also includes printable guides for your convenience.

Information for outpatients
Find out what you need to know if you are visiting the hospital.