Barnsley Hospital Services Services provided by Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are listed here. All Hospital Services Can't find what you are looking for? Check our A to Z listing Acorn Rehabilitation Unit The unit provides specialist care for up to 14 days for people who need extra support and rehabilitation after leaving hospital. It was created in 2017 when Mount Vernon Hospital closed and two intermediate care wards were transferred to Barnsley Hospital. Acute Medical Assessment Clinic The purpose of the ambulatory care area is to accommodate patients whose condition is assessed as sufficiently stable that they do not require being in an acute hospital bed or an inpatient stay to receive assessment, investigation and treatment of their presenting condition. Acute Medical Physiotherapy The Acute Medical Physiotherapy Team covers a seven day service of all general medical and respiratory wards in the hospital. Acute Medical Unit The Acute Medical Unit (AMU) is the first point of entry for patients referred to hospital as emergencies by their GP and those requiring admission from the Emergency Department. Acute Neurological Physiotherapy Neurological physiotherapy is the treatment of patients who have a neurological disorder. Neurological disorders are those affecting the brain, spinal cord and nerves; such as stroke, MS and Parkinson's disease. Acute Pain Management Acute post operative Pain management, pain medicine, pain control or algiatry, is an interdisciplinary approach for easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those with acute pain. Acute Surgical and Critical Care Physiotherapy The Acute Surgical and Critical Care Physiotherapy Team covers a seven day service of all general Surgical wards, Post Operative Surgical Unit (POSU) and Intensive Care (ICU). The Physiotherapists work alongside other Professional such as Anaesthetists and Outreach nurses to Occupational Therapists and Intermediate Care Assessment team nurses. Amputee Rehabilitation The aim of this service is to provide physiotherapy to adults following lower limb amputation. Anaesthetic Department The Anaesthetic team provide anaesthesia to allow patients to tolerate operations and procedures in comfort and safety. This may be a local anaesthetic where the patient may remain awake, a local anaesthetic with sedation to make the patient drowsy or a full general anaesthetic where the patient will be asleep. Assessment and Rehabilitation Services (ARTS) The Assessment and Rehabilitation Therapy Service is a therapy lead service that offers assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for older people. Assessment and Rehabilitation Unit The Assessment and Rehabilitation Unit (ARU) provides assistance for patients with complex conditions through individual and group therapy programmes Audiology Assessment, treatment and advice for patients experiencing issues with hearing, tinnitus and balance. Barnsley Hospital Charity Barnsley Hospital Charity is the Trust’s in-house charity. We raise money to help the hospital provide the best care and treatment possible right here in your town. Barnsley Integrated Diabetes Service A partnership between Barnsley Hospital, Barnsley Healthcare Federation, and GP practices providing your diabetes care closer to home Bereavement Support This service provides support for family and friends following a bereavement Breast Imaging Mammogram (Breast Imaging) is the name for a specialised x-ray of the breast which shows small details of the breast tissue that cannot be seen in any other way. Mammograms are carried out by Mammographers (female Radiographers or Assistant Practitioners that have been specially trained to perform this examination). Breast Surgery This is a service providing surgical treatment for cancer of the breast and reconstructive surgery of the breast. Cancer Services Cancer Services support the specialist cancer teams across the Hospital. Cardiology Caring for patients with heart disease including angina, heart attacks, heart valve problems, arrhythmias, cardiomyopathies and congenital disorders. Care of the Elderly The Care of the Elderly Department at Barnsley Hospital offers multi-disciplinary specialist assessment as well as generic care of the elderly. Chaplaincy and Chapel At Barnsley Hospital we offer religious, spiritual and pastoral support to patients, relatives, carers and staff. The Chaplains are available for everyone whether you have a religious faith or not. Children and young people’s diabetes service The Barnsley Children and Young People’s Diabetes Team provides medical, nursing, dietetic and psychological support to children, young people (0-19 years of age) and their families with diabetes. The team consists of a paediatric consultant, specialist paediatric diabetes nurses, specialist paediatric diabetes dietitians and a psychologist. The team work closely with children, young people and their […] Children’s Community Services Our Community Paediatrics Department is part of the Integrated Paediatric Services at Barnsley Hospital. We provide care for children and young people up to the age of 18 years. Children’s Physiotherapy Service The Paediatric Physiotherapy Team provides physiotherapy care for children on the wards and on the special care baby unit and in an out patient setting. Childrens Services The children’s services provide a high quality and responsive service to the needs of children and their families. Colorectal Surgery Colorectal surgery repairs damage to the colon, rectum, and anus through a variety of procedures that may have little or great long-term consequence to the patient. It may also involve surgery to the pelvic floor to repair hernias. Communications Department The communications department covers all internal, external and media communications. Computerised Tomography (CT) Computerised Tomography (CT) is an imaging technique that uses x-rays and a sophisticated computer to produce cross sectional images (slices of information) of the body. Coronary Care Unit The Coronary Care Unit (CCU) looks after patients who need a higher level of care than normal after acute heart-related illnesses, such as a heart attack. Day Surgery Unit (Admissions) Enabling patients to come into hospital, have an operation or procedure, recover, and go home on the same day. Dermatology The dermatology department provides diagnosis, treatment and clinics for skin conditions. Diabetes and Endocrinology The Diabetes and Endocrinology department provides specialist services for patients with diabetes throughout Barnsley and the surrounding areas. Diabetic Podiatry The podiatry service provides specialist assessment and treatment for patients with diabetic foot ulcerations and other acute conditions. Dietetics and Nutrition Impartial advice about nutrition and health, we also advise about food related problems and treat disease and ill health. Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA) This is a scan that measures the density of bones. DXA stands for Dual energy X-ray Absorptiometry. This tells us about the strength of the bones and the risk of the bones breaking in the future. Ear Nose and Throat The Ear, Nose and Throat Department provides Diagnosis, surgery and treatment for people with ear, nose and throat-related problems. Emergency Department The Emergency Department provides a 24-hour emergency service for the people of Barnsley and the surrounding area. A trained nurse will asses you as soon as possible after your arrival, patients are seen in order of clinical priority and not arrival time. This means you will be seen very quickly if your condition needs it, but you may have to wait longer if your condition does not need urgent treatment. Endoscopy An endoscopy is a procedure used to see inside your body so doctors can investigate unusual symptoms, perform certain types of surgery, or remove a small sample of tissue for further analysis Enhanced Care Enhanced care is a closer level of supervision used when staff have risk assessed the potential harm to your relative/person you care for or the risk to others Feedback, compliments and complaints We want to hear what you think about our services, so please get in touch if you have any questions. Fluoroscopy Fluoroscopy uses x-rays and allows us to see into the body in real time, for example watching what happens when a patient swallows or guiding a Radiologist during a procedure. Gastroenterology A comprehensive clinical gastroenterology and endoscopic service providing diagnosis, investigation, and treatment General Surgery A highly skilled nursing and support team with sub-specialities in colorectal, upper gastrointestinal, breast, vascular and urology. Gynaecological Oncology This service provides a diagnostic service for women presenting locally with symptoms of suspected cancer of the ovary, cervix, endometrium, vulva and vagina. Gynaecology The gynaecology department deals with various conditions and diseases in women and provides outpatient clinics along with day case and inpatient procedures for women who need a range of gynaecological operations and services. Haematology (For GPs) Haematology, is the branch of medicine concerned with the study, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases related to blood. Hand Physiotherapy The Hand Therapy Service serves to manage more specific and complex conditions of the hand, with less complex fractures and soft tissue injuries being also managed throughout the department. High Dependency Unit The High Dependency Unit (HDU) provides care for patients who have undergone extensive surgery or require extra support and monitoring and require High Dependency Nursing. The unit also accepts emergency admissions from other hospital departments. Hospital Stop Smoking Service The service provides stop smoking support and advice to help people quit smoking. Intensive Care The Intensive Care Team provide care for critically ill patients. Macmillan Acute Oncology Service Specialist Nurses in acute presentations of cancer and side effects of anti-cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy and immunotherapy. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is an imaging technique that combines a powerful magnet with a sophisticated computer to produce images of the body without the need for x-rays. Maternity Services Information to prepare and support you through your journey. Maternity Stop Smoking Service The Maternity Stop Smoking Service is available to support pregnant women and their families who wish to stop smoking Maternity Ultrasound We see all women who have chosen to have their baby at Barnsley Hospital, offering a variety of ultrasound scans at different stages of pregnancy Medical Illustration Providing a wide range of photography and video services to support clinical documentation, teaching, and research at the hospital. Medical Imaging The Medical Imaging department provides an important diagnostic service and supports clinicians from within Barnsley Hospital and outside of the hospital. Medical Imaging is perhaps better known as x-ray or Radiology. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy This service provides physiotherapy for pateints with acute musculoskeletal Injuries, which are traumatic in nature. Neonatal Unit The unit cares for premature and sick babies who are born at 27 weeks gestation and above. Neurology Neurology is a branch of medicine that deals with all categories of conditions affecting the nervous systems Nuclear Medicine Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty involving the application of radioactive substances in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Obstetrics and Gynaecology Ultrasound An ultrasound scan is a procedure that uses high frequency sound waves to create images of organs and structures inside the body. An ultrasound scan can be used to monitor an unborn baby, diagnose a condition or guide a surgeon during certain procedures. Occupational Therapy Therapeutic services for people with physical, mental or social problems. We serve inpatient wards and provide an outpatient service for rheumatology patients. Operating Theatres The Operating Theatre is the facility at Barnsley Hospital where surgical operations are carried out in a sterile environment. Ophthalmology This year we are investing significantly in our Ophthalmology service in order to deliver a more efficient one-stop service. This will be in partnership with other local providers. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery The Department of Maxillofacial Surgery offers a comprehensive service relating to conditions of the face, mouth, jaws and neck. Orthodontics Orthodontics is a speciality treating disorders of dental and facial growth and development. Orthopaedic Enhanced Recovery Here at Barnsley Hospital we are pleased to be able to offer the Enhanced Recovery Pathway for patients undergoing a total hip or total knee replacement. Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Orthopedic Physiotherapy specialises in the treatment of patients undergoing planned surgery (elective) or those who are admitted to hospital due to a traumatic accident or incident. Orthotics The orthotic department helps with the treatment and rehabilitation of patients by providing ‘bodily worn devices’ or ‘orthoses’. Outpatients You are an outpatient if you are visiting the hospital for an appointment, rather than staying overnight. Palliative Care Care for patients with complex needs who have a diagnosis of cancer or an active, progressive life limiting illness. Pathology The Directorate of Pathology provides in-house routine diagnostic services for Blood Sciences, Blood Transfusion and Microbiology, with 24/7 unbroken support for emergency medicine. Patient Advice and Complaints team When you need advice, have concerns or don't know where to turn. Phlebotomy Our phlebotomy service takes blood samples from patients who have been identified as needing a blood test Physiotherapy The Physiotherapy Service is provided by both Inpatient and Outpatient Physiotherapists. The aim of Physiotherapy intervention is to provide a level of treatment that will allow a safe and timely outcome/discharge. Physiotherapy Gymnasium The Gym provides an environment where the Physiotherapist can deliver a high quality service to individual patients or in a group setting. Plain Film Medical Imaging Plain film imaging uses x-rays to produce an image of the bones, lungs or teeth to aid in diagnosis. The information produced is saved like a photograph which can then be reported by a Radiologist or specially trained Radiographer. This is the test that patient’s traditionally refer to as an x-ray. Planned Investigation Unit The planned investigation unit (PIU) caters for patients who are undergoing planned surgical procedures/investigations, but also admits patients requiring acute and surgical intervention. Pre Assessment Adult and Paediatric patients are seen by specialist nurses prior to any planned surgical procedure. The aim of the service is to provide patients using our service with the highest standard of preoperative care and identify pre surgical conditions which need to be taken into consideration when planning procedures. We currently pre-assess approximately 500 patients per month. Research and Development Research is an important part of the work of the NHS. Undertaking clinical research helps provide evidence upon which we base our care and treatments and find new ones. Respiratory Medicine The Barnsley Hospital Respiratory Department (Chest Clinic) provide expert services in the management of acute and chronic respiratory disorders. Retinal Screening The Barnsley Retinal Screening Department is based in the Diabetes Centre and provides annual retinal screening for people with diabetes. Rheumatology Assessment, treatment and clinics for patients suffering rheumatological conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis and soft tissue rheumatism. Rheumatology Physiotherapy This service is for patients requiring physiotherapy treatment suffering rheumatologic conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis and soft tissue rheumatism. Safeguarding Protecting peoples’ health, wellbeing and human rights, enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect is a key part of providing high-quality health and social care. Stroke Services The Acute Stroke Services department provides treatment and care for patients who have suffered a stroke / Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA). Surgical Admissions Surgical Admissions takes all surgical emergency admissions from the Emergency department (ED) and General Practitioner (GP). The Well for Wellbeing Complementary Therapy Centre This is a service for people affected by cancer in Barnsley, providing six free beauty and complementary therapies for both men and women. Thrombosis We provide outpatient care for patients with deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and for people using anticoagulants Trauma and Orthopaedics The orthopaedic department provides services for people with musculo-skeletal problems such as knee, hip, shoulder, elbow or foot/ankle pain. From initial assessment and diagnosis through to surgery and treatment to rehabilitation, the department deals with both planned surgery (elective in-patients and day cases) and trauma cases (emergency). Ultrasound This is a test performed either by a Radiologist (x-ray doctor) or Sonographer (health professional specialising in ultrasound). Ultrasound is used to look at different organs within the body, such as the liver and can also be used to look at specific blood vessels, such as leg and arm veins for blood clots (deep vein thrombosis). Upper Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic Surgery Two dedicated Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) and Laparoscopic Surgeons are supported by an Upper GI nurse specialist form the Upper GI and Laparoscopic surgery team at Barnsley. The team is fully supported by three dedicated GI physicians and a radiologist with special interest in Upper GI radiology. Urgent Care Physiotherapy The Urgent Care Therapy Team compromises of Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists who specialise in the assessment of patients with acute medical needs. Urogynaecology and Urodynamic Services The Urogynaecology and Urodynamic Service Clinic sees women who are experiencing urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse or lower urinary tract disorders. Urology The Urology Department at Barnsley Hospital looks after patients with problems of the urinary tract. This includes kidney stones, problems passing or holding urine, urine leakage, infections of bladder, prostate or testicles, blood in the urine, urinary tract cancers (such as kidney, bladder and prostate) as well as male sexual problems such as difficulties with erections. Vascular Access Service We provide patients with a range of vascular devices including midlines and peripheral cannula Vascular Surgery Vascular surgery is the treatment of patients with diseases of the arterial, venous, and lymphatic systems, excluding the intracranial (Head) and coronary arteries (Heart). Women’s Health Physiotherapy The Women’s Health Physiotherapy team provides a range of services. Our patients include musculoskeletal, ante- and post-natal ladies, patients with continence and gynaecological problems and those with breast cancer.