News archive for October, 2017

How are you driving?

October 31, 2017

Back pain caused by driving is a very common problem that’s easily avoided. We caught up with some of the…

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Our staff stand up for their health

October 27, 2017

Sitting for long periods is thought to slow the metabolism, which affects the body’s ability to regulate blood sugar, blood…

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Trust mental health practitioners in Barnsley schools

October 17, 2017

Our staff are being embedded in secondary schools across Barnsley in a pioneering multi agency initiative to tackle poor mental health…

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Mount Vernon Hospital closure

October 17, 2017

Following the successful transfer of the two intermediate care wards from Mount Vernon Hospital to Barnsley Hospital, work is now…

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Launch of the new Perinatal Mental Health Service

October 6, 2017

We have recently launched a new perinatal mental health service which provides specialist care for pregnant women and new mothers….

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World Mental Health Day 2017: It’s Time to Change

October 4, 2017

Mental health is an issue we can’t afford to ignore – not least on World Mental Health Day 2017. The…

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More quitters in time for Stoptober 2017

October 3, 2017

Rotherham is bucking the national trend, as smoking continues to decline across the borough. It comes as Yorkshire Smokefree launches…

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Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic (BAME) staff network event – one year on

October 2, 2017

  Dr Habib Naqvi, NHS England’s deputy workforce race equality policy lead, was a guest speaker at a special BAME…

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