News stories

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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Barnsley neighbourhood nursing – one year on

September 20, 2017

Dr Crystal Oldman (CBE), chief executive of the Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI), was guest speaker at our recent Barnsley neighbourhood…

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Kirklees learning disability and perinatal services hold an open day

September 18, 2017

The Kirklees community learning disability service, along with the new perinatal mental health service, have opened up Fox View and…

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Local MP visits recovery college

September 18, 2017

Dan Jarvis, MP for Barnsley Central, visited a learner celebration event at our recovery college, The Exchange, in Barnsley on…

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We’re chosen as best organisation at awards honouring #hellomynameis doctor

September 12, 2017

We’ve been chosen as the ‘best organisation’ in the 2017 Kate Granger awards for compassionate care. Judges commended our recent…

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Patients and staff moving into new Unity Centre

September 12, 2017

We’re opening our new adult acute mental health centre this week at Fieldhead Hospital in Wakefield. The Unity Centre has…

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