NHS rolls out the red carpet in Barnsley


A series of short films that feature Barnsley people are being premiered at a special event on Tuesday 16 July at The Civic, Hanson Street. The event is free and open to all.

The event, run by South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, brings together a variety of Barnsley NHS services to provide a community health exhibition for local people, with the main focus of the event being the launch of a suite of films for both Barnsley care navigation and therapy services. Over 50 local people have taken part in the filming.

Sean Rayner, district service director for Barnsley said, “Our Trust has over 2,000 staff across the Barnsley borough who, every day, help people to reach their potential and live well in their community.

“Our films will show how, through the services we provide, we make a real difference to lives. We really want to encourage people to attend and find out how their local NHS could help them or the people they care for. The films will also be made available online and via NHS services after the event.”

The film viewings will take place at 10.00 – 11am and 11.30-12.30. People are invited to stay for one or both showings. The event is free and no ticket is required.

A variety of health and wellbeing information stands will also be available from 9.30am-1.30pm on the day, manned by trained NHS staff on hand to offer help and advice. Free refreshments will also be available.

People with an interest in any of the following will find the event particularly helpful:

• Heart conditions

• Back & neck pain

• Diabetes

• Weight management

• Depression

• Arthritis

• Stroke

• Joint and muscle pain

• Blood pressure

• Sports injuries

• Podiatry

• Stopping smoking

• Mental wellbeing

• Diet and exercise

To find out more about the event visit www.swyt.co/film or call 01226 433383.

NHS rolls out the red carpet in Barnsley

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