Tuberculosis (TB) service

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About the service

Tuberculosis (TB) is a mycobacterial disease which can affect a number of different organisations in the body. The Barnsley and Wakefield  TB service provides screening, advice and support to people in the Barnsley and Wakefield District being treated for TB and their family members.

The service runs a weekly clinic for TB screening and supports patients that are on treatment for TB through visitation, dietary advice, medication advice and specific public health advice on treatment and management.

The Barnsley and Wakefield TB service aims to provide access to high quality, easily accessible TB control and prevention.

Why would someone choose the service?

  • Friendly and knowledgeable staff
  • We provide advice and information in relation to the signs and symptoms of active TB disease
  • We provide advice and information on the process of contact tracing
  • We provide advice and information for BCG vaccination

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