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Barnsley Healthcare Federation response to CQC inspection of Highgate Medical Centre

In early March, Highgate Surgery was inspected by the Care Quality Commission. The findings of this inspection have been published this week. I would like to assure you that the care we provide for you remains our highest priority. Since March we have introduced a number of new measures to ensure the services we provide [...]

2018-08-30T14:39:14+00:00 August 30th, 2018|Barnsley Healthcare Federation|0 Comments

Barnsley Healthcare Federation response to CQC inspection of Brierley Medical Centre

In February 2018, Brierley Medical Centre received its first inspection from the Care Quality Commission. The findings from the CQC inspection were published this week and whilst the services were awarded a rating of “Good” for caring, Brierley received an overall rating of ‘requires improvement’. We would like to assure all of our patients that [...]

Made in Barnsley celebrates another year of student success

Pupils, teachers and business leaders from across Barnsley came together to celebrate the first anniversary of the Made in Barnsley initiative, at a special awards ceremony which took place at Barnsley Town Hall earlier this month. Pupils from four Secondary schools: Horizon, The Dearne ALC, Outwood Shafton and Holy Trinity were given the chance to [...]

Barnsley Healthcare Federation response to CQC inspection of i-HEART service

In February 2018, i-HEART received its first inspection from the Care Quality Commission. In response to the overall rating of ‘inadequate’, Marie Hoyle, Chief Executive, Barnsley Healthcare Federation has made the following comment: “i-HEART is a service unique to Barnsley. It was borne out of a clear need to re-think the way in which GP [...]

Federation Lead Nurse recognised with award for healthcare excellence

Lead Nurse, Andrea Parkin, has won the prestigious award for her commitment to exceptional patient care. Andrea, who has over 30 years of nursing experience, was nominated for the Regional Practice Nurse Awards last month, which recognises the hard work and dedication of nurses across the Yorkshire and Humber region. Andrea began her nursing career [...]

2018-07-16T08:40:50+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Awards, Barnsley Healthcare Federation|0 Comments

Students kick off a day of team-building at Barnsley FC

Year ten pupils from four Barnsley schools kicked off the school holidays by getting stuck into finding out what it takes to make a career in the world of sport, after spending a day at Barnsley FC’s Oakwell stadium in preparation for building their future careers outside of the classroom. Organised by the Made in [...]

2018-02-22T16:01:03+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Made in Barnsley, News, Student Success|0 Comments

Schoolchildren prescribed a day’s work at the GP

Pupils from three Barnsley secondary schools have been given a rare chance to go behind-the-scenes to find out what it takes to run a busy GP surgery in a bid to prepare them for life outside of the classroom. The medical work experience proved to be just what the doctor ordered for the sixteen Year [...]