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 [...]

i-HEART Barnsley shortlisted for prestigious healthcare Oscar

Barnsley’s i-HEART service has secured a place on the shortlist of one of the UK’s most respected and influential healthcare awards after being recognised for its innovative work which helped to transform the way in which patients can access GP and Nurse appointments when their Practice is closed. i-HEART was chosen from more than 1500 [...]

Barnsley – extended hours service

i-HEART celebrates first anniversary A unique service which for the first time offers Barnsley residents access to GP and nurse appointments 7 days a week is setting its sights on helping more people in the town this winter after delivering more than 20,000 medical consultations during its first year. Launched in November 2015, this month [...]

2018-02-14T14:24:32+00:00 January 17th, 2018|i-HEART Barnsley|0 Comments

i-HEART Barnsley shines over Christmas

      Patient demand rise by 130% during festive period A unique service which helps patients registered with Barnsley-based GP practices to access medical advice outside standard surgery opening hours has helped a record number of people during the busy festive period. Launched in November 2015, i-HEART Barnsley saw the number of patient enquiries [...]

2018-05-16T15:47:23+00:00 July 31st, 2012|i-HEART Barnsley|0 Comments