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Skydive for Barnsley Hospice - 10 July 2022

Jump from a height of 15,000ft a raise funds for Barnsley Hospice.

Raise a minimum sponsorship of £400 for the hospice and take on an adrenaline-fuelled challenge like no other. This once in a lifetime opportunity is perfect if you are looking to tick something off your bucket list, and support a local charity too.

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Golf day raises £7,000 for patient care

Eight members of the hospice nursing staff smiling outside the front of the hospice. The team are in their nursing uniform and are stood in line. Two members of staff are holding orange hearts that say #WeCare.

International Nurses’ Day 2022

A team photo of staff and supporters smiling outside the front of the hospice. You can see The Legacy tree in the background.

Barnsley Hospice Legacy Tree is unveiled

Four hospice fundraisers holding numbers that spell out £10,000. The fundraising team are wearing orange hospice jumpers and are posing outside the hospice.

Hospice Make a Will Month raises £10,000

Two healthcare assistants making a bed on the inpatient unit. The bedding is light green and there is a picture of pink flowers on the wall behind. The two members of staff are smiling and are dressed in light blue uniform. They are wearing face masks.

Hospice receives £1,000 donation

Amy’s family share her experience of hospice support

Nothing was ever too much to ask. It was lovely to be treated like a normal person with jokes to survive the days and nights. Every single person that works at Barnsley Hospice is an angel.

Elmarie van Awegen

“Being here has opened my eyes to what the hospice is, and I would tell anyone that they don’t need to be frightened of coming here. It couldn’t be any better.”

Geoff Clemit

“It was the hardest time of our lives that the staff at Barnsley Hospice somehow made bearable. Their kindness and exceptional care just came naturally. They just understood what we were going through.”

Elmarie van Aswegen

The team seemed to listen to what we had to say and took our opinions on board, it made us feel listened to.

Andrew Wilson

I remember visiting for the first time and was in awe of the place. Dad was relaxed, and all of the staff were so lovely to us. It was like a home, not a hospice.

Leyan Jones

My mum spent the last three weeks of her 97-year life in the hospice. The love, attention and care she received went beyond extraordinary and I will never be able to thank the hospice and its staff enough.

Ian Meade

By the first evening of Mum’s stay, the difference in her was noticeable to us all. When I came to visit, it was clear how well she was being looked after, and the whole family just felt like we’d been scooped up into a massive hug.

Steph Millington

Barnsley Hospice looked after my friend with genuine care and sensitivity. It was such a shock to lose Louise and so comforting to know she was in good place at the end.

Steph Pollard

Our response to CQC’s overall rating

We were extremely concerned and disappointed to receive this rating from the CQC following their inspection at the hospice and we are working hard to address every issue raised, as quickly as possible and within the time-frame required.

We’d like to reassure patients and families that our ‘caring’ was rated as good by the CQC but we fell short in other areas and robust action is now being taken to address all relevant policies and procedures and drive forward improvement. We will keep you updated on progress.

If anyone has any concerns, please contact our CEO/Chief Nurse Martine Tune via or 01226 244244.