Statement of Purpose

Registered Manager of Barnsley Hospice:
Martine Tune, CEO/Chief Nurse
Telephone: 01226 244244

Regulated Activities

Barnsley Hospice provides treatment of disease, disorder and injury and provides diagnostic
and screening procedures. Care is provided to those over 18 years of age who are residents
in the borough of Barnsley.

Mission Statement

The aim of Barnsley Hospice is to provide specialist palliative care. The vision is to be the
first choice for patients, referrers and customers of all of our services, to provide more
services to more people and to be regarded as an Outstanding Hospice. Our values are to
ensure that patients and their families and those close to them are at the centre of all our
activities and are cared for and supported in safe and comfortable surroundings. We provide
the highest standard of care by responding to individual needs, supporting choice and
independence. By doing meaningful work we make all of our patients and their families and
those close to them feel valued. Each person will be treated as an individual and will be
given empathy and respect. We are passionate about getting it right in an effective, efficient
and financially sustainable way.

Barnsley Hospice’s objectives are:

Strategic Objective 1 – We deliver outstanding care: The care that we provide to patients
and those that are important to them will be of the highest achievable quality and will be
accessible for all, personal, effective and safe. It will respect their dignity and be delivered
with compassion.

Strategic Objective 2
– We are acknowledged as a centre of excellence for specialist
palliative and end of life care: We will provide a leadership role beyond our organisational
boundaries in the development of innovative and outstanding palliative and end of life care
research and education and its application to practice.

Strategic Objective 3 – We will develop and sustain our financial health: We will manage
the financial health of our charity efficiently and effectively to achieve long-term sustainability
whilst investing for growth and development.

Strategic Objective 4
– We have a culture and environment where people can thrive: We
will be the employer and charity of choice in Barnsley. Our people will deliver outstanding
care and services and will have an enjoyable and rewarding experience that inspires them to
be the best they can.

The following services are provided by Barnsley Hospice to patients in a 10-bedded inpatient
unit and support and wellbeing service via our day therapy unit known as The Orangery:

  • pain and symptom control;
  • rehabilitation;
  • therapies, including physiotherapy, health and wellbeing and complementary therapies;
  • pre-bereavement social, emotional and spiritual care;
  • practical and financial advice;
  • clinician-led 24-hour telephone advice.

Barnsley Hospice also provides the following services to families and those close to patients:

  • pre- and post-bereavement social, emotional and spiritual care;
  • practical and financial advice;
  • clinician-led 24-hour telephone advice.

Information leaflets are available about our services. Our website contains further

The hospice can also be contacted on 01226 244244 or via our enquiries email

Barnsley Hospice is an independent hospice and registered with the Charity Commission
(Registered Charity Number 700586)

Barnsley Hospice is a company limited by guarantee registered with Companies House
(Company Number 02274925)

Barnsley Hospice is inspected and regulated by the Care Quality Commission (Provider ID

Service provider main location:
Barnsley Hospice, 104-106 Church Street, Gawber, Barnsley, S75 2RL
Telephone: 01226 244244

Updated: May 2023

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