Latest news

Over £1m in funding to help people living with mental ill health back to work
Tuesday 14th May 2019

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and it has been announced that people living with severe and enduring mental ill health in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw will soon be able to access tailored help to get back into, or stay in work if they wish to. This is thanks to more than £1 million worth of new investment through the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Integrated Care System (ICS).

Tuesday 14th May 2019

A unique event aimed at preventing copycat suicides and supporting bereaved families is taking place in South Yorkshire as part of Mental Health Awareness Week. On Friday 17 May, staff from the NHS, police, local councils, the prison service, local newspapers, and voluntary organisations in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw are coming together to hear powerful stories from real families bereaved of suicide.

Improving Quality of Life in Care Homes
Friday 10th May 2019

Care home residents across South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw are being given specialist help to make sure they have the best possible quality of life by ensuring that the medicines they take are working for them as well as they should be.

Chesterfield Macmillan nurse wins national award
Monday 29th April 2019

Macmillan Nurse Maria Leadbeater, who works at Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, has been nationally recognised for her work supporting parents with advanced stage cancer.

Have you been bereaved by suicide? Would you be willing to share your experiences with others?
Thursday 25th April 2019

We are making a short video and would like to speak to bereaved families/individuals who have been affected by suicide willing to share their experiences. The video will be shown during a workshop we are hosting in May and potentially online thereafter.

Help shape the future of health and care services in your area
Wednesday 24th April 2019

The NHS is changing and it needs your help. Health and care organisations in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw want to know how people across the region think they could better support the health and wellbeing of the people of Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield, and are asking people to share their views via an online Healthwatch survey and at a number of events over the coming months.

April update: Developing the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Regional Stroke Service
Tuesday 23rd April 2019

In our update last month we announced the agreed dates for putting our regional stroke service in place. This month, we update you on how our plans are progressing.

Introducing the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw AHP Awards 2019 - nominations now open!
Thursday 18th April 2019

As the first area in the country to develop an AHP Council, representing the unique opportunity to develop future health and care services, we want to celebrate all things AHP – as a collective and as individuals. The awards have been launched to celebrate best practice within Allied Health Professions across the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Integrated Care System (ICS).

Macmillan Living With and Beyond Cancer Programme Project Manager supporting people affected by cancer in Doncaster
Friday 5th April 2019

Good cancer care and support is personalised, compassionate and not one size fits all, according to Lydia Briggs, The Macmillan Living With and Beyond Cancer Programme Project Manager in Doncaster.

Macmillan Advocacy Service Officially Launches in Rotherham
Wednesday 3rd April 2019

A community based service which supports people affected by cancer in Rotherham has officially launched.

March's edition of 'Working for You' news
Tuesday 2nd April 2019

Monday 25th March 2019

The Woodseats Medical Centre in Sheffield has been working with the organisers of the Working Win health led employment trial to identify patients who may benefit from it. By referring 63 patients since the beginning of January, the practice is helping people who are living with mental or physical ill health to stay in work or get into appropriate employment.

Tuesday 19th March 2019

There has been a national call for views on how legislative change could help health and care organisations deliver the initiatives set out in the NHS Long Term plan and our own work as an Integrated Care System.

Monday 11th March 2019

Following the independent review of hospital services, published in May last year, we have been working together as partners to further understand the recommendations made, what they may mean for our services and how we can work together in new and different ways to strengthen our ability to provide safe and high quality care to patients across Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield.

Friday 8th March 2019

A new type of medical professional is now providing care for patients and easing the pressure on NHS services in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw.