Barnsley Assistive Technology Service

Hub – covering: Yorkshire and Humber

Assistive Technology Team, Block 14, Barnsley Hospital, Gawber Road
Barnsley
S75 2EP
Tel: 01226 432 159
Contact: Simon Judge
Email: barnsley.at@nhs.net
Website: http://www.barnsleyhospital.nhs.uk/at

Service

Area covered
Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham. See latest information on area covered

Population served
All ages. We work in conjunction with local teams, i.e. Local specialist speech therapists for AAC.

Scale
Approx 100 per year. Current case load approx 600.

Services provided
– Assessment
– Loan-Trial iterative process
– Provision (funding through local services)
– Ongoing support
– Training
– Research
– Custom made equipment
– Setup and customisation of equipment

Staffing
Clinical staffing (i.e. not including research):
– 2 WTE Clinical Scientists
– 1.5 WTE Clinical Technologists

Funded by
NHS (SLAs and per-case)

Permanent or project
Permanent

Year set up
Around 1980

Referral process
Downloadable form on website.