BARNSLEY Hospital released a statement to remind visitors that outpatient appointments will still go ahead.

A spokesperson for the hospital said: “Contrary to reports you may have seen or heard in the media, Barnsley Hospital has not cancelled outpatient appointments.

“Outpatients are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

“In some cases, treatments have had to be re-arranged during the Covid pandemic.

“The hospital keeps those patients affected informed with updates about their treatments.”