BARNSLEY Hospice is set to transform the inpatient unit garden into a tranquil and relaxing place for patients and their families.

Work has started the project to transform the previously lawned area into a stunning garden where patients and their families can enjoy the outside space.

The garden design was finalised based on feedback received from staff, volunteers, patients, their families and visitors to ensure it would meet the needs of everyone using it.

Deputy patient services director, Bev Hewitt said: “We are really looking forward to seeing the finished garden and it being a place where patients and their families can relax and enjoy their surroundings.”

Read more in this weeks Barnsley Chronicle