MORE than 100,000 people visited Barnsley Hospital’s accident and emergency department in a year, new data has revealed.

A total of 101,875 attended in the year to March 2023 - a slight reduction on the previous year’s 102,885.

The figures also showed youngsters aged under 19 made 24,345 visits, while adults visited the department 77,530 times.

Three in five people - 61.8 per cent - received care in less than or within the NHS’s four-hour target.