STRUCTURE: South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has taken on community services from Barnsley PCT.

An FT statement said: “NHS community and mental health services provided by Care Services Direct (CSD) in Barnsley transferred to South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust) on the 1 May 2011.

“Last year NHS Barnsley agreed that their provider arm, CSD would join the Trust, in line with national policy on Transforming Community Services. The Trust and CSD have been working together since then to integrate the services CSD provided and the staff who deliver them with Trust services.”