Thursday 08 December 2022
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Advice for coping with hot weather


12 July 2022
With the Level 3 Heat Health Alert this week, please follow this advice to keep safe: Stay out of the sun. Keep your home as cool as possible – shading windows and shutting them during the day may help. Open them when it is cooler at night. Keep drinking fluids. If there’s anybody you know, for example an older person living on their own, who might be at special risk, make sure they know what to do.
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Salisbury District Hospital under pressure


08 July 2022
Salisbury District Hospital is under tremendous pressure and our A&E is very busy. Unless you are acutely ill and need urgent hospital treatment please do not attend so that we can care for patients with severe or life-threatening injuries and illness. If you do attend, please be patient and be prepared to wait.
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Face masks encouraged at Salisbury Hospital


07 July 2022
Due to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the community and the increasing number of inpatients testing positive for COVID-19, from today (7th July 2022) Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust is asking all visitors and patients at Salisbury District Hospital to wear face masks while in the buildings.  The Trust also encourages good hand hygiene, and when possible visitors should maintain social distancing. Dr Peter Collins, Chief Medical Officer (pictured above) says: "The public’s cooperation will mean our services are safer and our staff can work more effectively."
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Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust awarded £14 million for new ward


05 July 2022
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to have been awarded £14 million of investment from the national Elective Recovery Fund to build an additional inpatient ward. The new ward will help the Trust increase the number of elective procedures to reduce waiting times for patients. Pictured above: aerial view of the hospital site showing the blocks – 79 and 81 – that will be demolished
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Heat Health Alert


14 June 2022
There is a Level 2 Heat Health Alert for our region, Friday to Sunday, with a 60% chance of the weather being very warm to perhaps very hot on Friday. While there's plenty of sunshine to enjoy, remember to protect your skin as UV levels will be high, and stay well-hydrated.
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Our staff at Salisbury District Hospital have long been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment they provide for our patients and for their innovation, commitment and professionalism. This has been recognised in a wide range of achievements and it is reflected in our award of NHS Foundation Trust status. This is afforded to hospitals that provide the highest standards of care.

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