Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) is the application of electrical impulses to help improve mobility and function for people with a wide range of neurological conditions affecting the brain and spinal cord, such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury and head injury. Though the clinical service and equipment sales now operate through an NHS owned company, Odstock Medical Ltd. (OML), our department is actively engaged in research projects to develop new techniques and open up this service to new patient groups.
OML is a limited company and owned by the NHS; it shares accommodation with our department and we have common interests, especially in research and development projects and in training. It was formed in 2006 as a spin-out company from this department’s work in the field of FES and continues to deliver FES and neurophysiotherapy clinical services, as well as being engaged in product development and research. For more information on OML’s activities please visit www.odstockmedical.com
Contact details: 01722-336262 Extn. 4065 (Main Reception)
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.