The department is actively engaged in offering training opportunities in all of its sections. Currently we are accredited by the National School for Healthcare Science as a national training centre for clinical scientists under the Scientist Training Programme [STP], we are an approved hospital to offer placements to undergraduate students enrolled on Orthotic and Prosthetic degree courses and host Foundation Year 2 doctors employed on the Wessex Deanery Academic Foundation Programme as part of their research placement. We are also engaged with the different apprenticeship programmes. Our staff deliver education and training to other professional groups in the hospital and staff are invited to give lectures and seminars at universities. The department also plays an important role in outreach work in local schools and colleges.
Contact details: 01722-336262 Extn. 4066 (General Office)
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.