The Orthopaedic Department at Salisbury District Hospital provides diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system such as bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves. This care is provided both in the Orthopaedic Outpatients Department and on the Orthopaedic wards –Chilmark Ward and Amesbury Ward.

How the Stars Appeal is making a difference:

  • Advanced equipment
  • Enhancing the environment, for example with furnishings, décor and artwork
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Stars Appeal water cooler
  • Accommodation for patients’ loved ones
  • Visits from hospital Chaplains
  • Activities such as music, storytelling, dance, reading and playing games through our Stars Appeal Live project
  • Companionship and social activities like trips away from the wards through our Stars Appeal Engagers
  • Specialist training and education for staff
  • Supporting staff wellbeing and morale
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