BackCare is a national charity that aims to reduce the impact of back pain on society by providing information, support, promoting good practice and funding research. BackCare acts as a hub between patients, (healthcare) professionals, employers, policy makers, researchers and all others with an interest in back pain.
Local BackCare Support
Contact Details - Patient Representative:
Mr & Mrs Alan White
30 Cornwall Road
Wilts SP1 3NL
Monday and Thursday 6:00-6:45pm
Duke of Cornwall Spinal Unit Hydrotherapy pool and Salisbury District Hospital staff Club (for Meetings).
How to join?
Contact Mr & Mrs White - see above
There are about four meetings per annum on Tuesdays. These meetings have speakers on related subjects i.e. alternative therapies, diet, exercise and provision of facilities for the disabled.
The hydrotherapy sessions cost £5 per session. To take part in Hydrotherapy you must be a member of Back Care to obtain insurance cover. The annual membership fee is £15.