Address: Salisbury District Hospital
How to find Salisbury District Hospital
Salisbury District Hospital is situated two miles south of Salisbury on Odstock Road.
United Kingdom Telephone: 01722 336262
For your own safety, and the safety of staff, the site is monitored by CCTV.
Maps of the hospital and surrounding area
SDH Map for website.pdf
Southern part of site
Directions by car and parking
From the north or east, join the Churchill Way ring road and follow the signs for the District Hospital.
From the west on the A30/A36 turn right at Park Wall junction, Wilton onto the A3094 to avoid going through Salisbury and follow the signs for the District Hospital.
From the south follow the A338 towards Salisbury, pass the park and ride on your left and take the next left at the traffic lights and left at the top of the hill.
Entrances to the hospital are marked 'A' and 'B' and the car parks are numbered and clearly signposted for patient/visitor parking. Your appointment information will tell you which car park is closest to your ward/clinic.
For route planners click on either image below.
Car park tariffs are displayed on boards besides the Pay and Display machines or Pay on Foot machines (depending on the car park) in all public car parks at Salisbury District Hospital.
The Pay and Display machines accept 5p, 10p, 50p, £1 and £2 coins and register exact amounts of money but cannot give change.
The Pay on Foot machines accept 5p,10p,20p,50p,£1 and £2 coins to a maximum of 15 coins and will give change. The current charges are:
| Up to 1 hour
|| Up to 4 hours
| Up to 2 hours
|| Up to 5 hours
| Up to 3 hours
|| 5 to 24 hours
Season tickets are available for patients and visitors who satisfy certain criteria and they will be charged at £7.00 per week. Patients and visitors should apply by filling out a request form available from the administrator of the ward or department that you are visiting.
Season ticket application forms have been distributed to wards and clinics.
Once an application has been made, the patient or visitor can take their form to either the Cashier's Office, Finance, SDH Central, or the Transport Desk, Main Reception, SDH North, and pay for the elected number of weeks. The season ticket will be then be issued.
As a patient you qualify if you are:
- receiving Income Support
- receiving Income based Job Seekers Allowance
- receiving Working Families Tax Credit
- receiving Disability Person Tax Credit
- a holder of HC2 or HC3 Certificate from NHS Low Income Scheme
- a parent of a child patient and in receipt of one of the above
- attending an Artificial Limb Centre for a pensionable disability
- attending a Genito Urinary Centre more than 15 miles from your home
- attending two or more appointments in any one week
- attending regular repeated appointments over a long period
As a visitor you qualify if you:
- play an active role in a patient’s recuperation/rehabilitation prior to and post discharge
- are a visitor of an intensive/critical care patient
- are a visitor of an "out of area" patient and living locally/on site to enable repeat visits
- are a visitor of a long stay patient, i.e. more than 1 week.
Getting to hospital by bus
From Salisbury city centre Wilts & Dorset city service "Red 1" runs regularly from the city centre to the hospital. The bus leaves from Stop O in Blue Boar Row on the north side of the market square. The journey takes around 10 minutes. Buses run in an anti clockwise direction around the hospital site stopping in the following places:
- The Green (for the Central and South parts of the hospital)
- Springs Entrance (for Level 2 of the main hospital)
- Main Entrance (for Levels 3 and 4 of the main hospital)
From Shaftesbury The no. 29 bus stops at the hospital
From Woodfalls the no. 44 bus stops at the hospital.
From the South: Timetables and further information can be obtained by clicking on the Wilts and Dorset logo, or by calling 01722 336855
From North, West and East Wiltshire: services from these areas are operated by a number of bus companies. Timetables and further information can be found by clicking the Wiltshire Council logo
Getting to hospital by train
Salisbury is served by the following routes:
- South West Trains from London Waterloo, Basingstoke and Andover
- South West Trains from Exeter and Yeovil
- South West Trains from Southampton and Southampton Airport
- First Great Western from Portsmouth and Southampton
- First Great Western from Cardiff, Bristol and Bath
Wilts & Dorset bus service "Red 1" stops in Fisherton Street, a few minutes walk from the railway station.
For rail enquiries please call 08457 484950 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk
Getting to hospital by taxi
Taxi ranks can be found at New Canal in the city centre and at the Railway Station. The approximate cost of a journey from the city centre to Salisbury District Hospital is £7-8.
Help with fares
If you are receiving Income Support, Income-based Job Seekers Allowance, Pension Credit, Guarantee Credit, Working Family Credit, War Pension (if for a war injury) or hold a HC2 or 3 certificate it may be possible to reimburse your travel costs.
Please bring your benefit book and travel documentation with you to the Transport Desk to claim back your costs. The Transport Desk is situated at the Main Entrance Reception, telephone number is 01722 336262 ext 2791.
The Transport Desk is open
9.30am - 4.00pm Monday - Thursday*
9.30am - 3.30pm Friday*
The Cashier's Office (SDH Central) is open
9.00am - 3.30pm Monday - Friday*
(*Closed on bank holidays)
Wiltshire Link Schemes are small voluntary groups providing 'good neighbour' support to people from their communities who are in need. The service can be used by the elderly, the disabled and people who have difficulty in accessing the services they need because of a lack of public transport. Members of the Scheme provide transport in their own cars. Typical requests are for journeys for medical appointments, shopping and hospital visits. For further details please contact the Link Development community on 01380 722241.
Where to stay
For information about accomodation in Salisbury and the surrounding area visit Accommodation in Salisbury
Useful information sites that may help when planning your journey to the hospital