Salisbury Foundation Trust

Statement Regarding Derailment and Casualty Numbers at Salisbury District Hospital

Following the derailment in Salisbury on Sunday night, 13 casualties were treated at Salisbury District Hospital. Four of these casualties were admitted. We are pleased to report that the patients who were being treated in the hospital following the derailment have now all been discharged, so we’re no longer treating anyone from the incident.

CEO Stacey Hunter at Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust said:

"I would like to thank all our colleagues who responded to this incident in a calm, professional and compassionate manner. We are all relieved that the outcome of the accident hasn't been more severe."

01 November 2021

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.

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