Salisbury Foundation Trust

Accident and Emergency, ED, Emergency Department, A&E

Description

The Emergency Department (ED) cares for patients who come to hospital with urgent or life-threatening illness or injuries. A visit to a busy hospital A&E department for minor ailments, injuries and illnesses could mean a very long wait, as emergency cases take priority.

Location
The Emergency Department (A&E) is located via Entrance A. Follow the red signs for Accident and Emergency. The Emergency Department (A&E) is located at the top of the ramp or via Level 3..
Head of Service
Simon Hunter
Best place to Park
'Drop off' only at the top of the ramp outside the entrance to the Emergency Department (A&E). The nearest longer stay parking can be found in car park 2, which is located by the hospital main entrance. Once parked, please use the pedestrian walk way up the ramp to the Emergency Department (A&E) entrance. The department can also be entered through the hospital in on level 3.
Directions

Vehicle access to Salisbury District Hospital’s Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department has changed to ‘drop off’ only. This change has been made to improve access for Ambulances and applies to the approach ramp as well as the area immediately outside A&E. Parking on the ramp is no longer allowed as all designated parking spaces at A&E have been allocated for ambulances only. 

Parking, including designated disabled bays, is available at the Main Entrance and in car parks across the Trust.

By car: The nearest longer stay parking can be found in car park 2, which is located by the hospital main entrance. Once parked, please use the pedestrian walk way up the ramp to the Emergency Department (A&E) entrance or enter on department entrance on Level 3.

By car: Enter hospital site at Entrance A and follow the red signs for Accident and Emergency. The entrance to the Emergency Department (ED) is at the top of the ramp.

By bus: Alight at Main Entrance (third stop). 

Direct Telephone No
01722 429163
Extension No
4163

Please look below to discover more about local care alternatives to consider before coming to the emergency department at Salisbury District Hospital.

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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