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Updates on the Salisbury incident

Updated: 20 April at 5.30pm.  Following the incident in Salisbury on Sunday 4 March, one inpatient (a man in his 60s) remains in the care of Salisbury District Hospital after being exposed to a nerve agent. The health of this individual is improving and he is no longer in a critical condition. Public Health England […]

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Updates on the Salisbury incident

Hello, my name is Dr Christine Blanshard and I’m the Medical Director here at Salisbury District Hospital. I am joined by Lorna Wilkinson our Director of Nursing. I want to give you an update on the progress of the two remaining inpatients that we are treating here at the Hospital – Sergei and Yulia Skripal. […]

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Updates on the Salisbury incident

Patient condition update: Sergei Skripal Dr Christine Blanshard, Medical Director at Salisbury District Hospital said: “Following intense media coverage yesterday, I would like to take the opportunity to update you on the condition of the two remaining patients being treated at Salisbury District Hospital. “Last Thursday, I informed you that Yulia Skripal’s condition had improved to […]

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Updates on the Salisbury incident

Patient condition update: Sergei and Yulia Skripal Following the incident in Salisbury on Sunday 4 March, three people have been treated as inpatients at Salisbury District Hospital. The hospital, via NHS England, has been providing regular updates on the condition of these patients, while respecting our duty of patient confidentiality. With only two patients now […]

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Updates on the Salisbury incident

Updated: 22 March at 6.00pm Statement from Cara Charles-Barks, Chief Executive of Salisbury District Hospital: “I would like to make a brief statement on the condition of the patients who were exposed to the nerve agent and are receiving hospital treatment. I am pleased to say that Sergeant Nick Bailey’s condition has now improved and […]

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Updates on the Salisbury incident

Updated: 16 March at 5.00pm Following the incident in Salisbury on Sunday 4 March, three inpatients remain in the care of Salisbury District Hospital. A man in his 60s and a woman in her 30s remain in a critical, but stable condition in intensive care after being exposed to a nerve agent. The police officer, who was […]

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Updates on the Salisbury incident

Updated: 15 March at 12.00pm Following the incident in Salisbury on Sunday 4 March, three inpatients remain in the care of Salisbury District Hospital. A man in his 60s and a woman in her 30s remain in a critical, but stable condition in intensive care after being exposed to a nerve agent. The police officer, […]

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World Diabetes Day Blog: Type 1 Diabetes Myth Busters

Katie Greenfield, Communications and Engagement Officer for Wessex, blogs about managing her type 1 diabetes and tackles some of the most common myths. Before I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes aged 13, I only had a very vague idea about what diabetes was. I thought that people with the condition couldn’t eat sweet things; that […]

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Carers are entitled to a free flu vaccine

Many people may not know that the free flu vaccine is also available to carers, as well as to those who suffer with serious illnesses or those who have a learning disability. It’s important that carers know they are entitled to the free flu vaccine helping to keep them free from contracting the debilitating virus, […]

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