• Explore our collection

    Salisbury Healthcare History

  • Glass plate X-ray images from our collection

    X-rays: the inside view

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  • Discovering Dr Walker's microscope and slides

    A closer look

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Salisbury Healthcare History is a growing digital archive of Salisbury District Hospital’s historical collection. The Heritage Lottery Funded project has enabled us to properly catalogue and store our records and share a selection online. With items dating back to the building of Salisbury General Infirmary in 1766 and beyond, this online resource provides an exciting insight into Salisbury’s health care. Read more about the project or start exploring our collection using the links below.

Upcoming events

Exhibitions, talks, workshops

History talk and walk

Date: 15/09/2022
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
Location: Meadows Garden, ArtCare, Salisbury Hospital
history

History talk and walk around Salisbury District Hospital. More info

Medical Mystery Tour

Date: 16/09/2022
Time: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Salisbury Cathedral (outside next to Elizabeth Frink Walking Madonna Sculpture), The Close, Salisbury, England, SP1 2EJ
medicalmystery

Special event for Heritage Open Days – guided tours (various times) around Salisbury to tell the stories held in our historical collections. More info

Wilton talk: Salisbury Healthcare History & the Common Cold Hospital

Date: 20/09/2022
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Wilton Community Centre, West Street, Wilton, England, SP2 0DG
harvardtalk

An inside look at our historical collections focusing on one of the largest clinical studies here in Salisbury – the study of the common cold at the Harvard Hospital. More info

Amesbury talk: Salisbury Healthcare History & the Common Cold Hospital

Date: 29/09/2022
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Wyndham Hall, 50 Church Street, Amesbury, England, SP4 7EU
harvardtalk

An inside look at our historical collections focusing on one of the largest clinical studies here in Salisbury – the study of the common cold at the Harvard Hospital. More info

Downton talk: Salisbury Healthcare History & the Common Cold Hospital

Date: 03/10/2022
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Downton Memorial Hall, The Borough, Downton, Wiltshire, SP5 3NB
harvardtalk

An inside look at our historical collections focusing on one of the largest clinical studies here in Salisbury – the study of the common cold at the Harvard Hospital. More info

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