TWO surgical theatres at Salisbury District Hospital are out of action because of a water leak.

A number of operations have had to be cancelled as maintenance staff deal with the problem.

A spokesman for the hospital said: "It is a minor clean water leak above our theatres.

"Because of the nature of where it is, we have unfortunately had to cancel some operations.

"It's affected two of our seven day surgery theatres."

The leak started this morning and the two theatres affected are expected to be back in action on Wednesday.