Salisbury District Hospital's emergency department has been inundated with donations just days after putting an appeal out to help those due to be discharged.

On Friday, A&E doctor Raychel Oaten took to social media to ask residents to collect food and essential items so that vulnerable and isolated patients due to leave the hospital had something to go home with.

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Thanks to the generosity of residents and supermarket Waitrose, dozens of bags have been packed over the weekend and the hospital is no longer appealing for donations.