One of nine specialised cleft units in England...


Spires Cleft Lip and Palate Annual Report 2017

We are pleased to publish our summarised annual report for 2017, the report can be accessed by clicking here: Final Summarised Report 2017

Helicopter Ride Experience

Calling all pilots with clefts aged 10 and above! Spires Smiles are arranging a special flight opportunity along the Bournemouth coast. The flight will be 15 to 20 minutes and is free. More details of the June flight that was held here Helicopter Ride14June14, contact to register your interest in upcoming helicopter rides!

Story Writing Competition

Thank you to everyone that entered our story writing competition and congratulations to the winners. Winning stories can be read by clicking the authors names below:
Kingsley Selmes
Aimee Leaver
Klarice Bisla
Connan Sarre

New picture gallery

We are very excited to announce that our new picture gallery is now up and running and would like to thank our patients who have taken the time to draw us a picture or write a poem. You can visit the gallery here

Donations to the Spires Cleft Lip and Palate Centre

We would like to extend our thanks to organisations as well as past and present patients and families for their generosity in making donations to the Spires Cleft Lip and Palate Centre. If you would like to make a donation this can done to the individual centres in the following ways:

To make a donation to the Salisbury Cleft Lip and Palate Centre:
Click the following link to download and print a donation form: SDH Donation Form (pdf; 261kb)
Please ensure you tick the option "Another ward or department" stating the Cleft Lip and Palate Charitable Fund No. 1221 and send together with your donation to:
The Service Co-ordinator, Spires Cleft Lip & Palate Centre, Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury, Wilts, SP2 8BJ.

To make a donation to the Oxford Cleft Lip and Palate Centre:
Click the following link to make a secure electronic payment to the OUH Charitable Funds
On the drop down menu regarding your donation click the 'other please specify' option. On the final page of the donation process please specify if you would like your donation to go to the:
Cleft Lip & Palate Research Development Fund 2011 which supports research into the causes of cleft
or the
Cleft Lip & Palate Outpatient Fund 2123 which facilitates updating of equipment in the outpatient area e.g. pens and colouring equipment for children, toys for clinic rooms etc.

If you have any questions or queries regarding the donation process you are welcome to contact us.