Newsroom

All the latest news....plain and simple...

News stories from all sectors of the marketplace. You can search by category using the category listings on the right hand side of the page. If you have a news story that you think we should be using for you, just send it through.


     
Repose invests in life-saving equipment

Repose invests in life-saving equipment

yesterday, Jul 25 at 11:07am
Back in 2014, Repose’s company director John  Elcocks survived a heart attack on the company’s premises. Now, the Cradley Health based furniture specialists have installed a defibrillator in its headquarters, ensuring access to the life-saving equipment is available should the worst occur.
Could self-driving wheelchairs become a commercial reality in the near future?

Could self-driving wheelchairs become a commercial reality in the near future?

2 days ago, Jul 24 at 10:30am
An academic-industry collaboration between a Toronto-based robotics firm and the University of Toronto has seen the development of a new product that could make wheelchairs autonomous for as little as £230 ($300).
Telecare tech shown to relieve NHS bed blocking

Telecare tech shown to relieve NHS bed blocking

5 days ago, Jul 21 at 9:47am
Following trials across the UK, a new telecare kit from OwnFone has shown to help alleviate bed blocking, a major concern for the National Health Service.
Fire safety concerns over mobility scooters and lifts

Fire safety concerns over mobility scooters and lifts

6 days ago, Jul 20 at 1:50pm
Reports of fire safety issues surrounding mobility scooters in flats have been raised by residents in a Devon sheltered housing scheme. 
Award to support disabled entrepreneurs succeed launches

Award to support disabled entrepreneurs succeed launches

6 days ago, Jul 20 at 12:37pm
Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and Leonard Cheshire Disability have announced that the 2017 Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK has officially opened.
Heather, Colin and Betty off on an adventure

Heather, Colin and Betty off on an adventure

6 days ago, Jul 20 at 11:44am
Heather and Colin Maddox, who run retailer Aline Mobility, are swapping demonstrations of scooters, stairlifts and riser chairs for the challenge of a 20,000-mile rally to raise funds for Claire House Children’s Hospice and a new hospice being built in Liverpool.
St John's College test drives the WHILL

St John's College test drives the WHILL

1 week ago, Jul 19 at 11:16am
St John’s College is currently trialling the new  WHILL wheelchair from TGA to help disabled students manoeuvre around the historic College’s grounds and buildings.
Gerald Simonds launches lightest ever wheelchair range

Gerald Simonds launches lightest ever wheelchair range

2 weeks ago, Jul 18 at 11:59am
Gerald Simonds has added lightweight folding frame wheelchairs from Canadian manufacturer Motion Composites to their range; the lightest the company has ever stocked.
Patent pending wheelchair looks for partnerships

Patent pending wheelchair looks for partnerships

2 weeks ago, Jul 18 at 10:47am
A young design student has developed an innovative new manual wheelchair system that is aiming to revolutionise how users steer and are looking for partnerships to bring it to the market.
Mobility retailers in with a chance to bag a bargain

Mobility retailers in with a chance to bag a bargain

2 weeks ago, Jul 17 at 12:23pm
A Yorkshire-based mobility company that recently went into administration will be auctioning tens of thousands of pounds’ worth of mobility scooters and disability living equipment without reserve.
 
Subscribe
Rss 
Categories