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Grant helps put new manufacturer on path to rapid growth

Grant helps put new manufacturer on path to rapid growth

2 days ago, Sep 20 at 2:26pm
A manufacturer of pressure relieving products used in the wider care industry and by the National Health Service is on course for £2 million turnover with a very healthy EBITDA this financial year, just eighteen months after the business started trading.
First national market engagement for personal wheelchair budgets event announced

First national market engagement for personal wheelchair budgets event announced

2 weeks ago, Sep 13 at 10:46am
NHS England and the Department of Health have announced that expressions of interest are now open for the first national market engagement for personal wheelchair budgets.
Now Healthcare Group to launch “Now NHS” digital platform

Now Healthcare Group to launch “Now NHS” digital platform

2 weeks ago, Sep 13 at 9:52am
Now Healthcare Group (NHG), the company behind the Dr Now and Now GP apps, is launching a new primary healthcare and pharmacy digital platform; Now NHS.
Guide to new medical device regulations launched

Guide to new medical device regulations launched

3 weeks ago, Sep 07 at 2:40pm
A new guide relating to medical device regulations, including hospital beds and wheelchairs, has launched, by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).
Amazon turns attention to UK care sector

Amazon turns attention to UK care sector

3 weeks ago, Sep 04 at 12:35pm
A county council in the UK is collaborating with online retail juggernaut Amazon on a new initiative to help people live independently in their homes for longer.
Jail time for mobility company boss

Jail time for mobility company boss

Aug 22 at 10:12am
The boss of a Derbyshire mobility company Peak Healthcare Limited has been jailed for one year after pleading guilty to unfair trading which resulted in some elderly victims losing thousands of pounds.
Telehealth GP Service is first to pass CQC Inspection

Telehealth GP Service is first to pass CQC Inspection

Jul 27 at 11:12am
Now Healthcare Group (NHG) has announced that it has become the  first, and to date the UK’s only, telehealth ( mHealth) GP service provider to be declared "safe” and meet all regulations set by the new digital health reporting guidelines, set by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Council to source stairlift, lift and hoist providers

Council to source stairlift, lift and hoist providers

May 12 at 12:22pm
North East Lincolnshire Council are searching for companies to supply stairlifts, lifts and hoists to disabled residents in the borough, speeding up delivery of adaptations. The contract will also include a lot for the maintenance and servicing of stairlifts, lifts and hoists that are outside of the guarantee period.
Supply chain contract extended

Supply chain contract extended

Aug 24 at 4:40pm
The NHS Business Services Authority has announced that the current NHS Supply Chain service contract has been extended with DHL by two years from 2016 until 2018.
Baroness in a barrow as Wheelchair Alliance launches

Baroness in a barrow as Wheelchair Alliance launches

Jul 21 at 10:26am
A national group of wheelchair users and advocates led by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE headed to Parliament Square to call for an improvement to wheelchair services in England before more users are adversely affected by the poor levels of service present.
 
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