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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.
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).
New pressure ulcer guidance could save NHS billions?

New pressure ulcer guidance could save NHS billions?

3 weeks ago, Sep 04 at 9:43am
A new pressure ulcer guide examining the importance of prevention and possible cash releasing savings for the NHS has been published by the BHTA.
Exporting gets easier with launch of new service

Exporting gets easier with launch of new service

4 weeks ago, Aug 31 at 10:40am
Global Healthcare Trader (GHT), the new export/import service website, where distributors looking to import products can find companies looking for global partners, launches on  Friday September 1st.
Retailer explains why it is so important to invest in the youth

Retailer explains why it is so important to invest in the youth

Aug 02 at 10:03am
Lifestyle and Mobility have officially welcomed Lenny Bibby, a Saturday boy who had been with the company for 18 months, to their full-time team and discuss the need for the industry to invest in the youth.
Repose invests in life-saving equipment

Repose invests in life-saving equipment

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.
Fire safety concerns over mobility scooters and lifts

Fire safety concerns over mobility scooters and lifts

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. 
Invacare course achieves RCOT endorsement

Invacare course achieves RCOT endorsement

Jun 12 at 4:29pm
Invacare's Impetus training course has been officially endorsed by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists. The successful course offers Invacare retailers and healthcare professionals core skills and competencies in assessing and prescribing wheelchairs to clients.
NHS releases Conflicts of Interest guidance

NHS releases Conflicts of Interest guidance

Mar 01 at 10:35am
NHS England has published new guidance on conflicts of interest which will be in force from the 1st June 2017. The guidance, issued  for NHS England organisations and staff, covers subjects regarding promotional gifts, hospitality and transparency about sponsorship arrangements relating to the industry.
Fraud alert as retailers are used to con suppliers

Fraud alert as retailers are used to con suppliers

Apr 25 at 10:10am
Companies are reporting some serious fraud activity in the industry with one leading retailer being targeted and others also being used to mislead suppliers.

 
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