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New NHS Wheelchair Service launches for North East London

New NHS Wheelchair Service launches for North East London

2 days ago, Jan 17 at 8:01am
AJM Healthcare has been awarded a new Integrated Wheelchair Service for NHS patients in North East London, aiming to deliver a safe, effective, responsive and integrated service to meet the needs of Service Users, their families and carers.
Motability fleet declines as customers fail to quality under PIP reassessment

Motability fleet declines as customers fail to quality under PIP reassessment

1 week ago, Jan 12 at 10:56am
In Motability Operations' Annual Report for 2017, the organisation has revealed the Motability fleet size has declined from 648,000 in 2016 to 629,000 in 2017, a reduction of 2.9%, as over 40% of working-age customers fail to meet the Scheme’s criteria after PIP reassessments.
Kidz to Adultz events enjoy successful 2017

Kidz to Adultz events enjoy successful 2017

1 week ago, Jan 11 at 1:40pm
The Kidz to  Adultz events enjoyed a successful 2017, welcoming over 10,000 visitors across the combined shows across the UK, with the organisers looking to build on the momentum in 2018.
Pressalit Care products feature in award-winning development

Pressalit Care products feature in award-winning development

2 weeks ago, Jan 10 at 11:02am
Pressalit Care’s height adjustable kitchens and bathrooms have featured in an award-winning holiday home development, Flat Spaces, created to give those with severe disabilities, their families and carers, the opportunity to take a much-needed break.
Does the mobility market need to think bigger?

Does the mobility market need to think bigger?

2 weeks ago, Jan 09 at 12:11pm
Is the mobility market creating enough products to cater to a society that is getting bigger? Warrington Disability Partnership’s Chief Executive Dave Thompson and People First Mobility’s Karen Sheppard asks the question.
Another DIY SOS donation from Theraposture

Another DIY SOS donation from Theraposture

2 weeks ago, Jan 08 at 9:26am
Theraposture, a specialist in assistive beds, chairs and cots, has donated a double combination adjustable bed to Amanda Worne from West Sussex as part of her DIY SOS TV home conversion.
British Healthcare Trades Awards 2017 Winners

British Healthcare Trades Awards 2017 Winners

3 weeks ago, Jan 04 at 12:56pm
On the 30th November 2017, the industry came together at the prestigious Park Plaza Hotel in London to recognise the achievements of companies and individuals, big and small, as well as to celebrate the British Healthcare Trades Association’s 100th year anniversary. See all the winners here.
Downing Street welcomes mobility retailer

Downing Street welcomes mobility retailer

3 weeks ago, Jan 03 at 10:05am
At the end of November 2017, People First Mobility’s Managing Director Karen Sheppard visited 10 Downing Street as part of the Small Business Saturday campaign.
United Mobility Training campaigns for mandatory mobility scooter training

United Mobility Training campaigns for mandatory mobility scooter training

3 weeks ago, Jan 02 at 1:48pm
According to figures released by the Department of Transport, there were 260 reported accidents in 2016, equating to a 17% increase on the previous year. Alarmingly, the number of fatalities in 2016 increased by 75% of the eight fatalities reported in 2015.
DLF launches Welsh version of AskSARA

DLF launches Welsh version of AskSARA

Dec 15 at 12:13am
The Disabled Living Foundation has just launched a Welsh version of its AskSARA online guided advice tool, with the latest investment further underlining its commitment to broadening the reach of its vital information and advice, according to the organisation.
 
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