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Toby Churchill to supply Tobii AAC products in the UK

Toby Churchill to supply Tobii AAC products in the UK

Aug 06 at 9:05am
Tobii Technology AB recently merged with DynaVox Systems LLC. The merger included Mayer-Johnson, home of Boardmaker and PCS symbols. In a company statement. Toby Churchill has said that the company will continue to sell DynaVox products as well as take on the Tobii product line.

Mobility Roadshow revival decision explained

Mobility Roadshow revival decision explained

Aug 04 at 8:23am
n a recent news item we reported that Mobility Choice has announced that the next Mobility Roadshow will be held in 2015. The show will take place from 25th – 27th June 2015 at Donington Park, making a welcome return to the popular venue. THIIS spoke to Ann Frye, Chair of Mobility Choice, the Charity responsible for the show, to find out more about the decision to bring the show back next year.
New report highlights cystic fibrosis progress

New report highlights cystic fibrosis progress

Aug 04 at 8:07am
A new report shows that 57% of people with cystic fibrosis in the UK are adults who make up an active and able patient population with almost 71% (70.9) in education or employment.

New trade catalogue from Classic Canes

New trade catalogue from Classic Canes

Aug 01 at 2:30pm
Walking stick specialists Classic Canes is celebrating its 32nd year in business with a new, 60-page trade catalogue. Available at the end of August 2014, the catalogue illustrates the 600-plus range of walking sticks, seat sticks and umbrellas, from everyday sticks to fine collectors’ canes.

Traceability straps introduced on sling range

Traceability straps introduced on sling range

Jul 30 at 4:31pm
The Osprey Sling Company has launched ‘Traceability Straps’ on their entire sling range. From August, all slings will carry a permanent record of the Safe Working Load, Serial Number and Contact details.

Mobility Roadshow set to return in 2015

Mobility Roadshow set to return in 2015

Jul 30 at 8:37am
Mobility Choice has announced that the next Mobility Roadshow will be held in 2015. The show will take place from 25th – 27th June 2015 at Donington Park, making a welcome return to this popular venue.

East of England addition for Sidhil

East of England addition for Sidhil

Jul 29 at 8:50am
Investing to further enhance customer service in both the community and acute sectors in the east of England, healthcare equipment specialists Sidhil continue to strengthen their presence on the ground with the appointment of Nicole Gadsby as External Territory Sales Manager for the region.

Ottobock technical service provider for new Games

Ottobock technical service provider for new Games

Jul 29 at 8:42am
Ottobock, Partner of the Paralympic Games since 1988 has announced that it will be providing technical service for the first Invictus Games presented by Jaguar Land Rover. In addition to conducting various repairs to equipment such as wheelchairs and prosthetic limbs damaged in competition, Ottobock is also a proud supporter of the British Armed Forces team for the Invictus Games.

Funding resource for children’s equipment

Funding resource for children’s equipment

Jul 28 at 12:04pm
Finding the money to pay for what can be expensive equipment options is always a challenge, but one retailer is hoping to point customers in the right direction with a new advisory section on its website. The Mobility Aids Centre's newest addition to their team, Sam Underwood, has produced a useful online resource which highlights a number of funding sources for people looking for help to purchase paediatric equipment.

Mangar boosts sales team

Mangar boosts sales team

Jul 28 at 11:10am
Mangar International, the global manufacturer of inflatable moving and handling equipment, has appointed two business development managers to join their growing sales team.

 
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