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Open Britain website opens for business

Open Britain website opens for business

May 07 at 8:51am
A revolutionary new website aims to become the leading resource for enabling disabled people to enjoy life to the full. Primarily sponsored by Clos-o-Mat, the country’s leading supplier of disabled toileting solutions, OpenBritain.net is the result of a collaboration between the main tourism and disability organisations including Tourism for All (TfA), VisitEngland and DisabledGo.
Mobility Roadshow ready for new Telford venue

Mobility Roadshow ready for new Telford venue

May 07 at 8:34am
The road system around the centre of Telford will be hosting a unique experience for visitors to the annual Mobility Roadshow when it makes its Telford debut at the end of June (Telford International Centre 27th-29th). For the first time in the history of this popular event, the rare opportunity it offers people with disabilities to test drive pre-adapted vehicles will take place on public roads.

New buy-back Options scheme launched for beds

New buy-back Options scheme launched for beds

Apr 25 at 7:38am
Theraposture Limited is to launch its new Options Scheme on assistive beds at Naidex National 2013 (Stand B82, NEC 30 April – 2 May), that delivers a cost-effective means to ensuring continued independence even if needs change over time.
New issue of AT Today online

New issue of AT Today online

Apr 24 at 8:33am
The new issue of AT Today magazine is now online to read through a simple page reader system or to download as a PDF file. AT Today carries a wide range of news from all areas of the assistive technology marketplace.
Drinking system scoops Queen's award

Drinking system scoops Queen's award

Apr 24 at 7:15am
Bristol based company Hydrate for Health Ltd is celebrating after being named as a winner of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise - the UK’s highest accolade for business success, in the category of Innovation. The award is in recognition of the impact their unique product, The Hydrant is having across the healthcare system.
Double appointment at Jenx

Double appointment at Jenx

Apr 23 at 9:54am
Jenx Ltd, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of postural support furniture for disabled children, has expanded its management team with two new appointments.
Pressure ulcer improvement

Pressure ulcer improvement

Apr 22 at 11:27am
New research presented at the 32nd Annual Conference of the Tissue Viability Society (TVS) demonstrates improvement in the prevention of pressure ulcers with the use of Wellsense’s M.A.P, the first-ever continuous bedside pressure mapping system. The M.A.P is the first-ever, clinically proven, continuous bedside monitoring system that detects and depicts the variations in pressure across a patient’s body, to aid in the prevention of hospital acquired pressure ulcers.
World-leading mobility solution provider officially opens its doors in Leeds

World-leading mobility solution provider officially opens its doors in Leeds

Apr 22 at 11:03am
Ottobock, has officially opened its new mobility and bespoke seating manufacturing site in Leeds. The facility will serve UK and international markets providing bespoke seats for wheelchair users with complex needs, which are moulded to their body shape for comfort and prevent further deterioration of physical deformities.
Tele conference training and new adapted clothing launches

Tele conference training and new adapted clothing launches

Apr 23 at 11:24am
Silvalea Limited will be demonstrating their Global Training Tele Conferencing facility at Naidex this year. The facility offers an extensive range of free training and product awareness sessions to healthcare professionals. This innovative tool provides a unique and immediate lifeline for healthcare professionals across the world, enabling Silvalea to assist problem solving in real time from any geographical location, linking from a laptop, tablet or mobile phone direct to their studio and training team.
CQC announces bigger, more expert Inspection Teams

CQC announces bigger, more expert Inspection Teams

Apr 19 at 7:53am
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has announced it will be introducing bigger, more expert inspection teams that will spend longer in hospitals talking to people. These will be led by a Chief Inspector who will also oversee performance ratings.
 
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