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Charity completes equipment centre makeover to enhance shoppers’ experience

Charity completes equipment centre makeover to enhance shoppers’ experience

3 days ago, May 22 at 9:28am
Hertfordshire Action on Disability (HAD) has recently finished what it describes as a speedy spring-clean and re-fit at its equipment centre, creating an improved shopping experience for customers.
Stairlift staff overcome mountain of a challenge for charity

Stairlift staff overcome mountain of a challenge for charity

3 days ago, May 22 at 9:20am
Employees from Stannah Stairlifts took on ‘Challenge Everest’ in an effort to raise money for the British Heart Foundation and the Countess of Brecknock Hospice.
Rail Union calls train operator’s disabled passenger policy “outrageous”

Rail Union calls train operator’s disabled passenger policy “outrageous”

4 days ago, May 21 at 11:31am
The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) has condemned Govia Thameslink Railway’s (GTR) policy to disabled passengers found in the operator’s new timetable arrangements that came into effect on the 20th May 2018.
BREAKING: Motability "badly needs a new roadmap" for its finances says Government Committees

BREAKING: Motability "badly needs a new roadmap" for its finances says Government Committees

4 days ago, May 21 at 5:54pm
Following an inquiry into the Motability scheme, the Treasury and Work & Pensions Committees have unanimously-agreed that senior pay at Motability Operations is "unacceptable" and the organisation’s large reserves are out of proportion to the risks it faces.
Betterlife’s parent company appoints new CEO

Betterlife’s parent company appoints new CEO

1 week ago, May 18 at 11:51am
Celesio UK, the parent company for Lloyds Pharmacy and sister brand Betterlife, has appointed Toby Anderson to be the new CEO of the company from 1st September 2018 onwards.
Call to set target to address lack of accessible homes in Scotland rejected by Government

Call to set target to address lack of accessible homes in Scotland rejected by Government

1 week ago, May 18 at 11:07am
Scotland’s Minister for Housing has rejected a recommendation by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) to set a national target of ensuring at least 10 percent of all new homes are wheelchair accessible.
ACQUISITION: Direct Healthcare Group acquires Qbitus Products

ACQUISITION: Direct Healthcare Group acquires Qbitus Products

1 week ago, May 18 at 6:36am
Direct Healthcare Group (DHG), a leading manufacturer of pressure care solutions, has completed the acquisition of Qbitus Products.
Home Medical Equipment retail tips from across the pond

Home Medical Equipment retail tips from across the pond

1 week ago, May 18 at 9:11am
McKesson, an American healthcare company distributing and providing  healthcare equipment and information technology, has released tips for American HME retailers on how to drive growth which can also be useful for UK mobility retailers.
Icelandic firm invests £5.6 million into Scotland for prosthetic technologies

Icelandic firm invests £5.6 million into Scotland for prosthetic technologies

2 weeks ago, May 17 at 11:38am
Össur, a designer and manufacturer of prosthetic technologies, has made an agreement with Scotland to invest £5.6 million over a three-year period to develop myoelectric prosthetic hand and arm solutions at its Touch Bionics operations.
Industry charity and retailer among finalists for Warrington Business Awards

Industry charity and retailer among finalists for Warrington Business Awards

2 weeks ago, May 17 at 10:03am
The Warrington Business Awards has announced its 2018 finalists, with both Warrington Disability Partnership and Disability Trading Company being shortlisted.
 
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