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Posts Tagged ‘wheelchairs’

New community equipment ‘amnesty bin’

A new ‘amnesty bin’ to make it easier for people to return on loan community equipment like walking frames and crutches has been installed at a household waste recycling centre in Harrogate. It follows talks between Medequip Assistive Technology Ltd – which issues community equipment to patients on behalf of North Yorkshire County Council and…

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Personal Wheelchair Budgets

Personal Wheelchair Budgets Personal Wheelchair Budgets were introduced in North Yorkshire and York in December 2019 and aim to increase choice and control for people who access wheelchair services through: Providing holistic assessments that take into account people’s wider needs Considering how wheelchair provision can increase independence and improve people’s health and wellbeing outcomes Supporting…

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Community equipment amnesty launched across North Yorkshire

Published on Feb 19, 2019 Local NHS and social care leaders are calling on people across North Yorkshire and York to return loaned equipment like walking frames, crutches, beds, mattresses and hoists when no longer needed. Last year the NHS launched a national so-called “crutch amnesty” to deal with concerns that perfectly good medical equipment…

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Patient Support

Adult Mental Health Children and Young People Children and Young People’s Mental Health Continuing Health Care End Of Life Care Equipment And Wheelchairs GP Online Services Health A-Z Minor Eye Conditions Service NHS Constitution and NHS Choice Framework NHS 111 North Yorkshire Connect – Community Directory Patient Transport Preparing for Hospital Reclaiming Travel Costs Resources…

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