The BHTA have brought together some of the major wheelchair service providers to ensure that, while the NHS is under pressure, the needs of wheelchair users remain fully supported.
In a release, the BHTA detailed that its members will bring their combined resources together to respond urgently and help for wheelchair service customers having difficulties obtaining service and maintenance support for products.
It explained how many of the challenges wheelchair services and wheelchair users are experiencing are replicated across the country.
The group will look to see how it can support where there may be hot spots or shortfalls in services.
The BHTA group will be liaising with other Wheelchair Groups and regional in-house services to try to mitigate wheelchair user’s problems with ongoing assessments, deliveries, service and maintenance.
As part of the announcement, the BHTA said it was keen to support users that are just being issued with products for hospital discharge and for others, whose conditions are changing and need to be assessed as part of their ongoing clinical needs.
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