Welcome to Wheelfreedom's news page where we keep you updated on our products, services, and the latest happenings from the wider world.
NHS Commissioners Given More Freedom with Wheelchair budgets
Commissioning groups within the NHS have been given the opportunity to think more creatively in how funding will be distributed. With a new personal wheelchair budget being introduced in April this year, it should see CCG’s (Clinical Commissioning Groups) being able to offer wheelchairs and powerchairs of a higher spec than they could previously, provided it is appropriate for the patient.Read more
Sunrise Medical JAY Seating Training
This week three of our product specialists were in Birmingham for Sunrise Medical’s JAY seating training event, designed to gain knowledge about the core principles underlying seating and positioning, whilst learning more about their JAY seating range and how it can benefit you.Read more
Motability scrap £100 upfront payment for new customers
On 1st January 2018 Motability decided to get rid of their £100 upfront payment, which was required for new customers to enter into the scheme. This follows Motability’s decision to lower prices on a significant number of their products last quarter, as well as keeping prices exactly the same this quarter.Read more
Wheelfreedom have partnered with Fish Insurance, the UK’s leading mobility specialist insurance company, in order to provide our customers with a range of insurance options for their wheelchairs and mobility scooters.Read more