Medical equipment services

The British Red Cross volunteer-led medical equipment service provides wheelchair hire and short-term loans of equipment in almost 1000 outlets in the UK, helping tens of thousands of people every year.

The medical equipment service helps people return to their own homes after illness or surgery, enables them to go on holiday with friends or family and promotes independence. The main types of equipment provided include:

  • wheelchairs
  • backrests
  • bath seats
  • walking sticks and frames
  • commodes, bedpans and urinals.

For further details visit: British Red Cross