Publications

Below is a selection of documents published by the National Wheelchair Managers’ Forum.  All are available for download. Latest items are at the top.
DateTitleDescriptionDocument
September 20Guidelines Regarding Equipment That Has Been Abused or Lost by a PatientDownload
August 20Model service specification for wheelchair and posture servicesDownload
August 20Declaration of InterestsDownload
2020Right To Travel LeafletDownload
2019Terms of ReferenceDownload
April 18Operating Model for NHS Wheelchair Services April 18Download
Jul 2015Providing Wheelchairs in Care Home settingsDownload
Jul 2012Rehabilitation Engineering Services For Prosthetics And OrthoticsThis document has been produced by the Prosthetics & Orthotics Interest group of RESMaGDownload
Jul 2012Rehabilitation Engineering Services For Wheelchairs And Special Seating  This document has been produced by the Rehabilitation Engineering Services Management Group (RESMaG)Download
Oct 2010Allied Health Professional Referral to TreatmentDebbie Wolfe - AHP RTT Clinical Lead, presented to wheelchair and seating services advisory groupDownload
Jan-09Setting up and Maintaining a Wheelchair User Group
Tips on setting up and maintaining a wheelchair user group - Sue Wood/Krys Jarvis, January 2009
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Archive

DateTitleDescriptionDocument
Dec 2015DoH response document to the NHS England Mandate ConsultationFull response document from DoH Setting the Mandate to NHS England for 2016 to 2017 Government Response to the ConsultationDownload
Jul 2015BRC putting the wheels in motionBritish Red Cross - Assessing the value of BRS short-term wheelchair loan .  Authors Alison McNulty, Chloë Carter and Jacob BeswickDownload
Oct 2011The Future of Wheelchair Services - Any Qualified Provider  Wheelchair Services: What is needed to make Government policy work?Download
May 2011Emerging Key Findings and Invitation to ContributeOn 26 May 2011, the OFT published emerging key findings based on the information it had received from a wide range of interested parties and from consumer research it commissioned to understand the purchasing experiences of users/purchasers of mobility aids http://www.oft.gov.uk/OFTwork/markets-work/current/mobility-aids/Download
May 2011Latest Wheelchair Guidelines from Muscular Dystrophy CampaignWheelchair Provision for Children and Adults with Muscular Dystrophy and other Neuromuscular ConditionsDownload
Apr 2011The safety of wheelchair occupants in road passenger vehiclesResearch carried out by the Transport Research Laboratory under contract to the Department for Transport into the safety of adult and child wheelchair users travelling in motor vehicles. (See link E below)Download
Nov 2010Associate Parliamentary Group for Limb Loss - Wheelchair CharterHelping to empower Patient Led Wheelchair & Special Seating Services with the support of this Patients Charter throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern IrelandDownload
Oct 2007Transforming Community Equipment & Wheelchair Services ProgrammePresented to 23/10/07 NWMF meeting by Lucia Fiveash, National Programme ManagerDownload
Feb 2007Disability and RehabilitationYoung people's experiences using electric powered indoor - outdoor wheelchairs (EPIOCs)Download
Older adults use of, and satisfaction with, electric powered indoor/outdoor wheelchairsOlder adults use of, and satisfaction with, electric powered indoor/outdoor wheelchairsDownload
Out and About- Wheelchairs as part of a whole systems approach to independenceGovernment Review of Wheelchair Services in the UK.Download
Mar 2006Scottish Executive Report - Moving Forward:Review of NHS Wheelchair and Seating Services in Scotland, March 2006Download
2006Whizz Kidz don't push me around reportA report on disabled children's experiences of wheelchair services in the UKDownload