GSTT Wheelchair service


Age Range:

All ages

The Service

Our wheelchair service supports adults and children with mobility and postural problems who need a wheelchair for more than six months. We provide on a loan basis both powered and non-powered wheelchairs, buggies and associated postural seating systems to cater for your individual needs.

Who is the service for?

This service is for clients with mobility and postural problems who need a wheelchair for more than six months.

Criteria for access to service

Clients must have mobility or postural problems for more than six months

Accessibility of this service

Opening hours: 8.30am-4.30pm, Monday to Friday

How this is provided:

Our team comprises phsyiotherapists, occupational therapists, technical instructors, rehabilitation engineers and technicians and administrators. They are responsible for the assessment, prescription and fitting of wheelchairs

How can I access this service?

New patients: you must have a referral by a qualified health care professional, for example a doctor, nurse, physiotherapist or occupational therapist.
Existing patients: you can self-refer or be referred by your carer for a review via telephone.

How is this service funded?

NHS funded

Do you need to pay for this service?

No

Contact us

Wheelchair and specialist seating service
Bowley Close Regional Specialist Rehabilitation Centre
Farquhar Road
London
SE19 1SZ
Tel: 020 3049 7760
Email: gst-tr.gsttwheelchairservice@nhs.net