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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In accordance with the latest government announcement regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, users should be aware of the instruction to stay at home, and to only leave the house for food, health reasons or essential work. You should also stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people.

In light of this, the groups, clubs and societies listed within the Shropshire Community Directory will be unable to meet until further notice, and there may be a reduced service for other local and national organisations.

For further information, please contact the individual groups or organisations listed.

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Shropshire Wheelchair and Posture Service


The NHS Shropshire Wheelchair and Posture Service cover the whole of the county, serving both Telford and Wrekin CCG and Shropshire County CCG.

This service provides for the basic mobility needs for people of all ages with permanent disabilities. Referrals are accepted from trained Accredited Referrers on the designated form available from the service.

Issue of wheelchairs: Manual wheelchairs are sometimes issued from the information contained on the referral form, but often more detailed assessments are carried out. If a powered wheelchair is required, a home visit and a clinic visit will be arranged.

Wheelchairs provided by the service include:

  • a range of manual wheelchairs
  • active user wheelchairs
  • associated specialist postural seating and pressure cushions.

Powered wheelchairs are provided following an assessment for clients who meet the eligibility guidelines.

Three basic types of powered wheelchair are supplied:

  • indoor occupant operated powered wheelchair suitable for home and garden but not on the pavement, road or in shopping centres
  • outdoor attendant operated wheelchair, which are issued to carers who cannot push a manual wheelchair due to disability or illness
  • indoor/outdoor occupant operated powered wheelchair

Voucher Scheme: This scheme offers the opportunity to purchase an alternative wheelchair using a voucher valued at the cost of the NHS prescribed wheelchair. Further details can be obtained from Wheelchair and Posture Service.
For more information about the Shropshire Wheelchair and Posture Service, please follow the link to their website.

Venue Details

Shropshire Wheelchair and Posture Service
Shrophire Rehabilitation Centre
Lancaster Road
View SY1 3NJ on a map | Get directions to SY1 3NJ

Contact Details

Krystyn Jarvis
01743 444051
Wheelchair Repair Service: 01743 444051

Additional Information


Wheelchair Repairs: A dedicated repair service is available to ensure all equipment supplied by the NHS is safe and mechanically fit for purpose.

The service has an extensive workshop on the same site and direct users or carers to bring their wheelchair to the service for a speedy repair, and where this is not possible a home visit can be arranged.

Courtesy wheelchairs are available where wheelchairs require a workshop repair. The service is available during standard office hours and can be accessed directly by the users.

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