The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust




All service users, Carers and Visitors to Specialist Rehabilitation Services are to wear a face covering unless they are exempt in accordance with the government guidelines.


A multidisciplinary assessment service is offered to people of all ages with long term mobility problems. Clinical assessments for manual and powered wheelchairs, buggies, all with a Personal Wheelchair Budget are available.  Postural and special seating systems for NHS Wheelchairs can also be provided.

The long term provision of a wheelchair, buggy or related disability equipment is subject to assessed need and prescription guidelines. Access to this service is open to children and adults including provision of buggies to children over 30 months and can be made via a GP or approved therapist. (NB/ Outdoor only user controlled powered wheelchairs or scooters are not available).

The service also provides modifications and adaptations to equipment they have supplied. Maintenance and repairs of loan equipment are provided by Ross Care. Advice and training for users, carers and professionals in the ‘supply and use of’ equipment is also available.

A beginner's guide to NHS wheelchairs - Part 1 The Parts of a Wheelchair

 A beginner's guide to NHS wheelchairs - Part 2 Using a Wheelchair


A beginner's guide to NHS wheelchairs - Part 3 - Transportation


A beginner's guide to NHS wheelchairs - Part 4 - Maintenance


A beginner's guide to NHS wheelchairs - Part 5 Your NHS Wheelchair

Personal wheelchair budget film