Children’s Equipment Provision

Audit Commission – Services for Disabled Children 2003

University of York Children with Disability Final Report-Nov09

Debt and Disability – Contact a Family

Community Equipment: Use and Needs of Disabled Children and their Families: University of York

How do they manage? Family Fund

BDF Newlife: It’s Not Too Much To Ask, 2007

DH consultant’s report on children’s equipment services 2010

Health & Safety

Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974

HSE Simple guide to the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998

HSE – Five steps to Risk Assessment

2009 Patient Safety – Health Select Committee

Useful National Patient Safety Agency Risk Matrix

HSE – Managing Health & Safety, Five Steps to Success

Managing Medical Devices

Managing Medical Devices DB2006(05)

MHRA guidance on CES, Decontamination 2003

New EU Medical Device Directive 2010

Making regulatory decisions MHRA

MHRA Enforcement Strategy 2010[1]

Service Reviews

Better Outcome Lower Cost – Office for Disability Issues

Audit Commission – Fully equipped review 2000

Audit Commission – Fully equipped 2002 Assisting independence

Independent living strategy report

Report on CES (07-08) by the Information Centre for health and social care

Why is it that disabled people are always left until last (Wales)


July 2006 FAST Standards Report

The Need for National Minimum Standards by Brian Donnelly

MHRA Standards for assisting manufacturers (2006)


Independent living strategy report – A cross-government strategy about independent living for disabled people 2006

Improving the life chances of disabled people – The prime minister’s strategy unit 2005

Transforming Community Equipment Services (TCES)

The TCES Retail Model – Why are Standards Needed?

Centre for Economics and Business Research (cebr) TCES Report

Wheelchair Services

Get Moving – the case for effective Wheelchair Services: Muscular Dystrophy Campaign 2010

Moving Forward: Review of NHS wheelchair and seating services in Scotland. NHS Scotland 2006

Out and About: Wheelchairs as part of a whole-systems approach to independence. Care Services Improvement Partnership 2006


School when you are on wheels: Young Wheelchair Users in Wales: Contact a Family