Wheelchair Service - Southport and Formby

The Wheelchair Service serves the registered population of, Southport & Formby localities of Southport, Ainsdale and Formby. The Wheelchair Service provides wheelchairs on a permanent loan basis to those whose indoor mobility is permanently restricted and will remain so for at least six months.

The service is responsible for the assessment and prescription of wheelchairs and buggies from the age of 36 months. If however a child has postural management impairment there is no minimum age restriction.

Clients who are unable to maintain normal posture when using a NHS wheelchair may be provided with additional postural support. Ranging from contour cushions, Posture belts or harnesses, off the shelf postural supports through to bespoke postural seating.

How to access the service

Referrals are accepted from GPs and AHPs for clients that are registered with a Southport and Formby GP practice.

There are regular clinics, and home visits are available to patients who are bed/ housebound.

E-referrals for wheelchair referrals only:

mailto:lcn-tr.referralssafwheelchairs@nhs.net

Who to contact

Telephone
01704 387 258 01704 387 258
E-mail
Website
https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/.../wheelchair-service-southport-and-formby

Where to go

Address
91 Zetland Street
Southport
Merseyside
Postcode
PR9 9DL
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Last Updated

Last updated: 21/10/2020

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