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Ipswich and East Suffolk

Community equipment and wheelchair services is currently split between the West Suffolk Hospital and Medequip.

Ross Care carry out wheelchair repairs and maintenance to NHS supplied wheelchairs.

The assessment, referral and handover element of the service is part of Community Services.

For wheelchair users in Ipswich and East Suffolk, there is a single telephone contact number (01473 351 805) which enables you to contact the service both for repairs or assessments.

West Suffolk Hospital wheelchair services (Opens in a new window)



Suffolk Wheelchair Service
Chantry Clinic
Hawthorn Drive


Contact: 01473 351 805  (option 2)

Clacton and North Essex

Wheelchair services transferred to this hospital in November 2018 as part of the closure of Essex County Hospital.

We also visit other hospitals, patient’s homes, residential homes, nursing homes, schools and workplaces.

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Phone us: 01255 201 771

Email the wheelchair service team

We also have a Facebook page – look for North East Essex Wheelchair Services.

Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 4.30pm and Friday 8.30am to 4pm.

Wheelchair services in East Suffolk and North Essex

We provide wheelchairs and other equipment to help people be as mobile as possible.

Our service will assess your needs to make sure you get the right help. We will look at your physical and mental health and the support you have from family, friends and carers. We will consider where you live and your daily transport needs.

We can provide a wide range of mobility support. This includes buggies and manual and powered wheelchairs. We also provide equipment to help with postural support and pressure care.

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