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NHS: Wheelchairs

Volume 488: debated on Wednesday 25 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average cost to the NHS of a motorised wheelchair for someone without arms and legs is; and if he will make a statement. (257501)

Each wheelchair will need to be specifically tailored to each user's needs, and so the price will vary accordingly.

NHS Supply Chain has a framework agreement to supply motorised wheelchairs to the national health service. Prices on this framework agreement range from £865 to £5,400.