Unwanted mobility equipment drop-off points
People with mobility equipment they no longer need are being urged to return it to new, dedicated drop-off points at hospitals in Ashford, Canterbury and Margate.
This includes equipment loaned by the NHS or Kent County Council through NRS Healthcare, such as commodes, walking frames, raised toilet seats, shower chairs, free-standing toilet frames, perching stools, chair raisers, kitchen trolleys and wheeled walkers. Crutches can also be returned. >> Drop-off point details are online.
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People can drive up to the drop-off points which are located at:
William Harvey Hospital, Ashford: Follow the Equipment Drop Off signs around the back of the hospital. The container will be on your right just before the entrance to Spencer wing.
QEQM Hospital, Margate: Enter the hospital via St Peters Road. The container is on the right of the maternity entrance doors.
Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury: Enter through the 1937 building entrance, drive straight ahead, turn right into disabled parking area, immediately before the triangle in front of the main entrance.
Alternatively, to arrange free collection of equipment with a barcoded sticker, please contact NRS Healthcare on 01622 235300.
People are asked not to leave wheelchairs at the drop-off points but instead to call Millbrook Healthcare on 0330 124 4485 to arrange collection. All equipment will be assessed and thoroughly cleaned before reuse.