Disabled children waiting too long for NHS wheelchairs NHS England misses target for delivery of wheelchairs to more than 5,000 children
Thousands of disabled children in England who need a wheelchair are waiting more than the four-month target for the equipment to be delivered, analysis has revealed.
The NHS standard is for children to receive a wheelchair within 18 weeks from the time of referral, but in 2017-18 it was missed for more than 5,100 children, according to analysis published on Tuesday in the Health Service Journal (HSJ). Continue reading... The Guardian