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Walking aids

The NHS can provide walking aids such as:

  • walking sticks
  • walking frames
  • wheelchairs

You can arrange this through your GP, hospital consultant or physiotherapist. There is no charge for this equipment, but there may be a returnable deposit.

There is lots of information on the NHS website.

For information on powered wheelchairs,mobility scooters and car leasing please visit

If you want to privately purchase walking aids instead of contacting the NHS you can look online for private retailers or view suppliers on the map below

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