If you have unwanted NHS or social care equipment at your property, which you no longer need, you can arrange a free home collection.
How to arrange a collection
NHS and social care equipment is collected by NRS Healthcare.
To arrange a free home collection:
Call: 0300 100 0253
What equipment can be collected
- Alternating mattresses
- Bath lifts
- Bellman devices, and some other sensory equipment
- Care chairs
- Cough assists
- Electric profiling beds
- Hoists and stand aids
- Mattress Elevators
- Paediatric equipment
- Patient turners
- Pillow lifters
- Portable ramps
- Pressure care mattress
- Riser-recliners, and other chairs
- Shower chairs
- Suction machines
- Telecare equipment
- Walkers, three and four wheeled
For some smaller items, NRS Healthcare may ask you to dispose of or recycle the item yourself, especially if the cost of collecting it would be higher than the value of the item(s).
What happens next
Returned items will be cleaned and refurbished for re-use whenever possible. This helps the NHS and Brent Council save money, and helps to protect the environment.