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Wheelchair service

    • Helping our patients
    • Helping our patients

Our wheelchair and specialised seating service supplies wheelchairs and associated equipment free of charge to North Tyneside residents who have long-term mobility problems due to illness, disability or getting older.

This includes manual and powered wheelchairs any associated special seating, pressure relieving cushions, accessories and modifications. The service provides and maintains this equipment.  

If you live in Northumberland this service is within the joint equipment and loans service contact them on 01670 730595.

Your care

If you need this services you will be referred by a healthcare professional such as your GP or hospital consultant. Your needs will be assessed following which equipment will be provided based on your clinical need.


Wheelchair service
Victoria Therapy Centre
Hawkeys Lane
North Shields
Tel: 0191 2828090 (24 hour answering service)
Fax: 0191 2196619
Office hours:
Mon - Fri 9.00am - 2.00pm
Once registered with the wheelchair service you or your carer can contact the service directly for a re-assessment.