NHS Wheelchair Service – North East Essex

The North East Essex wheelchair service provides wheelchairs to children and adults in North East Essex who have a permanent disability which prevents them walking.

How to access

Adults or children in need of a wheelchair because of a permanent disability, must be registered with a GP in North East Essex.

You must be referred by a healthcare professional, such as a GP, occupational therapist or physiotherapist.

Your mobility needs will be assessed and the most suitable long-term wheelchair and any equipment will be provided. Equipment provided includes:

  • manual wheelchairs
  • indoor/outdoor Wheelchairs
  • buggies
  • cushions

Once registered with the wheelchair service

The service will continue to support you to see how you are getting on.

Once you are registered with the wheelchair service, you can self refer for review.

Who the service provides for


Email address


Phone number

01255 201771

Operational locations

  • Colchester
  • Tendring


Clacton Hospital
Tower Road
CO15 1LH