British Healthcare Trades Awards 2016 hosted by Penny Smith

The Annual British Healthcare Awards were presented last night (Thursday 1st December 2016) by Television and Radio presenter Penny Smith at the British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA) Awards Evening & Dinner held at etc venues 155 Bishopsgate, London

This years awards were presented to companies and individuals in recognition of products, services that support people to live more independently. The awards categories entrants, highly commended and winners are all listed below.

British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA) Director General, Tracey Lloyd said: “The competition for awards this year increased and showed a real diversity across our membership and the healthcare industry. We really appreciate all the companies for taking time to enter and we hope that the we will see you back again next year. “The BHTA was proud to present a Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr Barend ter Haar who is a worthy recipient for many years of hard work and service to the healthcare sector.


  • Best Product Award, Winner – Invacare (Maxxcare Heel Boot)

Highly Commended Certificate – Wel Medical (Brayden CPR Training Manakin)

Highly Commended Certificate – Invacare (Modulite Seating System)


BES Rehab Ltd – Leggero TRAK Buggy

BES Rehab Ltd – EarlySense-Proactive Patient Care System

Bio Technics Ltd – Endurocide® Sporicidal and Antimicrobial Disposable Curtains

Blatchford – Silcare Breathe – perforated sweat management liner

CareFlex Ltd – CareFlex SmartSeatPro

Cefndy Healthcare & Manufacturing – The YESS! Range

Dartex Coatings Ltd – Dartex Microclimate Range

Inhealthcare Ltd – Digital Care Home Improves coordination with the NHS

Invacare Ltd – Invacare Modulite Seating System

Invacare Ltd – Invacare Maxxcare Heel Boot

R82 UK Ltd – Benefits of Abducted Standing with the R82 Gazelle Standing Frame

Stiltz Lifts – Stiltz Lift Customer Service Programme

Sure Wise Limited – Sure Wise Limited

TGA Mobility Limited – Latest MinimoPlus Folding Mobility Scooter

TGA Mobility Limited – TGA StrongBack Wheelchair

Well Medical Ltd – Brayden CPR Training Manikin

  • Best Service Award, Winner – Inhealthcare (Integrated INR self-testing service for warfarin patients)

Highly Commended Certificate – Coloplast ( Nurse led stoma support programme for Ostomy patients in CCG of West Essex)


Coloplast & West Essex CCG – Nurse Led Stoma support programme for Ostomy patients in the CCG of West Essex

Inhealthcare Ltd – Integrated INR self-testing service transforming how warfarin patients are monitored

Respond Healthcare Ltd – Making Life better – Home delivery and support service for people living with a stoma

The Unlimited Company – Guidance and Information

  • Most Effective Marketing Campaign Award, Winner – Invacare (TDX2 Marketing Campaign)

Highly Commended Certificate – Essential Aids (Quadrosenior)


BaKare Beds Ltd – London Launch Day – Bakare Beds

Essential Aids – Quadrosenior Campaign

Invacare Ltd – Invacare TDX2 Marketing Campaign

Reliance Medical Ltd – Reliance Medical

The Unlimited Company – Concept Store Launch Bristol

The Unlimited Company – Store Launch Andover

  • Independent Living Design Award (ILDA), Winner – TGA Minimo Plus Mobility Scooter


BES Rehab Ltd - Weely Wheelchair

Cortech Healthcare Ltd - Cortech Patient Movement System

TGA Mobility Ltd - TGA Minimo Plus mobility scooter   

  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Awarded to - Dr Barend ter Haar

  • BHTA Individual of the Year, Winner - Heather Seaman of Kent Mobility

  • BHTA Team of the Year, Winner - Stiltz Limited

  • Shopmobility Tom Hillier Award, Winner – Basingstoke Shopmobility

Highly Commended Certificate – Kath Brown, Wrexham Shopmobility

  • Best Contribution to the Community Award, Winner - Acorn Mobility Services Limited



The Unlimited Company

Acorn Mobility Services Limited


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