Following a partnership between BHTA Engage, the commercial arm of the leading health sector trade association – the British Healthcare Trades Association and multi award winning healthcare event organisers CloserStill Media Healthcare a major new event has been announced: Trade Days which will run on 5-6th October 2014 at the NEC.
The British Healthcare Trades Association’s Code of Practice – the only one in the industry – has transferred to the new Trading Standards Institute Consumer Codes Approval Scheme, following the closure of the Office of Fair Trading Scheme.
The British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA) has announced a new organisation, BHTA Engage Ltd set up to provide marketing and promotional support to member companies by developing new and cost effective initiatives designed to generate awareness and create opportunities in all sectors of the healthcare marketplace.
A new report has revealed that a staggering £625m of taxpayers' money could be saved if more appropriate provision was made for people needing home adaptations. The report's authors presented the findings to leading parliamentarians and industry figures in Parliament this morning.
Children and Families Minister Sarah Teather told a reception in the House of Lords this week (Tuesday March 6th) that she was listening to concerns raised with her about Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) services and communication aids. She said that some of these concerns would soon be addressed in a formal response to the Government’s consultation on issues affecting children with Special Educational Needs.
Members of the Beds & Support Surfaces Section of the British Healthcare Trades Association have produced this publication in collaboration with representatives from the Textile Coaters and Coated Fabrics industry and representatives of the UK Cleaning Products Industry Association (UKCPI) and the Healthcare Ergonomics and Patient Safety Unit (HEPSU), Loughborough University.