Whanganui Hospital Loans Dept

We provide:

  • Short-term loan of equipment including wheelchairs as prescribed by the hospital Occupational Therapy Department. 
  • Assistance with the purchase of wheelchairs through Enable NZ (Ministry of Health funded).
  • Repairs of Loans Department-owned wheelchairs and those purchased through Enable NZ, including puncture repair, new tyres etc.
  • Short term hire of equipment including wheelchairs, commodes, shower stools, toilet raisers etc may be possible subject to equipment availability.

Please note: Loans of crutches and walking frames is now through Whanganui Hospital's Physiotherapy Department, as prescribed by the occupational therapists or physiotherapists.