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BHTA Media Centre

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If you are planning a story on the healthcare and assistive technologies industry, or require an expert comment or opinion, the British Healthcare Trades Association is here to help.

Championing better health and care for over 100 years, we represent over 400 companies in the industry, responsible for employing over 18,500 people and supplying £3.7bn worth of essential equipment and services to the NHS and social care sector.

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BHTA Press Releases

See below for the latest press releases from the BHTA and contact the comms team for additional comments, imagery or to arrange exclusive interviews.

The Social Care Journey... Have you reached your destination?
The Social Care Journey… Have you reached your destination?

*** For immediate release *** On 01 December 2021, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) published a white paper, People at ...

A shot and a hard place – BHTA asserts mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for health & social care staff is only half the solution
A shot and a hard place – BHTA asserts mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for health & social care staff is only half the solution

BHTA details how the mandatory vaccination decision must be backed up with economic support for members in the event of disruption

British Healthcare Trades Association announces resignation of CEO
British Healthcare Trades Association announces resignation of CEO

Dr Simon Festing, Chief Executive Officer of the British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA), has taken the decision to resign with immediate effect.

Increased funding a step in the right direction, but questions remain over the net effects on provision for vital equipment and services
Increased funding a step in the right direction, but questions remain over the net effects on provision for vital equipment and services

BHTA notes that action to support the health and social care sector is welcome, but clarity is needed on how funding will positively impact consumers, ...

British Healthcare Trades Association calls for NHS self-isolation rule to apply to frontline workers in the health and care industry
British Healthcare Trades Association calls for NHS self-isolation rule to apply to frontline workers in the health and care industry

BHTA calls for NHS self-isolation exemption to apply to frontline workers in the health and care industry.

BHTA invites industry to reconnect this June at the British Healthcare Trade Show in Leeds
BHTA invites industry to reconnect this June at the British Healthcare Trade Show in Leeds

Press release: On 15 June 2021, the British Healthcare Trade Show (BHTS) will take place at Weetwood Hall Estate in Leeds.