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BHTA Press Office

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.

British Healthcare Trade Show maintains commitment to bringing industry together with new date
British Healthcare Trade Show maintains commitment to bringing industry together with new date

Press release: The organisers of the BHTS have announced that the event has been rescheduled to the 15th June 2021.

BHTA stresses need for the healthcare industry to be prioritised for vaccine rollout
BHTA stresses need for the healthcare industry to be prioritised for vaccine rollout

Press release: The BHTA has welcomed official guidance from NHS England & NHSEI prioritising frontline workers in the vaccine rollout.

BHTA CEO Dr Simon Festing responds to national lockdown announcement
BHTA CEO Dr Simon Festing responds to national lockdown announcement

Press release: Following the decision to introduce lockdowns, the BHTA has called on the government to support to businesses.

BHTA Members Help the Call for PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
BHTA Members Help the Call for PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

BHTA members have been supporting the NHS and healthcare Services with supplies of PPE. If you are experiencing shortages of equipment please contact our members to ...

Leading Outsource CES Providers Working Together to Support NHS and Local Authorities
Leading Outsource CES Providers Working Together to Support NHS and Local Authorities

We are facing an unprecedented public health crisis, where only cooperation, understanding and resourcefulness will help to maintain our vital services. Following detailed discussions Medequip ...

BHTA Appeals to Government to Include the Medical Device and Assistive Technologies Sectors as “Key Workers”
BHTA Appeals to Government to Include the Medical Device and Assistive Technologies Sectors as “Key Workers”

In light of the news that school closures have already started, the BHTA has appealed to government to clarify the definition of “key workers”, and ...


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